Birmingham City University

4.1 from 340 ratings
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54/354 Universities
Location: 
4.4 / 214 reviews
Party Vibe: 
4.2 / 214 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.4 / 80 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.3 / 15 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
4.1 / 19 reviews

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Overview

Birmingham City University combines innovative teaching and learning, sector-leading student support and effective partnerships with some of the country’s leading employers. With a history stretching back to 1843, the University now has two main campuses in the city of Birmingham, which are currently benefitting from a £260million investment programme.

  • Total Students
    22,540
  • Male / Female Students
    61% Female 39% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    78% Full Time 22% Part Time
  • International Students
    11% International 89% UK

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Birmingham City University Reviews

4.1 / 340 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    156
  • 4 Stars
    117
  • 3 Stars
    44
  • 2 Stars
    18
  • 1 Star
    5
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Adam Dyson

11th February 2018
BCU is a university that really cares about individual student experience and success. All the lecturers on the sound engineering course are exceptionally passionate and committed, going above and beyond to ensure students truly get the most out of their time at BCU. The university expands every year with state of the art and superbly designed new buildings and expansions providing large amounts of individual and group study spaces.
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BCU continuously makes efforts to become more inclusive to all students from all backgrounds. The LGBT society is extremely active and works with the university to continue to improve student experience.
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The health and wellbeing team at BCU is oustanding. All the wellbeing advisers and counsellors are very good at their jobs and genuinely care a lot about student wellfare.
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BCU is one of the best universities for supporting disabled students. Mental health support is exceptional with BCU accommodating every student to the best of their ability. Facilities are very inclusive and the general attitude is one of acceptance and support. A very lovely university for disabled students.
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31st January 2018
The new city centre campus is excellent, modern upto date with high tech facilities for the students. From filming rooms to music studios all packed with top spec computers both mac and windows. Library could be a bit better in terms of books that are kept.
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
8 Glasgow
4.5 / 137 reviews
9 Bristol
4.5 / 154 reviews
10 Cardiff
4.5 / 113 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 / 122 reviews
12 Birmingham
4.4 / 215 reviews
13 Nottingham
4.3 / 175 reviews
14 York
4.4 / 76 reviews
15 Belfast
4.4 / 49 reviews
16 Lincoln
4.4 / 62 reviews
17 Bath
4.4 / 60 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Oscott Gardens
3.8 / 12 reviews
2 Curzon Gateway
3.5 / 15 reviews
3 Jennens Court
3.4 / 19 reviews
4 University Locks
3.5 / 13 reviews
5 The Heights
3.0 / 12 reviews
6 Belgrave View
3.2 / 6 reviews
7 City South
2.3 / 3 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Crafty Bitches
5.0 / 2 reviews
2 BCU Bhangra Society
5.0 / 1 review
3 BCU DJ Society
5.0 / 1 review
4 BCU Engineering Society
5.0 / 1 review
5 Cricket
5.0 / 1 review
6 Sikh Society
5.0 / 1 review
7 Accounting Society
4.0 / 1 review
8 Anime & Manga
4.0 / 1 review
9 Dr Who and Fandoms Society
4.0 / 1 review
10 Law Society
4.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 The Nightingale Club
4.7 / 38 reviews
2 Indi Vidual Bar
4.6 / 38 reviews
3 Snobs
4.4 / 68 reviews
4 Players Bar (Birmingham)
4.0 / 91 reviews
5 Gosta Green Pub
4.2 / 41 reviews
6 Joe's Bar
4.2 / 25 reviews
7 Jekyll & Hyde
4.4 / 14 reviews
8 Student Nights
4.6 / 10 reviews
9 Cosy Club
4.7 / 7 reviews
10 Popworld (Birmingham)
4.0 / 20 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Birmingham City University
4.1 / 19 reviews
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Location Details

Birmingham City University
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
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