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.
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.
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.
Area Student Guide
The annual Student Guide produced to introduce new and returning students to the West Midlands region.
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.
Enjoy more for less as a student
Year of Science 2014
2014 - An engaging programme of events and activities capturing the scientific spirit, heart and minds of the Birmingham city region
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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