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. If you're thinking of getting to us by coach, then you can get 30% off your return ticket!
Upcoming Open Days 2023
Register your interest
We host a number of Open Days throughout the year. If you can't see a date that works for you, register your interest below and we'll email you as soon as another dates are available.
Want to visit our campuses and see the creative work of our talented students? If you join us for our June Open Day, you'll be able to explore Birmingham and our campuses whilst discovering various Arts, Design, and Media exhibits on display for Inspired Festival 2023.
POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH VIRTUAL OPEN EVENT
Our Virtual Postgraduate Open Event is designed to give you personalised information about applying for postgraduate research courses, maximising your research proposal and understanding research degree funding.
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.
Travelling by coach?
If you're thinking of getting to us by coach, then National Express has 30% off return tickets to Birmingham Coach Station for visitors to our Open Days. Click the link below to see full terms and conditions and get your discount.
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.
Get in-depth information about what not to do at an Open Day, and how to make the most of the experience.
Thinking about going to university? Here's 10 reasons why you should attend our Open Days.
Struggling to decide on what course to choose? Our Open Days can help you make that decision.
Our Open Days give you the chance to tour our accommodation and get any accommodation questions answered.
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.
Our teaching staff come from and maintain their links with industry. They’ll be on hand to answer all your questions about your course.
Our virtual Open Day
Catch up on all the action with our on-demand undergraduate and postgraduate Virtual Open Days. They're a great way to find out more about the courses we offer and virtually tour our facilities.Access your Virtual Open Day
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.
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.