We are committed to providing opportunities for African students with access to high-quality, low-cost education in other nations.
The £62 million Parkside Building is an extension of our City Centre Campus and is home to design and creative media courses. This has been joined by the £63 million Curzon Building, which opened in September 2015 and is the base for our business, English, law and social sciences courses.
The latest development is a brand new £57 million home for our world-famous Birmingham Conservatoire, which opened in September 2017.
We're based in the UK’s second largest city, which is home to 65,000 students and Europe's youngest city population. Birmingham has a long history of welcoming those from abroad, with nearly one in three of the population of minority ethnic origin.
We’re committed to giving you a great educational experience matched by the skills that employers really need.
Whichever subject you choose, we focus on the latest knowledge and practical experience so that you’ll be fully prepared to launch straight into your chosen career.
94.3% of our undergraduate students are in employment or further study within six months of graduating. (DLHE survey 2014/15)
Our teaching staff are recognised around the world for their excellent industry connections and research impact.
Their expertise helps you get involved with external organisations to solve real-life problems and challenges, improving your knowledge and employability.
Our honorary graduates include internationally renowned Chinese pianist Lang Lang, fashion designers Gok Wan and Bruce Oldfield, actress Julie Walters, ELO’s Jeff Lynne, Chinese-born British entrepreneur W Wing Yip OBE, and adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
90% In the most recent audit, 90 per cent of our research was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact externally. Research Excellence Framework 2014
Our researchers are committed to uncovering new knowledge and delivering real benefits.
OpportUNIty, our friendly student employment agency, gives you the chance to work in one of many part-time jobs available on campus, helping you fit a job around your course commitments.
We’ll guide you through the work application process, helping you gain highly valuable employability skills. We have around 160 EU and international students currently employed on campus by OpportUNity.