Here's what the country's second-largest student population gets up to...
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
With so much to offer, it’s easy to see why Birmingham was selected to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. Our students have been out across the city discovering all the best parts.
Watch the videos below to see some of our student's favourite spots in Birmingham.
Nada explore the shopper's paradise in the heart of the city centre, the Bullring.
Fancy looking round the shops and getting a bite to eat before catching the train to visit one of the other major cities in the UK in less than 2 hours. Nada takes us around Grand Central and New Street Station.
Nada shows us around The Mailbox, the ultimate location for designer brands, sophisticated bars and restaurants.
Nada shows us around one of the city's most distinctive landmarks with luxury designer brands, Selfridges.
Subham went to look around the collection of art at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Colmore Row is a place to work hard and play. Pelumi went to look around all the bar and restaurants in the commercial heart of the city.
Pelumi went to visit one of the oldest buildings in the city, St Philip's Cathedral.
Subham took a trip down to Moseley, the cosmopolitan neighbourhood 3 miles south of the city centre that is home to many independent shops, pubs cafes and restaurants.
Orhoghene shows us around her favourite place in Birmingham, Resort World. Here you will find many designer outlet stores, a cinema, a bowling alley, bars and restaurants.