Event Description


Big Welcome Fair

Wednesday 13 September 2023 10am - 4pm City centre campus
Big Welcome Fair event tile
Our Big Welcome Fair is back, and it's bigger than ever!


BCUSU's Big Welcome Fair gives you the best opportunity to find out all there is to know about your Students’ Union

Find out about the University, how Birmingham has plenty for you to get involved with, as well as grabbing freebies!

Studying at City South? We're providing a mini-bus service to take you between campuses.

Looking for someone to walk around the Big Welcome Fair with? Join our drop-in at Curzon's ground floor lecture theatre (near BCU canteen). The sessions will be 10:30am-11:30am and 2:30pm-3:30pm, click below for more info...

This year the fun is spread across 3 locations:

Millennium Point

Meet our selected partners, grab your freebies and don’t forget to bring a bag! 

  • We work with partners from Birmingham and beyond who want to tell you about exclusive student deals. Some selected stalls will be selling their product or service to you

  • BCU Sport will be outside Millennium Point showing what sports teams you can join. Get involved!

  • You'll find Domino's outside Parkside, if you're in the mood for pizza

  • Make the most out of the free photobooth outside Millennium Point before you enter

BCUSU Marquee on Gopsal St

Meet the heart and soul of your Students' Union...

  • Student groups and societies. Join societies on the day, or trial them for free during Give it a Go month. Remember - Campaign & Representation societies and Academic Societies are FREE to join from September!

  • Performance stage - entertainment from Scratch Radio, your Officer Team, societies and we'll have special performances from BCU Voices, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire students and a DJ set from Pryzm

  • BCUSU spinning wheel - follow us on socials to win exclusive prizes and claim freebies

  • BCU hoodies for sale

  • Find your SU pub, The Eagle & Ball

  • Activities - climbing wall, a Fun Fair ride and more...

Curzon atrium

Brand new this year!

  • Speak with University stalls to find out what support is available to you this year...

  • We'll also have Speed Friending drop-ins throughout the day, find out more on the button below 

Look out for helpers in blue t-shirts on the day, they'll be there to direct you!  

Speed Friending info

FAQs + travel info

*Photography will be taken at this event, please make yourself know to staff in cyan blue tshirts if you're not comfortable with your footage being taken

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