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Your course induction will give you all the key information about your course and will be the first time you meet your lecturers.

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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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  • Before you arrive

  • When you get here

  • Help and advice

  • International

  • Doctoral students

Before you arrive

Your life as a BCU student starts now, so it's a good idea to plan ahead and get the essential stuff sorted before you arrive at university. Once you’ve enrolled, there’s plenty to get your teeth stuck into before you even set foot on campus.

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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. It all starts with Welcome Week, but it’s a good opportunity to get familiar with our campuses to find out the best places to eat, socialise and study.

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Help and advice

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. Find out all about our support services as well as some of the important details like your timetable and student contract.

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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 from the moment you land in the UK. Check out our Meet and Greet service and advice for adjusting to life in the UK.

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Advice for PhD and Doctorate students

We understand that starting your PhD is a unique experience, which is why our Research team has pulled together some helpful information for you including advice from our current PhD students.

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