I am pleased that you have taken the first step towards making the right decision in selecting Birmingham College, an intense, challenging and rewarding, learning-oriented centre of excellence, for your professional and personal growth. We offer a friendly environment and provide the training and education students' desire and need.
I hope that the College's website answers all your questions and provides the necessary information you need to make the right decision to study with us in the UK.
Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the College.
My best wishes for your bright future and we look forward to welcoming you very soon.
To enable students to reach their full potential by providing them with desired education and training opportunities within an excellent learning environment, and to serve the needs of business and community at local, national and international levels.
The college shall become a 'globally' recognized destination of education and training and a best platform in Birmingham for high quality education and training opportunities which are accessible, beneficial, relevant and innovative to international students and business communities worldwide. More specifically, the College shall strive to gain the 'Higher Education Institute' status.
We aims to become a major educational establishment in the UK and a college with a dynamic ethos which:
- Understands, respects and values the aspirations and needs of students and community.
- Offers high quality services as per their needs & requirements.
- Is committed to working in strategic partnerships with high ranked UK universities, professional Colleges, awarding & accreditation bodies, businesses & industry and International Organisations
To provide career oriented excellent quality yet affordable professional education and training.
Our beliefs and values represent and govern the way in which we run, how we behave, how we communicate and interact with others and determines our attitudes and opinions. Al these attributes are
At Birmingham College learner safety is of paramount importance. We ensure our teachers; students and partners have the sufficient resources and spaces available for safe operation and delivery of services. We initiate and maintain a safe workplace and learning environment and are committed to safeguarding natural resources and our global environment where possible.
We set and achieve high academic and organisational standards. We are accountable to each other, our learners and the broader community in setting goals and adhering to our standards, policies, vision and values. Our decisions are consultative, collaborative, timely and financially sound.
Committed Learner Services
Our Leaders come first. We believe that every interaction – internally and externally – is a customer interaction that demands professionalism and respect. We believe we can make a difference in the lives of our learners. We believe understanding our learners and listening to their unique needs ensures we deliver individual-focused products and services.
We look to the future and believe in lifelong learning through opportunities of connecting individual, shared, organizational learning’s and reflections. We believe we can make a difference by examining the present, engaging the future and working with local & international societies to discover creative, meaningful paths in education.
We are committed towards continual improvement though our effective processes which ensures progress and quick action is taken where required for further improvement, innovation and correction in the delivery of our services, products and processes. We strive to ensure that our learners, partners and investors have access to the most efficient, effective and flexible options to maintain high customer satisfaction.
Integrity is at the heart or our relationships. We demonstrate integrity by trusting, respecting and empowering our employees, and operating every single day with authenticity, openness and reliability. We are each accountable for doing the right thing. We are actively involved as a company, and as individual employees, giving time and resources to contribute to the community of the places in which we operate.
We treat others with dignity, and respect their individual feelings and contributions. We thoughtfully consider other's ideas and viewpoints, and recognize our differences. We thrive under high standards and relentless in uncovering and sharing the truth and being honest with ourselves, our co-workers, our bosses, all stakeholders and the community at large. We maintain the highest standards of professionalism and ethical practices in all our activities.
Care and Support
Our relationships are respectful, honest and fair. We celebrate and support diversity through our interactions, academic design, delivery, and policies. We support individuals and their need for a balanced lifestyle of physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual well being.
We recognize that in almost every action we are part of a team, and through our collaborative efforts we delivery bespoke services. We proactively engage others, which has a dramatic effect on productivity of learners and employees who attain high job satisfaction. We share best practices and ideas, and become involved in early decision-making where possible.
We understand the most crucial support that an education establishment must implement is a system where by it is able to monitor and measure customer needs and requirements and in accordance is able to deliver their needs. We provide every opportunity for out studnest, employees and stakeholders to submit and discuss their views on delivery and developments. We thrive to pursue and value others' perspectives, and desire to learn about opinions different from our own. Through regular two-way communication, internally and externally, we encourage fresh ways to address issues, and makes Birmingham College and even better place.
To ensure effective establishment, delivery, monitoring of all activities and projects, the College has an instrument of governance, which defines the Memorandum of Association and Article of Association in accordance with which the College is to be administered and managed.
