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Engineering Blog

One Week Engineering 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 to date and prepared for university. Why not fill your time by going through our resource round up and get inspired in just one week.

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Nine ways that we support students to study Engineering

If you’re considering a degree in Engineering but are worried that you haven’t got the right qualifications or backgrou...

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Five reasons to study a Foundation Degree

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

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Advice from a first-year student

Starting university and not sure what to expect? Hear from our first-year student.

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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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Electronic Engineering student prepares robot for competitions

Mohammed Hussain tells us about the creation of his new robot, built from components from the UKMARSBOT, which he plans...

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Meet the Technicians

We’re committed to providing you with support throughout your degree. Our experienced technicians provide hands on assi...

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Student support during your engineering degree

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

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Women in Sound Engineering

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

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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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What can I do with an Engineering degree?

Thinking of embarking on a career in engineering? You’ll be joining an ever evolving and diverse industry. A career in...

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Why study Engineering with us

Engineering is one of the most exciting and innovative industries to be part of.

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Why study Engineering with us

Engineering is one of the most exciting and innovative industries to be part 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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Nine Engineering audiobooks you should be listening to

To celebrate #AudioBookMonth we have put together a list of our top 9 favourite audiobooks for Engineering students.

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Engineering success at Innovate Fest

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Engineering then and now

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

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Find the perfect Engineering course for you

Interested in Engineering but unsure which course to study?

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My first year at BCU

Quantity Surveying student Katie shares her experiences from her first year at university.

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Five skills you will gain from your degree

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

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Studying a Masters in Engineering

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

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Five important reasons why women should study engineering

The realm of engineering is constantly evolving as well as becoming increasingly important in our world.

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My Placement Year: The First Few Months

Hello everyone! I’m Sophie and I’m a placement student currently working within a precision engineering company in Bir...

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Student Societies: BCU Racing

BCU Racing is a student-led team that competes in the Formula Student Challenge in July each year. Formula Student is a...

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Lilly’s placement with Renault Formula One #INWED17

Tomorrow is  International Women in Engineering Day  (#INWED17), and this week we’re celebrating some of our female ...

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How Birmingham can help to clean urban air

Since the VW emissions scandal broke, air pollution in cities has remained a top public health concern. With such stor...

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