Blog

Birmingham School of Media, part of Birmingham City University, is a community of creative collaborators. This blog showcases news, views and successes from staff and students who are shaping the media landscape of tomorrow. Whether they're studying Media and Communication, Media Production, Film, Journalism, PR or Music Industries, our students are learning how to #DoMediaDifferently so that they are industry ready.

The Sky's the limit

Here at the School of Media, we have fantastic connections with industry as illustrated by our  Sky Scholarship Scheme.  The scheme allows selected students an amazing two week placement opportunity in Sky’s Content Services department, at their head offices in West London.

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We've partnered with HuffPost!

Find out more about the partnership and what it means for School of Media students. 

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Volunteering at Birmingham Indian Film Festival

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Study Abroad: a semester in America

Second year Media and Communications  student Priyanka took part in our Study Abroad exchange programme.

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Top prizes for students at end of year awards

Placements, mentorships and exclusive trips were just some of the prizes awarded to our soon to be graduating student...

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A spotlight on…Collaborative Practice

Second year student Nikhara explains more about the module and how it led to working with peers across the Faculty. ...

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Four days in Amsterdam

Media students ticked off canal tours, Van Gough and an ice bar from their Amsterdam bucket lists before meeting media ...

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From BCU to NYC

First year student Thomas Sayers reflects on his amazing trip to New York City with the School of Media.   

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My university experience so far

We caught up with School of  Media  student Nikhara Korpal to hear about her university experience so far.

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Volunteering at Aston Villa Ladies FC

Students, Hussein and Ella, were given the opportunity to film games, interview players and write up match reports.

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Media Futures: alumni day

We invited some of our most recent alumni to come in and talk to students about the careers they’re in now.

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Making Jazz 1080

Find out more about Nikhara's opportunity to work on a behind the-scenes documentary for Jazz 1080.

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Maisie Williams kicks off Media Futures

The Game of Thrones star talked to our students about her career, her new app and gave advice for breaking into the ind...

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48 hour soap: challenge accepted

See how students worked with Claire Burgess, Coronation Street's Script Editor to create a soap opera in only 48 hours!...

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Co-presenting on BBC Radio West Midlands

The students behind FADE worked on a joint show with BBC Radio West Midlands. Hear more about the live show.

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St. Basil's BIG Birmingham SleepOut

MA students were given the opportunity to film a video for local charity St. Basils. Take a look at how they did it.

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FADE: Birmingham's dance radio station

Next week students will be launching FADE, their own pop-up, dance-based radio station. Learn more about what you can e...

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Journalism: the first semester

Course Leader, Marverine Duffy, tells us about all of the amazing things she and her students have been up to over thei...

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5 reasons to study a Master's at Birmingham School of Media

Take a look at the top five reasons to study your Master's degree with us.

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BBC Music Introducing Live 2018

Find out what happened when our students went to the must-attend event for budding musicians and industry talent.

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My Music Industries experience…so far!

Find out more about third-year student, Eliana Medalie's, experience of the course so far. 

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Working in the Media industry: Anouska Ruane

Learn more about the talk Facebook’s Director of Communications (UK, Ireland, Africa), Anouska Ruane, delivered to stu...

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Students raise money and de-stress with dogs

Learn more about the student-run event, which welcomed three therapy dogs to our City Centre Campus.

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International Women’s Day 2018

First year student, Elena, takes a look at how BCU celebrated International Women’s Day 2018. 

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A PR launch with added VROOM

Find out more about what happened when PR student Kate was invited to attend the launch of the brand new MG ZS.

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Visiting Birmingham School of Media for the first time

Ahead of the next BCU open day this Saturday, hear from two Birmingham School of Media students on what to expect. 

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Listen, learn, develop – Media graduate gives advice to future students

PR graduate, Dean Taylor, gives his top tips for graduate job interviews and how he got to where he is today. 

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5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss the Birmingham School of Media open days

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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Opening up for World Mental Health Day

Find out more about the series of events the School of Media hosted in aid of World Mental Health Day. 

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