News & Events

There is always something happening around the University and our latest news is a great way to find out what's going on.

You can discover even more via our Media Centre, on Social Media and in our Events section.

University News

Sir Lenny to step down as Chancellor of Birmingham City University

Sir Lenny Henry will step down from his role as Chancellor of Birmingham City University at the end of 2024, eight years after becoming the institution’s figurehead.

AI research project could help UK construction industry save billions

Saving the UK construction industry billions of pounds by harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence is at the heart of a new £1.2m research project led by Birmingham City University.

BCU students explore HS2 site metres away from city campus

Civil Engineering students from Birmingham City University have been given first-hand experience of a HS2 construction site, metres away from their usual classroom.


Events Calendar

See what we've got lined up, including our theatrical and musical performances.

Discover our events

City Talks

City Talks is our FREE public lecture series, featuring high profile speakers like Gok Wan.

Our talks

Media Services

Press team

We tell the media about what is happening at the University, providing a multi-service facility for journalists, including traditional press releases, audio soundbites, video footage and a news feed via Twitter.

The team

The Conversation

Read our latest articles at an independent source of news analysis and informed comment written by academic experts, working with professional journalists who help share their knowledge with the world.

Join the conversation