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Computing Blog

The future of gaming: Xbox vs PlayStation

Our computing student shares the differences between the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.

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Why web development and UI is crucial to SEO

Guest blog post written by digital marketing agency, EDGE Creative. The local Birmingham agency supports our graduates ...

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Free courses to boost your IT career

Learn the basics of Python coding, Cyber Security and IoT (Internet of Things) by signing up to one of the free courses...

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What can I do with a Computing degree?

Thinking about studying a Computing degree? If so, you’ve picked an exciting and ground-breaking field. 

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Why study Artificial Intelligence?

We caught up with industry experts from Microsoft, NHS England and BCU Research to uncover the future of AI and find ou...

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Why study Computing with us?

Choosing where to study is a big decision and you’ll want to make sure you choose the right fit for you. Here’s a few t...

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Top tips for writing your personal statement

Writing a personal statement can seem like a daunting task. We know how difficult it can be to write about yourself and...

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What you can do with a Computer Games Technology degree

We find out what careers you can get out of a degree in Computer Games Technology.  

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The app to make student life easier

Want your course information in the palm of your hand? Download the University Assistant app. 

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Conversion courses

Whether you’re looking to change career, explore a new subject area or upskill in a new field of study, we offer a rang...

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Welcome to the Curzon Library

 If you are starting in September, see what services and resources Curzon Library has to offer. 

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Seven ways you can learn more about our faculty

Why not spend #AntiBoredomMonth connecting with us in the CEBE faculty?  

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Computing success at Innovate Fest

Final year Computer Networks and Security student, Marcus Jeffes, has been awarded first place for 'Innovation in Cyber...

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Computing then and now

If you’re thinking of studying a degree in Computing, there has never been a more exciting time to start. Advancements ...

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One Week Computing Challenge

Not sure on what to do between now and starting university? Don’t fret, we’ve put together a plan to help you stay up t...

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My first Computer Networks graduate role … in Brighton!

Meet our determined final year BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security student, Aksa Saleem, who has successfully se...

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Students win £1,000 for the Game Federation Society

Students from the Game Creation Federation Society earned an impressive grand prize after pitching their initiative. Th...

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How to join the Game Creation Federation

A great way to socialise and meet people at university is by joining a society. As a Computing student you may want to ...

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Which is the perfect Computing course for you?

Are you considering a career in Computing, but you’re still unsure which course to study? Take our quiz and find what ...

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Five skills you will gain from your degree

Are you intrigued to know what skills your Computing degree will give you? Excited to unravel your potential? Then look...

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Get your hands on our computing kit

One of the highlights of going to university is being able to access industry-standard facilities. Find out exactly wha...

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Getting Involved in Global Game Jam

Game Jams are a hackathon-style event that features teams developing a game in a short space of time. The Global Game J...

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How to get a Computing Placement

Learn how to get a computing placement with help from the Careers + Team in 4 simple steps.

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Meet your Head of School

If you are applying to computing courses or are already attending BCU, we think it's important you get to know importa...

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Meet a Tech Entrepreneur

BCU graduate Harry Jawanda is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wambiz, an app-based staff engagement technology company which...

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Why Study a Computing Degree?

Local Sixth-Form student, Simran Kaur, completed a work experience at our School of Computing and Digital Technology. W...

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Go further with a postgraduate

Deciding to study a postgraduate degree has many benefits such increasing your employment prospects and helping you be...

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How to stay safe online

As our individual online presence continues to increase, it is important to protect ourselves against cyber criminals ...

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Cyber Security Summit and Expo 2017

Cyber security is a significant subject in today’s society, and it has a powerful impact on businesses and citizens of...

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HackTheMidlands at Birmingham City University

Last month I attended HackTheMidlands here in the heart of Birmingham City University at Millennium Point. HackTheMidl...

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Moving to Birmingham City University

The weeks leading up to moving were crazy and full of panic. I was excited to be moving to Birmingham to study Compute...

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Insomnia 61: The UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival

For almost 20 years now Multiplay has been hosting what they claim to be “the UK’s biggest gaming festival”. From its ...

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Looking back on Innovation Fest 2017

This year our Innovation Festival was on Friday 26 May, but it was such an amazing day we’re still celebrating! We’ve ...

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Women in Networking

This article, first published on the Hamilton Barnes website, explores why Zareena was drawn to study networking at Bi...

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The path less travelled

Why changing priorities and straying from the beaten path could help reduce the risk of cyber-attack…

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What can we learn from the NHS cyber-attack?

The news over the last two or three days has been full of information and some speculation about the attack on the NHS...

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Big Success in Big Data

Birmingham’s Thinktank Science Museum hosted a “Meet the Experts” event on Big Data during the half term. “Big data” i...

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A day in the life of a Software Developer

When people ask me what I do, and I say I’m a “Software Developer”, they seem fairly impressed yet not entirely sure w...

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