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Reasons Why Students Choose to Study in Birmingham 2018


Many students will be saying their final farewells this month as they move onto the next chapter of their lives – university! In recent years, Birmingham has become one of the most popular destinations for students to choose to study. Whether you have not quite yet decided on whether to choose Birmingham to study or your UCAS confirmation has been sent off and you cannot wait to get started, this handy guide about real reasons why students choose to study in Birmingham should be of help.

Enjoy the Diverse Food

What many students love about studying in Birmingham is the diverse range of food that it has to offer. There are lots of different cultures mixed in Birmingham and Indian food is one of its stapes, in fact, it has even been said that this city is the birthplace of the Balti curry! You’ll find lots of amazing curry restaurants around Stratford Road, Ladypool Road and Stoney Lane.

Galleries and Museums

One of the great things about visiting Birmingham is the art and history that you can take in. You can visit the Birmingham Ikon Gallery completely free, which is ideal for students, and the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is also free too. The latter is famous for its wide range of Pre-Raphaelite paintings and there is artwork here covering seven centuries. So, if you are fascinated by the Romans, Greeks as Ancient Egypt or if you are going to be studying history in a Birmingham university then this is definitely something that you will not want to miss out on.

Birmingham is home to the famous Bullring shopping centre

Stay in Amazing Accommodation

What students love about staying in Birmingham is the wide choice of student accommodation available that is near to the universities and the nightlife. It can be daunting moving into your first place and particularly if you are moving to a whole new city. The Collegiate apartments are the perfect choice for student accommodation Birmingham and it really will feel like your home away from home. These luxury apartments are placed in the centre of the city and you can benefit from exclusive communal spaces, on-site gyms, study areas, secure door entry systems and even an on-site cinema!

Fantastic Nightlife

Of course, one of the things that most students will factor in when choosing where to study is the nightlife that the city has to offer. Students won’t be disappointed with Birmingham as there are plenty of brilliant clubbing hotspot. Check out clubs such as Warehouse, Gate Crasher and The Institute all of which offer fantastic student nights.

Go on a Shopping Spree

Finally, if you love to shop till you drop then there is no better place to visit than Birmingham. This city is amazing for its retail therapy and in the city centre alone you will be able to enjoy shopping in the Pavilions, Pallasades, Mailbox and the famous Bullring shopping centre.

Make Birmingham your city of choice when choosing where to study this September!