Birmingham is not just in the heart of the city, it is the heart of the UK.
Wherever you want to go in the country, Birmingham has fantastic transport links right on your doorstep.
Birmingham Airport is serving a wide range of domestic and international destinations, you’re always close to getting far away.
Less than an hour-and-a-half from London with major rail and bus stations just minutes from our campuses, Birmingham is a buzzing city where nearly 40% of the population is under the age of 25.
A rapidly growing business centre with outstanding connections throughout the country, there is no shortage of nightlife, restaurants, bars and coffee shops, cultural attractions, parks and entertainment right on your doorstep.
For everything a student wants, there’s no place better than Birmingham.
Birmingham will be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022, opening up a huge array of opportunities for students and graduates in the city and throughout the region over the next few years.
And it’s not just international athletics. Birmingham is home to celebrated sports teams like Aston Villa, Birmingham City and Warwickshire Country Cricket Club, as well as scores of sporting events, ranging from WTA tennis to England cricket matches and the All England Open Badminton Championships.
If you’re a shopaholic, Birmingham’s got you covered. All the big brands you know and love are here, set in spectacular centres like the Bullring, Grand Central and The Mailbox, all offering a fantastic shopping experience.
But there’s also plenty to make the city unique, with a thriving independent scene and countless hidden gems to discover in amazing locations like The Custard Factory and Great Western Arcade. Celebrate the city’s stunning street food culture – you can’t beat Digbeth Dining Club.
You’ll feel right at home here in England’s second city. Birmingham boasts hundreds of restaurants, a host of clubs and bars, famous festivals, waterside attractions, and major entertainment venues welcoming some of the biggest shows and stars on the planet.
But if you want to get away from it all, you can always escape into Birmingham’s 8,000 acres of parks and open spaces, or explore over 100 miles of canals around the city – reputedly even more than Venice. And with excellent transport links in all directions, you’re never far away from breaking out into the countryside and beyond.