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Staff, students and graduates celebrate key roles in Commonwealth Games

From the students who designed the official medals, to the alumni that performed during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Birmingham City University’s community shares its pride in contributing to the Games.

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World renowned artist and BCU alumnus calls for more action to boost diversity in the arts

One of Britain’s top contemporary painters has said that more needs to be done to boost diversity and inclusion in the arts.

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Post-1992 institutions play pivotal role in Clearing, says UK university leader

Birmingham City University is gearing up for its largest ever Clearing operation - with more than 550 members of staff on standby to support and guide prospective students through the process of finding the right university place for them. 

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Celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage

Trailblazing women who successfully fought for the right to vote have been honoured in a life-size paper tribute handcrafted to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage.

Students on Birmingham City University’s Design for Performance course used 1,600 metres of brown paper and 500 metres of corrugated cardboard to craft an exhibition which features key figures from the Suffragette movement in the run up to the 1918 Representation of the People’s Act - which first handed women the vote.