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Known as Britain’s second city, Birmingham is located in central England, right in the heart of the country and is less than two hours away from London. Home to a multicultural and large international community, Birmingham is a major student city with around 80,000 students.
For a night of entertainment, the Custard Factory is home to restaurants, bars, independent shops and crazy golf. If you're looking for a more chilled venue to meet with with friends, take a stroll in the stunning tree-lined squares and go for a meal at one of Brindley Place’s popular restaurants.
For some serious retail therapy, head to the iconic Bullring Shopping Centre, one of the UK’s top shopping and leisure destinations with over 200 high street shops to choose from.
Birmingham also has a thriving art scene as well as a rich sporting heritage and lively nightlife.
Belgrave View is the perfect accommodation for any student in Birmingham due to its close proximity to Aston University, the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University. The village has its own gym, common areas, and communal study rooms for you to use. Choose from a range of different en-suite room types.
Places to explore
Birmingham is a huge and diverse city, home to a wide variety of traditions, people and businesses. With so much to see and do, you’ll struggle to get bored here.
Victoria Square functions as a historical and scenic place to visit all year round. With a lit-up fountain and statues to admire on summer nights and an unparalleled German-style Christmas market, Victoria Square will never disappoint.
A bohemian district known for street art and creative markets. Music fans will enjoy venues like Lab11 and the Rainbow Warehouse which plays host to world renowned artists and DJs. Refuel at Digbeth’s Dining Club – a street food market with the best food from all around the world. From The Custard Factory to the Eastside Projects public art gallery, Digbeth displays Birmingham's artistic side.
Moseley is just a short drive from the city centre and is a nature escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Birmingham’s most popular park, it covers 250 acres of conservation, woodland and outdoor sports facilities. Popular with walkers, cyclists and joggers, this recreational space is a sanctuary to unwind.
You could say that Birmingham has more canals than Venice, and those in Brindley Place would agree. The neighbourhood has more than just canals though, with some of the city’s best bars and restaurants found here, along with the National Sealife Centre and the Ikon Gallery.
How to get around
Birmingham has a range of efficient public transport including a network of buses, trams and trains. There is also a pay-as-you-go council ran e-scooter scheme and lots of cycling routes around the city.
The Network West Midlands has plenty of routes that will take you to surrounding neighbourhoods and to the city centre. Their fares can be paid with contactless and there are online timetables and fare information to check out too. What's more is that there's a stop directly outside our accommodation, perfect for whatever trip you’re planning.
The Midland Metro services run to Bull Street in the centre of the city, to Corporation Street, New Street Station and Broad Street. More tram lines are also being built around the area of the city right now.
Are you an international student?
Whether you want to know about ways you can pay your rent, how to apply for a visa or how you can get your luggage delivered, plenty of international students come to us with similar questions.
We’ve got answers, helpful tips, and handy tricks to help you get your head around life in the United Kingdom.