The student experience

Whether you’re coming to Birmingham City University as new student or returning as a postgraduate, starting university is an exciting time.

We're committed to helping you settle into university life as swiftly as possible. Learn about the inspirational stories of our students. Hear about their experiences, placements and what they did after graduating.

American Internship Programme

The Law School’s Centre for American Legal Studies operates the UK’s largest student internship programme to the USA.

Find out more

Field trips

We want you to graduate with as much practical experience and knowledge as possible. One way we assure that this happens is by regularly organising trips in Birmingham and beyond.

Our trips

Our graduates

Our alumni can be found up and down the UK, in countless different roles and companies.

Meet our graduates

Law Clinic

BCU has an on-campus Law Clinic where you can work under supervision on real legal problems. We are firmly committed to providing excellent opportunities for students to undertake practical work experience to enhance legal skills and their employability with the added benefit of making a real contribution to the Birmingham community.


There's no better way to prepare for work than to experience it first-hand. That’s why we put so much time and dedication into our Law Placements Scheme.