Birmingham City University Students’ Union is YOUR Students’ Union, and we’re here to make sure you have the best possible experience at university! We exist to represent you and enhance your time here in Birmingham, by providing a variety of services and activities to ensure you not only have a fantastic time during your studies, but that you leave with the skills and experience so that you can get your dream job.
We’ve put together activities, nights out and trips to help you settle in to university life during your first two weeks. Make sure you check this website regularly as it will be your up to date guide to what’s on, what you need to know and where you need to be.
To ensure you keep up to date with all our news, both during your first few weeks and throughout your time here at BCU, make sure you opt in to receive all our news when you enrol. We really will make sure you have the best student experience possible!
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For the equivalent of only £1 per month for 12 months, you can enjoy access to a huge array of exclusive discounts, both online and on the high street. You can buy your brand new Totum card online, simply by clicking here and registering your University email address. This really is a student essential that you’ll need during your time at BCU!
Wristbands can be collected from the Curzon Building Foyer on the following dates:
Sunday 16th September : 12pm - 3pm
Monday 17th September : 12pm - 3pm
Tuesday 18th September : 12pm - 3pm
Yes. You will need to bring proof of age ID to any of our Big Freshers events.
You won’t need to bring anything with you, unless you want to join a student group (that have membership fees) or buy food and drinks from the vendors on the day. The Big Welcome Fair is completely free of charge to enter.
Harrison, our Digital Engagement Coordinator is here to answer any questions you may have.
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