Blog

Welcome to the online home of the creative community that is the School of English at Birmingham City University. Our blog is for sharing our experiences, ideas, stories and success with each other, the industry and the world

5 reasons why English is more than just reading and writing

Find out more about all of the other areas of English you could be involved in whilst studying with us.

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Summer Show - A celebration of the year

Each year at the  School of English , we host our very own Summer Show, highlighting and celebrating the successes o...

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How the careers day helped me

The School of English recently held a careers day which hosted fourteen guest speakers, each with a different angle on...

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An afternoon with Maria Ferguson

“I hide them in bowls under the bed. Packets of Marks and Spencer’s crisps, Kettle Chips…Sea Salt and Balsamic Vinegar...

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Friday night at the Verve Poetry Festival

On Friday 16 February I attended the Verve Poetry Festival in Birmingham for the first time, courtesy of Birmingham Ci...

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Why it is good to say yes to new experiences

Stepping out of our comfort zones can be a daunting challenge for most of us, however I am going to discuss the fantas...

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Q&A with our Final Year Students: Sophie and Katie

As our final year students head towards the end of their time with us at University, we caught up with Sophie and Kati...

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Q&A with our Final Year Students: Natalie and Emily

As our final year students head towards the end of their time with us at University, we asked Natalie and Emily to ref...

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Meet our Head of School, Dr. Sarah Wood

Learn more about Sarah's background, her interests and what she enjoys about working for the School and the University...

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Welcome from the Undergraduate Course Director, Robert Lawson

Course Director Dr. Robert Lawson explains what the School of English blog is and the types of exciting posts you can e...

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