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This is a partnership project between Birmingham City University and Arts Council England West Midlands. Based at a former industrial building on Eastside this new artist led gallery and production space will operate alongside a creative technology laboratory run by the University's Visualisation Research Unit. Eastside Projects will provide facilities and opportunities for practising visual artists to make and present work to the public, developing and encouraging local and regional artists to build links national and internationally.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £122,704
  • 2013-2014: £125,526
  • 2014-2015: £128,790

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MA Environmental and Spatial Planning: get connected to industry

Anna Rose of Rugby Borough Council and Oliver Dove of Lichfield City Council explain how the MA Environmental and Spatial Planning provides you with the skills and know-how employers in the industry need. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/spatial-planning

Studying a Media Course at Birmingham City University

See the range of undergraduate degree courses on offer at Birmingham School of Media, one of the highest rated media schools in the UK - http://www.bcu.ac.uk/media

Future Media courses at Birmingham School of Media

See how you could become a digital media expert by studying Future Media at the Birmingham School of Media http://www.bcu.ac.uk/nti/futuremedia

Highlights on Research: Johannes Tinctoris and medieval music notation

Ronald Woodley from Birmingham Conservatoire discusses his research into late medieval and early Renaissance musical notation. He looks at the writings of the fifteenth-century musician Johannes Tinctoris, and explains how his new online edition and translation helps us understand the music of the period. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/research

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Birmingham Rocks

Birmingham Rocks Festival features performances from unsigned bands, including Speaking in Shadows, Fiction Lies and Brains for Breakfast from 11am – 6pm at Studio A, Parkside Building. Students from the School of Digital Media Technology will work at the festival, gaining valuable experience in the delivery of live music events, while showcasing their skills to Open Day visitors. In association with Gigster Promotions. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/digital-media-technology

Welcome Week at Birmingham City University #bringonbcu

New students at Birmingham City University tell us what they have been doing to #bringonbcu during their first week. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/welcome-week

Making healthcare students more employable - a seminar at Birmingham City University

The Higher Education Academy hosted a seminar at Birmingham City University's Faculty of Health in April 2014, exploring how we can help our healthcare students be more employable after graduating. See more about the event: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/measure-success

Exhibit This - Birmingham City University media student exhibition

Exhibit this celebrates the success of our undergraduate School of Media and English students as they exhibit their final year projects. It is an excellent opportunity for them to network with potential employers. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/media/courses

Support for students with dyslexia at Birmingham City University

Find out about the support on offer at Birmingham City University for students with dyslexia. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/student-services/health-and-wellbeing/disability-support

Disabled students' welcome day at Birmingham City University

Meet other disabled students and get tips and advice for your first few weeks at Birmingham City University with our Disabled Students' Welcome Day. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/student-info/student-services/health-and-wellbeing/disability-support/welcome-day

The Placement Experience - Child Nursing

A placement is your chance to be a part of the working world of health and social care as it really is: your first taste of your career. For most of our courses, it's a compulsory part of your training; it's that important. Placements help you with your confidence, by putting theory from the classroom into practice. We make sure you get a quality experience and that you are fully supported by a workplace mentor on hand throughout your placement. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/nursing-child

The Staffordshire Hoard - creating the replicas

Experts at the Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre, part of Birmingham City University's School of Jewellery, demonstrate the steps they took to recreate some of the items of the Staffordshire Hoard - one of the world's largest collections of Anglo-Saxon gold found in a field in Staffordshire. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/stories/staffordshire-hoard

The Staffordshire Hoard - Research at Birmingham City University

The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork ever found, anywhere in the world. It consists of more than 3,500 items, hundreds of which can be viewed at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG). Researchers at Birmingham City University's School of Jewellery created a series of replicas, which are used as handling exhibits. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/jewellery

School of Law graduate frees Meriam Ibrahim - Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University law graduate Mohamed Elshareef helped to free Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan after she was sentenced to death for apostasy and sexual immorality. More about the School of Law: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/law

Yemisi Akinbobola: Studying at Birmingham School of Media

IQ4News Editor-in-Chief Yemisi Akinbobola tells you about what it was like to be a student at Birmingham School of Media.

Join our student on a tour of the site

Let us introduce to The Curzon Building, the latest development in our City Centre Campus. The Curzon Building is due to open to new students in September 2015.

The Curzon Building fly-through

The second phase of our City Centre Campus project will see us team up with Birmingham-based Willmott Dixon to build a 24,300m² facility, which will provide a student support hub as well as a new library, teaching and IT space, plus other student-facing facilities.

Why we love Birmingham City University!

The Class of 2014 tell us why they love Birmingham City University

Dominic Laurie: Studying at Birmingham School of Media

Radio presenter Dominic Laurie tells you about what it was like to be a student at Birmingham School of Media.

Tom Garry: Studying at Birmingham School of Media

Freelance broadcast journalist Tom Garry tells you about what it was like to be a student at Birmingham School of Media.

Ella Robson: Studying at Birmingham School of Media

Graduate Ella Robson tells you about what it was like to be a student at Birmingham School of Media.

IT Help - Connecting to Email via Windows phone

Part of a series of 'how-to' videos to help you with IT tasks at Birmingham City University. See more at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA48VtqO8KeeUpi_Kx6VLp_vJWdHvH_Jd

IT Help - Connecting to Eduroam via Windows phone

Part of a series of 'how-to' videos to help you with IT tasks at Birmingham City University. See more at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA48VtqO8KeeUpi_Kx6VLp_vJWdHvH_Jd

Stacey Watkins - winner of Microsoft prize at Birmingham City University

Stacey Watkins, graduate of the Information Communications Technology undergraduate degree course at Birmingham City University, was the winner of the Microsoft prize at her graduation ceremony in 2014. Find out how she came to receive the award and how it will help her become more employable in the graduate job market. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/ctn

Alice Barlow - Birmingham City University prizewinner 2014, Digital Media Technology

Alice Barlow, graduate of the Film Production Technology undergraduate degree course at Birmingham City University, was the winner of the School of Digital Media Technology prize at her graduation ceremony in 2014. Find out how she came to receive the award and how it will help her become more employable in the graduate job market. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/dmt

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