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Open Days

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Open Days - See for yourself

There's so much going on in Birmingham – from the buzzy street markets to the unmissable transformation of the whole city and our campus. Study here and you'll be at the heart of it all. You too could be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £340m facilities. When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person. 

SCHOOL OF JEWELLERY OPEN DAY

Join us at the School of Jewellery, Vittoria Street, on Wednesday 13 October. You'll be able to hear more about our Jewellery courses and meet our academics, technicians and support services, as well as touring our facilities.

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Postgraduate open days

Interested in postgraduate study? We host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Register your interest for our next event and we’ll email you as soon as booking goes live.

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What to expect from a BCU Open Day

What can you expect from an Open Day anyway? Check out the things you'll be able to see, what you'll learn and how you can best make use of your time at a university Open Day.

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How to make the most of an open day

Get in-depth information about what not to do at an Open Day, and how to make the most of the experience.

10 Reasons to attend our Open Days

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

How an Open Day can help you choose your course

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

Accommodation

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

Personal statement tips

Not sure how to start your personal statement or what to include? Download our guide for some top tips to help you put pen to paper.

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.

Is Birmingham City University right for me?

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

  • 1. Study in the heart of Birmingham

    We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need. Studying in the heart of the UK's second city means you'll have unique opportunities to get involved with industry.

  • 2. £340 million invested in our campuses

    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.

  • 3. Earn while you learn - jobs on campus

    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.

  • 4. Work experience and placements

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

  • 5. Get £150 free credit for learning materials

    The University is offering new Home and EU undergraduate degree students enrolling in the 2021/22 academic year £150 credit to spend, giving you the best possible start to life at BCU.

Missed our latest Open Day?

Catch up with the action with our on-demand Virtual Open Day, it's a great way to find out more about the courses we offer, tour our facilities and catch up on subject area Q&A sessions.

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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.

I AM BCU

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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Our next undergraduate Open Day will take place on Saturday 2 October 2021