Birmingham is a student city: 65,000 students - studying at five universities and two university colleges - all drawn to a city that’s vibrant, affordable and welcoming. Get the inside scoop on student life in Birmingham.
Enjoy more for less as a student
Studying in Birmingham
If you like the idea of student life in Birmingham but haven’t yet decided where to study, check out Studying in Birmingham for everything you need to know.
Resources & research
Libraries, copy shops, language centres and internet cafes available to support your studies.
At the end of a packed day in the lecture hall, it’s time to party and Birmingham has some of the best student nights of any UK city.
Area Student Guide 2013
The annual Student Guide produced to introduce new and returning students to the West Midlands region.
University of Birmingham is The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year
Congratulations to The University of Birmingham - The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
Check out this section to help you decide if it’s a hall on campus, B&B or city centre pad that you’ll make your home.
Student Cash Point
Sorting out your finances? There are over 3,000 bursaries, grants, scholarships to be had, get in touch with the organisations offering them.
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9-27 Sep - Don’t miss CATS, Andrew Lloyd-Webber's extraordinary record-breaking, smash-hit musical.Read More
Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.Read More
From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.Read More
Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...Read More
Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...Read More
14 April - The world famous Harlem Globetrotters take fan interaction to a new level when...Read More
9-15 June - The Aegon Classic tennis tournament attracts a host of world-class players.Read More
Chung Ying are celebrating after being awarded a Pagoda rating and a listing in The Legacy of Taste Eating Out...Read More
Less than a mile from the city centre, but a million miles away from the usual.Read More
Birmingham’s New Beat Generation is made up of many talented youngsters who are making waves...Read More
Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.Read More
A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.Read More
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