Welcome to BCU


Once you’ve accepted your offer, you can start your online enrolment as soon as you receive an invitation from us.

Online enrolment


During enrolment, we’ll ask you how you’re paying your tuition fees. It’s important to sort your fees payments as soon as possible.

Financial help

Your BCU account

Once you've enrolled, we'll send you your BCU email address and password to access all of our online services.

Getting started with IT

Student ID card

Your student ID card will be sent in the post to you once you've completed your online enrolment. If we can't send it to you in the post, you'll be sent some information about when and where to collect your student ID card.

Your course

Search your course above to meet your course lead, see where you'll be taught and check any tasks you need to do before you arrive.

Vice-Chancellor's welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to Birmingham City University and our inspiring community of students, staff and alumni. 

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Preparing for uni

Heading to university in September? We've put together some handy information to help you get ready for student life.

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Before you arrive

Your life as a BCU student starts now, so it's time to plan ahead and get the essential stuff sorted before you arrive at university.

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When you get here

Once you get here, we’ve got a host of activities planned to get you stuck in to life at BCU, which kicks off with Welcome Week.

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International students

Starting university is hard enough let alone in a different country. We want to give you the best experience in the UK.

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Doctoral students

Our Research team has pulled together some helpful information for you including advice from our current PhD students.

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Help and support

There’s a lot to get your head around in during your first few days here and beyond, but there’s plenty of help at hand.

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More information


Find answers to a range of questions about joining BCU, from enrolment to getting set up with your access to BCU systems.

View our FAQ's

Campuses and Maps

Find out more about facilities, latest developments, accessibility and parking at each campus, along with maps and travel directions.

Discover our Campus

Social media

Discover more about life at BCU and keep up with the latest from campus on our BCU social media channels.

Our Social Media Channels

Student Contract

When you accept an offer of a place, you enter into a contract with the University which includes obligations on both sides. See our latest Terms and Conditions and what we expect of you as a student.

View Terms and Conditions