Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Best Locations for Student Accommodation:

  • City Center
  • Perry Bar
  • Edgbaston
  • Bournville
  • Selly Oak
  • Handsworth Wood

Average Rent:

Average Rent 4 Bedroom House: Averages around £40.00-£75.00 pp pw but this will obviously fluctuate depending on condition of the property and location.

Average Rent 5-8 Bedroom House: Averages around £50.00-£105.00 pp pw but this will obviously fluctuate depending on condition of the property and location


Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city with a high young population.
Transport links around Birmingham are excellent however there can be problems in delays due to congestion round spaghetti junction.

Parking and Permit Information:

There are controlled zones in Birmingham both in the City Centre and on the outskirts of the city centre. Therefore, you will need to check whether the location of your house requires a permit. These are readily available for you to attain through the Council and prices vary from £290.00 in the city centre and £25.00 per permit outside the city centre. However, some won’t require permits and you can park outside your house.

Living in Birmingham:

Birmingham City University has recently had a brand new £7 Million sports centre opened and therefore has excellent new facilities for sports mad students whether you want to play to a professional standard or engage in exciting unique activities such as Aikido and Extreme Sports.

Birmingham has an exceptional variety of nightlife, which caters to the needs of all musical genres. Some of the popular nightclubs for students in Birmingham include Gatecrasher, Mechu, Oceana, Snobs and Sunflower Lounge. The majority of social venues are located around the City Centre around Broad Street and Hurst Street.
There are a number of bars located around Broad Street and over 50 restaurants in the Balti Triangle.

There are a number of areas around Birmingham for shopping however the Bull Ring shopping centre is one of the largest shopping centres in the UK and has nearly every shop under one roof. Other areas in Birmingham with a great shopping experience include the Jewellery Quarter, Balti Triangle, The Mailbox and Pavillions. These are just a few locations with a number of other areas that can be experienced depending on your taste.

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