Birmingham City University International College

The city of Birmingham

The youngest major city in Europe, with under-20s accounting for 29% of the population.


Train, tram, bus and taxi – and the city’s own international airport!


Birmingham has a huge international community, so if you’re looking for your favourite food from home, you’re likely to find it here!


Birmingham is recognised as one of the UK’s sporting hubs – being home to Premiership team West Bromwich Albion and Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

Home to the Bullring

One of Europe’s biggest shopping centres, with over 160 shops and 2,000 leading brands.

Why Birmingham?

Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city and is ideally located in the very centre of the UK, making it easy to access other cities and towns.

Its rich, multicultural vibrancy is reinforced by its extensive offering of international cuisines and businesses.

Whatever your interests – shopping, sports, arts or food – you won’t be short of things to do and see in Birmingham.


Student experience

  • The UK’s second-largest city with a population of over 1.1 million people
  • The highest quality of life of any UK city outside London
  • The youngest major city in Europe, with under-20s accounting for 29% of its population
  • Over 85,000 students studying in Birmingham

Strong economy

  • Birmingham sits at the heart of a £141 billion regional economy
  • Home to around 42,000 companies, including 728 international firms
  • 2,590 businesses in the creative industries, more than any regional city

Travel links

  • An international airport, connecting to over 140 destinations worldwide – with direct flights to India, Qatar, Dubai, USA and most of Europe
  • Get to London in just over an hour – and by 2026, the HS2 transport development will reduce this journey time to just 49 minutes



West Midlands Growth Company 2021

Mercer Cost of Living Ranking 2021

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Discover Birmingham

City of Birmingham

BCUIC , Bournville Campus, Maple Road
B30 2AE

Prospective Student Enquiries:
Telephone: +44 (0) 121 331 5791