The Executive Board Committee is set up to oversee the way in which the College is run and to make sure it delivers the courses to reflect the highest professional and ethical standards, and to make effective use of the available resources. It is responsible for the financial solvency of the College, its sound management and the quality of the service it provides. The members of the Executive Board Committee consist of renowned academics, successful business people and the College Principal.
Academic and Administrative Structure
A number of committees have been established which concentrate on various aspects of the College. Each committee has its own Terms of Reference, which are reviewed annually by the Executive Board. Members of each committee consist of individual professionals, educational consultants, heads of schools, lecturers, administrators and students.
- Academic and Quality Assurance Committee
- Marketing and Business Development Committee
- Administrative, Audit and Finance Committee
- Student Welfare and Work Placement Committee
We are located at the heart of the Birmingham city centre. Birmingham is a cosmopolitan city described by many as England's 'most vibrant city'. Birmingham offers safety, excellent public transportation, diverse restaurants, cafes and eateries, a range of entertainment venues, relatively low cost of living, clean, pollution-free environment and an excellent lifestyle for potential students, etc.
Why Birmingham With over 60,000 students living, working and playing in Birmingham, the vibrancy of the UK`s biggest regional city provides a welcome home from home
Some facts about Birmingham
- Birmingham is, after London, the UK's largest city, but one with a big heart. In 1998 alone, it hosted the G7 summit for world leaders, The Lion's International Convention of over 60 thousand people, and the Eurovision Song Contest.
- Birmingham is now one of the most progressive, lively and dynamic cities in the United Kingdom. Whatever your tastes, whatever your interests, Birmingham has something to offer you!
- Birmingham lies at the heart of the motorway system, with well-developed bus and coach services, a metropolitan rail network which is attracting massive investment and the fastest expanding international airport in the country. Within 90 minutes it is possible to reach London by Intercity train and Manchester by road.With so much to do and so much to see, our City is the ideal place to live and study
- From 'indie' to opera, from waterfront cafes to five star restaurants, whether you're looking for 'culture' or just good value entertainment, everything is on your doorstep in the 'Second City'.
Students have many opportunities to visit historic and other places of public interest and participate in many social activities throughout the year to develop personal, academic and educational skills. Your social life in Birmingham is likely to centre in the heart of the City, where you will find everything you need to relax, wind down and party.
Sports & Leisure
There are many modern exercise and sports centres in the city centre. A modern sport centre is not more than few minutes walk from the College. Birmingham holds many sports competitions including Table Tennis, Badminton, Volley Ball and Football (indoor) etc.
Birmingham's range of restaurants cover the globe and reflects the cosmopolitan mix of the city's population. Whatever your taste a choice of cuisines is on offer, from Latin American and Mongolian to the finest French and world renowned Balti. from cheap & cheerful, to Egon Ronay commended venues, you'll find a eaterie to suit your tastes.
Check out the vibrancy of Broad Street, The Waters Edge, Brindleyplace, Canal-Side at The Mailbox or Star City. Also visit Hurst Street, the Arcadian Centre, Chinese and Irish Quarters to discover a city that never sleeps. This is a greta chance for you to meet the locals and other fellow students.
Religion and Faith
The UK is a country where there is freedom to practice one's faith and is a multi-faith society, with a great richness of all faith traditions.There are good relationships between the major faith communities. The vibrant international community at the College also offers great opportunities for meeting people of the same tradition and faith, and those from others - or none.
An important part of your culture may be your religion. The College supports all students regardless of their religious beliefs and holds information about local places of worship. There are Mosques, Temples, Gurudwaras, Synagogues, Churches and other places of worship in the city. There will be other students at the College who will be of the same faith as yourself many of whom you will be able to meet through study at the College.
Surrounding Tourist Places
Students are invited to join day trip to the following famous places and castles during the year.
Cadbury World :www.cadburyworld.co.uk
National Sea Life Centre :www.visitsealife.com/Birmingham
Coventry Cathedral :www.coventrycathedral.org
Drayton Manor Family Theme Park :www.draytonmanor.co.uk
Dudley Zoological Gardens :www.dudleyzoo.org.uk
Hatton Country World :www.hattonworld.com
Royal Shakespeare Company :www.rsc.org.uk
Weston Park :www.weston-park.com
Coughton Court :wwww.coughtoncourt.co.uk
Heritage Motor Centre :www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk
shakespeare Birthplace Trust:www.shakespeare.org.uk
Warwick Castle :firstname.lastname@example.org