A new era. We move to our present site in Summer Row from Brasshouse Passage in 1967, officially opened by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1968.
Our first halls of residence, Cambrian Hall, opens its doors.
We become Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies (BCFTCS) in the 1980s to reflect the breadth of courses we then offered.
An agreement to deliver block teaching with Caritas Institute of Higher Education was signed.
We leave local authority control and join newly-formed educational sector. Our first graduation at Birmingham Town Hall took place on 14 September.
Last stop! We say goodbye to our Paternoster lifts.
1st stage of our £25 million halls of residence The Maltings is completed. We are named best college in the country by the Further Education Funding Council.
2nd stage of The Maltings gets underway. Proud as punch! We receive Queens Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
Richmond House in Newhall Street is acquired as dedicated centre for further education.
Higher ground. We transferred to the higher education sector. Richmond House formally opened by Rt Hon Estelle Morris, MP Secretary of State for Education and Skills.
Third stage of The Maltings development.
Shining light. We become first HE institute to receive government’s Beacon status, recognising learning providers that deliver outstanding teaching and learning.
Hello UCB. We become University College Birmingham in the November.
Globally connected! We open our international student centre.
We form a partnership with Aston Institute to provide courses at its Hong Kong campus.
We receive full university status in the December, offering vocational courses, many of which are accredited by University of Birmingham. Ofsted awards us Grade 1 Outstanding. Over 20 years and three FE inspections, we were consistently the highest performing provider in the country.Read More
More investment into facilities. McIntyre House opens its doors.Read More
hired@UCB employability and careers service is opened in the September.