The Student Experience

We're proud to provide an open and world-class environment for you to explore and develop your ideas, as you begin your journey to becoming a creative professional. We will help you build a targeted portfolio to support your professional ambitions, whether you want to follow a career in the fashion or textile industries.

Student work

Our students create a vast array of work as part of their course. We hope their efforts inspire you.

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Overseas opportunities

Visit fairs like Première Vision, and do part of your course abroad through our study abroad scheme.

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Working in Industry

We work with local, national and international businesses to enhance learning through placements, workshops, live briefs and guest lectures from industry professionals. 

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Student life

Find out more about our Students' Union and other opportunities you can seize as a student.

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Our graduates

The creative and intellectual skills to respond to new directions and challenges.

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Our blog

Read more about the ongoings around the School of Fashion and Textiles.

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Hear from our students

We have an entire student led channel for all things Birmingham City University. From videos on what you should expect, to what it's really like to study in Birmingham.

Explore Birmingham

Studying in Birmingham offers you the chance to live and work in the youngest major city in Europe with world-class restaurants, entertainment and shops.

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Find your home from home at BCU. We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you.

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Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

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Student Support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Social Media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £340m facilities.

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