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Student Accommodation

  • A place in halls is guaranteed if students have a firm offer, live more than 10 miles from their place of study and apply before the deadline. Living in halls is a great way to meet new friends, and rooms are available at a range of prices to suit everyone.
  • Over 2,000 well-equipped rooms are available in 3 university-owned halls of residence, as well as at a number of private halls within the city.
  • Every student room in halls has Internet access and Wi-Fi.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation Costs

City Centre Campus

Number of university/college beds 1,929
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,400–£5,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £2,604–£3,120

City North Campus

Number of university/college beds 1,929
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,400–£5,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £2,604–£3,120

City South Campus

Number of university/college beds 1,929
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,400–£5,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £2,604–£3,120

Living Here

  • City Population: 1,073,000
  • Student Population: 65,000
  • The UK's second largest city, Birmingham is also a major student centre with it having 5 universities and housing over 65,000 students.
  • Massive investment and cultural transformation has rejuvenated the cityscape and reinforced Birmingham's status as a major European city.

Getting Around

  • Birmingham's location in the Midlands means it is at the centre of the UK motorway system and enjoys great connections to the whole of the UK.
  • Rail links are excellent, with 3 major stations in the city centre. A journey to London takes as little as 1 hour 24 minutes.
  • Birmingham Airport, 8 miles from the city centre, is a major hub with destinations throughout the UK, Europe, North America and Asia.
  • Local transport is provided by an extensive network of buses, trains and trams, with the latter having recently undergone a £127-million extension.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Birmingham has a lively nightlife with bars, music venues and restaurants dotted throughout the city.
  • Birmingham is also well known for its theatres, galleries and live music venues. The Hippodrome houses the Birmingham Royal Ballet, while Symphony Hall is the home of the world-class City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO). Contemporary art can be found at the Waterhall Gallery of Modern Art and the Ikon Gallry. The Barclaycard Arena hosts a number of live music events every year.
  • The Digbeth area (5 minutes' walk from the City Centre Campus) has a strong live music, clubbing and street food scene.