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Virtual Open Days

20 March 2021

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Virtual Open Days- see for yourself

Discover what BCU offers at our Virtual Open Day. Enjoy an Open Day experience from your own home, hear from our staff and students and virtually tour our state-of-the-art campuses.

Our confident, proud and diverse community of students strive to achieve their goals. You too could be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £340m facilities. 

What to expect from a Virtual Open Day

What's a Virtual Open Day for anyway? Check out the things you'll be able to see, what you'll learn and how to navigate your university Open Days.

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How to make the most of a Virtual Open Day

We have a whole wealth of knowledge and information available to you through our Virtual Open Day.

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10 Reasons to attend our Virtual Open Day

Thinking about going to university? Here's 10 reasons why you should attend our Virtual Open Day.

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How a Virtual Open Day can help you choose your course.

Struggling to decide on what course to choose? Our Virtual Open Day can help you make that decision.


Our Virtual Open Day offers a webinar with our accommodation staff to get all of your questions answered.

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Lecturers and tutors

Our teaching staff come from and maintain their links with industry. They’ll be on hand to answer all your questions about your course.


We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives. Find out how you can be one of them at our next Open Day.

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Is Birmingham City University right for me?

Here's our top reasons to choose Birmingham City University.

97.4% graduates employed or in further study

Nine in 10 graduates are employed or in further study

We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need - 97.4 per cent are in employment or further study within six months (DLHE Survey 2016/17).

£340 million invested in our campuses

Investing in your future

We've invested £340 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

Earn while you learn - jobs on campus

Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

Work experience and placements

Work experience and placements

You'll have the chance to gain industry and professional practice experience through work placements and Erasmus years abroad. We work with companies like Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover and Sky UK.

Get £150 free credit for learning materials

Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials

To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2018 or 2019, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways.

Internationally accredited courses

Internationally accredited courses

Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

Study in Birmingham: a global city

A global city

Study with us and you will be located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham – with all the social and employment possibilities that brings.

Learn from the best - expert staff

Learn from the best

From one of the UK’s most well known criminologists to a ‘Hot 100’ jeweller, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry.

Practice-based research - 90% outstanding

Practice-based research

Almost 90 per cent of our research was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ external impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

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Is it easy to get to Birmingham City University?

Planes, trains and automobiles? Birmingham is full of transport links! From New Street Station, providing a way to work and study in Birmingham for people all across the country, to the newly extended Metro system, there are so many ways to get around.

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Our next Open Day will take place on 20 March 2021