At the University of Birmingham you get the best of both worlds, the University is set on a beautiful, green campus with plenty of places to study on the grass under the sun, and quiet corners to do your reading. However, catch a short train straight from campus to the city centre and you’ll find yourself in the heart of a vibrant, exciting city.
In 2014, Rough Guide named Birmingham one of the Top 10 cities to visit in the world. We’re not surprised… Constantly evolving, Birmingham is going through a multi-million pound redevelopment; those who enter the brand new Grand Central station will be greeted with plenty of new shops and restaurants, just a stone’s throw from the iconic Bullring shopping centre. However, if you’re looking for vintage and independent shops, Birmingham has plenty of hidden gems! Head to the borough of Digbeth and you’ll find plenty, along with club nights featuring local underground bands and DJs, and a weekly food festival ‘Digbeth Dining Club’ where you can try dishes from delicious local businesses.
The city of Birmingham is brimming with arts, culture and entertainment. The city has a thriving, student-friendly nightlife with a huge range of bars, clubs and pubs to suit all your evening desires whether you’d rather a quiet evening with your friends or a big night out, Birmingham is the place to be when the sun goes down.
Birmingham is the place to be to study, live and even stay, with over 40% of Birmingham students choosing to stay in the region after graduating.