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Digital Technology Blog

Five reasons to study a Foundation Degree

Find out our top 5 reasons to study a Foundation Degree in CEBE.

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Become a Student Ambassador

Find out why becoming a Student Ambassador is good for your CV but also your wallet.

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How to build a recording studio

We caught up with third-year international Sound Engineering and Production student, Severi Mallula, who designed and b...

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Innovation festival winning AI project “huge step forward” in field

Marius Matulis, won 1st place at Innovation Fest for his project; the build, programming and 3D printing of a robot arm...

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Meet our Studio Manager, Matt

Whether you want to explore our state-of-the-art facilities, book some kit for projects or need some advice about usin...

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Student support during your digital technology degree

Find out about the support we offer you during your degree.

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Meet our technician, Bruno Junior

You might not know it yet, but technicians are a huge part of student life - especially on practical-based courses like...

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Women in Sound Engineering

We spoke to sound engineering students, Amara and Ruby, about their experience. 

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In conversation with our Hollywood VFX expert

If you want a flourishing career in visual effects, Senior Lecturer in Visual Effects, Lianne Forbes, can give you a f...

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Lydia Hubbard: My apprenticeship at the BBC

As a BBC Broadcast Engineering Apprentice, Lydia has worked in a number of different engineering teams in the BBC and h...

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Max Andrews: My postgraduate apprenticeship at the BBC

Max is a postgraduate Broadcast Systems Integration Engineer studying on the BBC Broadcast Engineer Traineeship. H...

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Live music and events after the Covid-19 pandemic

Birmingham City University hosted a discussion 'Delivering major live events safely in the Covid-age', in which a panel...

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Seven reasons to study a degree in STEM

We explore reasons why you should consider studying a STEM related degree with us.

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Student short film wins industry awards

Student short film 'Black Bear' is recognised by industry, winning six awards.

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What can I do with a Computing and Digital Technology degree?

Thinking about studying a Computing and Digital Technology degree ? If so, you’ve picked an exciting industry, with a...

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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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What can I do with a degree in Visual Effects or Film Production?

Take a look at the careers that lie ahead within Visual Effects and Film Production.

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What can I do with a degree in Music Technology or Sound Engineering?

From working with artists to produce sound for theatre and live gigs, to helping police solve crimes with audio forens...

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Why study Digital Film Production or Visual Effects with us?

If you are interested in film production, technology and visual effects, then now is a great time to study one of our d...

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Nine reasons to study Games and Digital Media in Birmingham

If you are interested in computing, digital media, technology or games, then now is a great time to study one of our de...

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Six reasons to study Music and Sound in Birmingham

If you are interested in sound engineering and production or music technology, then now is a great time to study one of...

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Top tips for writing your personal statement

Get a head start with your UCAS application to the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birm...

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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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Seven ways you can learn more about our faculty

Why not spend some time connecting with us in the CEBE faculty?  

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Digital Technology then and now

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

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Five ways to prepare for your Digital Technology degree

Not sure on what to do between now and starting university? Want some guidance on how to prepare for your starting you...

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Where my Film degree has taken me

Our ambitious BSc (Hons) Film Production Technology graduate, Tayyib Mahmood, is thriving in industry working on the ne...

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Find the perfect Digital Technology course for you

Are you considering a career in Digital Technology, but unsure which course to study? 

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Five skills you will gain from your degree

Are you intrigued to know what skills your Digital Technology degree will give you? Excited to unravel your potential?...

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How to join Scratch Radio

Joining a society at university is a great way to meet people and as a Digital Technology student we suggest you join ...

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Who to read and follow

Before you start your Digital Technology degree we want to give you some extra tips on how to get the most out of your ...

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Live Sound Society

A great way to socialise and meet people at university is joining a society. As a Sound Engineering and Production or M...

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Meet your course Leader

Stephen Gordon is the Course Leader for the BSc Film Technology and Visual Effects and BSc Film Production Technology d...

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How to make use of our giant Green Screen

At Birmingham City University, we have a fixed green screen with a 3 wall infinity cove. The studio has been used for ...

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Sound Engineering Vs Music Technology

What is the difference between BSc Sound Engineering and BSc Music Technology at Birmingham City University?

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Meet your Head of School

Andy Aftelak is the Head of the School for Computing and Digital Technology. Learn more about his background, his inte...

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Marc Silk, the voice of Johnny Bravo, joins us on the DMT podcast

Marc Silk visited us at Birmingham City University as a guest on our DMT podcast. Marc has voiced many characters from...

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Grammy-Award winning musician Stephen Roessner on why you should study at BCU

Stephen Roessner won best instrumental soloist performance (without orchestra) at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in Lo...

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Where will your Digital Technology degree take you?

Thinking about starting a career might seem like a daunting prospect, but it’s also an exciting opportunity to pursue ...

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Sticky Note Pixel Art

Some mysterious artwork has started to appear around the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment’s...

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Happy Birthday Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Today is the 62nd birthday of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a significant but perhaps under-appreciated innovator that we defin...

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