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Perfect for PR: Don’t miss PR the the future!

Prospect PR is a student-led agency founded by second year media students to host the annual BCU PR Conference. On Friday 29th April PR THE FUTURE: WE ARE THE FUTURE is bringing together the future talent of the PR industry and some of the leading practitioners in the UK in a one day FREE event. …

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27 April 2016
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Birmingham City University ranks 5th in EU Major League Hacking!

The University is the top ranking post-1992 university, beating institutions including the University of Nottingham, Edinburgh and Aston University to make the top five. This represents a major achievement, as the University was not ranked at all last season. Major League Hacking (MLH) is the official student hackathon league. Each term, more than 25,000+ developers, …

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11 March 2016
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Smart Cane, BCU’s Exciting New Invention

Birmingham City University students have looked at an exciting new project that is aiming to help blind people. The ‘smart cane’ as its being called is being made by BCU students. The cane is called ‘XploR’ The ‘XploR’ smart/mobility cane utilizes the technology used in smartphones to distinguish familiar faces from up to 10 meters …

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23 December 2015
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BCU MicroHack 2015

The first ever Hackathon organised in Birmingham City University, held on 16th December 2013, featured a team of students that were competing for prizes. The challenge was to develop prototype software on themes of personal and professional development. Microsoft Azure was used to publish the software submissions. In an atmosphere of social buzz, budding hopefuls …

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22 December 2015
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BCU Fashion Graduates Set To Wow

A group of BCU fashion design graduates are set to showcase their recent collections at the Live and Loud event at Selfridges this Saturday. The weekend event is set to be a celebratory festival showcasing Birmingham’s greatest talents in culture, music and fashion. Beth White, BCU fashion director said, “It’s very exciting to be working …

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01 October 2015
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BCU Welcome Week Street Style

Last Wednesday, city centre campus was flooded with BCU students at the annual freshers fair which was packed with freebie stands, societies and dirt cheap food (I’m looking at you Dominos!) Whilst you were munching on your pizza and soaking up the last of the summer’s rays, me and news editor, Holly Barry, were roaming …

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25 September 2015
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Issue 1 of The Scratch out now!

Have a look at the latest issue of The Scratch online here! You can get your fix of entertainment, features, fashion & beauty, geek, and sport.

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24 September 2015
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COMPETITION: Design your own cocktail!

Scratch Media is giving Birmingham City University students the chance to design their own cocktail to feature in the new BCUSU pub, the Eagle & Ball.

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22 September 2015
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Want to join the Rugby World Cup 2015 Scratch team?

It’s nearly a month to go until the Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off in our home country. If you’re a new or existing BCU student that loves sport and rugby union, why not join The Scratch Magazine’s team, who will be covering the Rugby World Cup from start (18th September) to finish (31st October). …

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18 August 2015
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BCU named the first university to offer university places on social media

Birmingham City University is  the first university to use social media to offer a university place. We spoke to Avneet who was part of the team helping students who might not have got the grades they wanted to talk about alternative options. “Social Media saved BCU Clearing Hotline this morning, as it was used to …

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13 August 2015
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