Blogs

Why study law in Birmingham

Our  state-of-the-art campus is the perfect place to undertake a law course, but other than that, what makes Birmingham so special, and why should you choose to study your degree here?

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Working on homicide cases in Texas

Law student Shannon  shares her internship experiences of working with  a private criminal  defence  attorney in ...

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Discovering the type of lawyer I want to be

Law student, Thomas Nicklin , was placed at the Arizona Justice Project for his internship - an organization which h...

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5 reasons why you shouldn't miss our Law School Open Day

Open Days are a great opportunity for you to experience a little bit of life as a BCU student. Take a look at why they...

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Academic Spotlight: Dr Alice Storey

Senior   l ecturer, Dr Alice Storey, teaches a range of disciplines within the School of Law. We caught up with Ali...

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Student accommodation vlog

Student Caitlin shows us around her student digs over at the Old Fire Station.

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Why Joshua chose to study Law at BCU

Law student Joshua discusses why he chose Birmingham City University.

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Ambassador Blogs: Why I Chose Law with American Legal Studies

Social Media Ambassador Carson discusses why she chose Birmingham City University.

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What to look for in a Law School

When starting out on the journey towards university, most students start looking at either the big picture, or the fin...

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Our in-house Law Clinic

Our  Law Clinic is a dedicated and confidential space for our Law students to undertake pro-bono work.

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Ambassador Blogs: POV of an LPC Student

Social Media Ambassador Nafisa Alom talks through her experiences as a Legal Practice Course student

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Four reasons to take a postgraduate placement

We explore how you can get a head start on your career with a postgraduate placement.

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Packing for University

Packing for university can be overwhelming, especially if you are studying overseas. Here are our top tips for packing ...

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Restaurants for Each Culture

If you’re feeling a little homesick or missing home-cooked meals, then take a look at the restaurants Birmingham has to...

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Looking after your mental health – top tips from our Mental Health First Aiders

We have asked our team of Mental Health First Aiders to give us their top tips for looking after your mental health.

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What jobs can a Law degree get you?

If you are determined to find your place in the legal world, we’ve compiled a list of just five roles you may want to ...

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Five strange UK laws

Every year, new laws are brought in by government, either to govern a new aspect of society or to update and replace ou...

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Best legal shows on Netflix right now

So you're never stuck with nothing to watch, we've put together  a list of the best Law and Justice shows we’ve seen an...

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Changes in the law caused by COVID-19

Covid-19 has forced the world in many ways to come to a standstill, but how has this impacted the things you now legall...

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Societies at the School of Law

When you become a BCU student, you automatically become a member of our Students’ Union, giving you access to the wide...

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Student Support Services at BLSS

The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences at Birmingham City University has a lot of support services on offer t...

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I AM BCU - Something Special

We asked some of our students to tell us something special they have experienced during their time at Birmingham City U...

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What careers can you get into with a postgraduate law degree?

Given the many different areas of law, it is unsurprising that so many Law students decide to take on a postgraduate de...

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How YOU can get into law

Have you ever wondered how to switch disciplines at University? 

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Juliana vs USA

With President Trump's new "industry first" policies, one environmental case has taken on extra meaning.

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Model United Nations - A student's perspective

Find out about Katy's experiences with the Model UN.

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The different types of lawyers, and picking what’s right for you

There are lots of different types of lawyers. But which career is the one for you?

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