Location, location, location
Birmingham is the UK’s ‘second city’, and is a melting pot of industry and culture. You can be in Central London in less than 2 hours, but also within easy reach of beautiful countryside and over 8,000 acres of parks and open spaces. Birmingham International airport is also on your doorstep.
Birmingham is home to a number of universities and over 80,000 students. The University of Birmingham is recognised in the top 1% of universities across the world and has one of the largest international student communities in the UK, with 5000 students from 150 countries.
Shopping & food
The Bullring & Grand Central has been the city’s historic market centre since 1166. It has over 160 shops across three level. The bottom floor is one huge food hall, and the other floors have a massive selection of clothes shops. Perfect for student shopping!
On university campus there are plenty of options for food, drinks and snacks. And the city centre has more than 300 restaurants, cafes and bars in the city alone – plus hundreds more serving dozens of different world cuisines.
Events & nightlife
Birmingham is the youngest city in Europe, with under-25s accounting for nearly 40% of its population. Needless to say, Birmingham is great for a student night out!
The O2 Academy Birmingham hosts incredible live bands. You can enjoy the best upcoming musical talent, but also internationally renowned artists.
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