Why choose the University of Birmingham?
Impressive student facilities
The historic university campus is home to stunning traditional architecture combined with cutting-edge research facilities, as well as one of the largest academic libraries in the country. You will also find The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, which houses works by Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet.
History of achievement
Since its foundation over 100 years ago, the University of Birmingham has produced many notable figures, including 2 British Prime Ministers, 11 Nobel Prize winners and numerous CEOs. The University consistently ranks within the world’s top 100.
A global community
Birmingham is famed for being one of the UK’s most diverse cities, offering a vibrant mix of cultures. The University is home to 5,000 international students from over 150 countries, and a third of academic staff members are from outside the UK.
The University offers numerous degree subjects ranked in the top 5, including Chemical Engineering, Education, Sports Science and Materials Technology (Times and Sunday Times 2017). The University of Birmingham also ranks impressively in areas such as Business, Law, Biology and several other types of Engineering, giving students a wide range of disciplines to choose from.