Tag: BCUSU

Birmingham Universities work together in new student housing initiative:

A new university initiative plans to tackle the rising cost of living for students, whilst boosting Birmingham’s community. OneCity is an initiative that involves Birmingham City University, University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham, Aston University and Newham University. This grassroots scheme hopes to combat rising transport costs, rogue landlords, quality of living as well as …

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25 October 2016
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Varsity 2016: BCU Netball 1st 16 – Aston 1st 50

After BCU Women’s and Men’s Hockey teams both suffered losses on the opening day of Varsity 2016, the BCU Netball 1st team had a lot of pressure on their shoulders coming into this match knowing if they lost by a huge deficit, the Varsity Championship would come to Aston University. For BCU Netball’s 1st team, …

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20 April 2016
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LIVE: Varsity 2016: BCU Netball 1st v. Aston Netball 1st

Live Blog LIVE: Varsity 2016: BCU v. Aston Day 2: Netball 1st  

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19 April 2016
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Varsity 2016: BCU Women’s Hockey are ready for Aston challenge

Monday night sees the start of BCU’s Varsity matches against rival Birmingham university, Aston. The Women’s Hockey match is highly anticipated by all involved, BCU’s 1st team are hoping to clinch victory over Aston’s 1st team, having seen two losses against them this season. “Finishing three places behind Aston in the Midlands 3A hockey league, our …

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18 April 2016
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Let’s Help Beat Cancer! One Man’s Marathon of Hope

BCUSU are holding an event next Thursday in the Curzon Building in honour of a third year student who’s recovering from cancer in his “Marathon of Hope”. Final Year BA (Hons) – Fine Art student David Lee was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lymphatic cancer in January 2015, which left him breathless after he had a …

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06 April 2016
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PREVIEW: BCU Netball Full Moon Party

As the BUCS League season draws to a close, BCU Netball have their annual social “Fantasy Full Moon Party” to celebrate all the Team BCU sports teams finishing their respective seasons. The end-of-year social that BCU’s largest female sports society is holding will take place from The Rainbow from 10pm tomorrow night till 3am in …

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15 March 2016
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LIVEBLOG: BCUSU Election Results 2016

Live Blog LIVE: BCUSU Elections 2016  

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10 March 2016
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PREVIEW: BCUSU Election Results

Over 23,000 votes by students from Monday to Wednesday, 5,000 mugs given, but tonight is the night where your new BCUSU Sabbatical Officers will be elected. Live from The Night Owl in Digbeth, who will be elected in the following positions? Full-time positions President Vice-President – Voice Vice-President – Experience Vice-President – Development Vice-President – …

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10 March 2016
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Team BCU Round-up – Men’s Football: BCU Men’s 2nd 6-0 Aston Men’s 3rd

By Alex Walters After a disappointing exit from the cup, BCU Men’s Football 2nd looked to regain some much needed form and momentum against local rivals Aston. The reverse fixture ended in rather disappointing fashion for BCU, a 2-0 loss and ending the game with ten men was certainly not a highlight of the BCU season. However, …

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25 February 2016
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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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