Students

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.

Student nights

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.

Student accommodation

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 offers

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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Essentials

Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

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Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

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Explore

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Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

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Upcoming highlights

Avenue Q

16-20 Sep - The West End smash-hit musical Avenue Q has arrived at the New Alex!

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Halloween

Oct - Paranormal activity in Birmingham and the region this Halloween...

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Birmingham Comedy Festival

3-12 Oct - The Birmingham Comedy Festival has been drawing attention to the city's vibrant comedy...

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Birmingham Literature Festival

2-11 Oct - Back with a ten day take-over of the fabulous Library of Birmingham.

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More festivals & events

More festivals & events coming soon.

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Featured Itineraries

Shopping

Shoppinginbirmingham.com

Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

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Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

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Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

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Markets

Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

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Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

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Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

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Culture

Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

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Theatre

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

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Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

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Film

Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

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Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

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See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

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Sporting highlights

Rugby World Cup 2015

Birmingham will be playing a key role in the delivery of the Rugby World Cup...

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Cricket

Edgbaston: synonymous with world class international cricket.

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Football

With five top clubs there’s real football choice here.

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Golf

Birmingham offers some outstanding golf courses.

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All sporting events

There’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here

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