Media Comms Large
Media Comms Large

My first year experiences with BCUSU

  • 22nd September 2015

When I joined BCU, over a year ago, I immediately knew about my Students’ Union and got involved in Scratch Media Groups, for which I was a contributor for both SnapScratch (Photography) and The Scratch Magazine. Scratch Media allowed me…

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Welcome Fair Blog Large

My Welcome Week

  • 22nd September 2015

Moving away from home to university was one of the best decisions I made. It’s a huge transition, but the Students’ Union at BCU were so active and engaging, I was encouraged to get involved in everything. I was pretty…

Myself With School Of Media Staff And Students At The Extra Mile Awards2
Myself With School Of Media Staff And Students At The Extra Mile Awards2
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What’s it like to be a School Rep?

  • 21st August 2015

I’ve always loved working within my School, the staff are fantastic and the students are so much fun to work alongside, and to represent. It’s great fun working as a School Rep as you not only get to represent the…

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Spending2

Top 5 tips to be a Savvy Spender!

  • 12th August 2015

Whether or not you’re feeling the pinch there’s nothing better than saving a bit of money. Here's our Student Advice team's top 5 tips to being a savvy spender: 5. Avoid credit and store cards! Don't have an income? You…

Sport Blog
Sport Blog
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Not only a friendship group, but a family

  • 12th August 2015

Joining BCU Men’s Hockey at first was daunting as I was new to the sport but as the weeks went by I became a part of not only a friendship group but also a family and that is what I…

City Headers
City Headers

Birmingham’s huge, but it’s so easy to get around!

  • 12th August 2015

When I started at BCU, I was slightly scared by the size of Birmingham, as I come from a much smaller town. However, within a few days of living at City North accommodation, I quickly realised that Birmingham is so…

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Nus Card 2

If you only do one thing during Welcome Week…

  • 12th August 2015

Make sure you buy your NUS card! I had bought my first NUS card when I was at college, so I already knew about the great discounts it would bring, both instore and online. When I got to BCU, I…

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How I’m making a greener BCU!

  • 11th August 2015

I’m Brooke and we are Eco by BCUSU, a student led project aiming to get students living and thinking greener. We’re not just about saving the trees and cutting pollution, we’re about CV enhancement, confidence building and making BCU a…