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What you can see at a BCU Open Day

  • City South extension Open Day facilities
  • Group study area
  • The Hive lecture theatre
  • Green Screen
  • City South facilities
  • The Shell

Looking around the facilities is one of the most important parts of going to a University Open Day. Even though you can't visit us in person at the minute we've got a whole host of virtual tours, so that you'll be able to get a real feel for whether it's the right place for you.

We've invested £340 million in our facilities and we'll be proud to virtually show you around at our next Virtual Open Day. 

Please note, if you're interested in the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire they host individual events. Find out more.

Open Days - Autumn 2021

Our Open Days provide you with the perfect opportunity to discover just what we have to offer.
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What not to miss...

City South new building

New specialist facilities

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

A £41 million new building at our City South Campus. In addition to classrooms, a lecture theatre, social learning spaces, an open access IT suite and cafe facilities, it offers a range of specialist teaching and learning facilities for specific areas such as sports nutrition, physiotherapy, laboratories and a sports hall. Here's a sneak preview.

Curzon Building

Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Birmingham City University students Katie, Aisha and Shelby take you on an all access tour of our Curzon Building, home to the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, plus our Curzon B extension.

TV studio

TV Studios

Parkside Building

As part of our tours you will have the opportunity to visit our state-of-the-art £62 million Parkside Building. The building includes TV and radio studios, Avid editing suites, a moving image theatre, photography studios and fantastic recording facilities, all designed to industry-standard working methods and technology.


Simulated healthcare equipment

Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences

Our health courses are taught in the £30 million Seacole Building, where state-of-the-art facilities include a fully functional radiography suite, a 3D imaging diagnostic suite, a simulated operating theatre and hospital wards, and a fully-equipped birthing room. A further £41 million building opened in Spring 2018, providing a new home for our education, sports and life sciences courses.

Engineering workshop

Formula car and workshops

Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

If you're interested in our engineering or computing courses, head over to the Faculty's home at Millennium Point on our City Centre Campus. You can see our Formula Student car workshop and get hands-on in our computer games studio.

School of art - Margaret street

School of Art

Margaret Street

Founded in 1885, the Birmingham School of Art's inspiring Victorian design features original stained glass windows, mosaic floors, and hand-carved bannisters, alongside contemporary architecture and the latest specialist student workspaces. Make sure you take a look at our students' work whilst you're here - on display as part of the Inspired Festival.

Book now for our upcoming Open Day - 21 March