Our vibrant community of students and academics makes great things happen in the heart of the UK’s second city.
Birmingham (Brum, to its friends) is buzzing with culture, nightlife, world-class shopping experiences and an epic food scene that’s taken Michelin and social media by storm.
Made in Brum
Birmingham is the birthplace of the Balti, Lord of the Rings, tennis, Cadbury chocolate, Thomas the Tank Engine and heavy metal
Who Needs a Gondola?
Birmingham has more miles of canals than Venice, boasting around 56km of glorious waterways
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery has the world's largest collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings
Ticket to Anywhere
90% of the UK can be reached in under four hours from Birmingham, and Birmingham International Airport offers direct flights to over 35
Food for Thought
We have the most Michelin star restaurants in the UK outside of London - six, to be exact!
Read All About it
Birmingham has the largest regional public library in Europe, renowned for its beautiful rooftop gardens
There's Always Drama
Birmingham Hippodrome is the UK's busiest theatre, with over 520,000 visitors each year