We have been welcoming international students at the University of Birmingham since its inception in 1900 and with almost 5,000 international students from over 50 countries, we now boast one of the largest and most vibrant international student communities in the UK.
The School of Social Policy has welcomed international students over many years and we understand the type of support you need to settle in to life as a student in a country away from home. Our geographical location is one characterised by ethnic diversity and both urban and rural locations.
Thi Hue Vu from Vietnam and Hyeonsuk Kim from South Korea, talk about their experiences studying Policy into Practice.
Hyochul Ahn, Republic of Korea, MA Policy into Practice "Studying British social policy with other international students and leading academics on this beautiful campus is really fascinating. More than anything, I have realised the significance of social research which can influence policy and people's futures."
Xiaolin Yang, talks about her experiences as a doctoral research student in the School of Social Policy.
Dimitris Toulas-Gourgiostis, graduated from the University of Birmingham Health Services Management Centre, School of Social Policy with an MSc Health Care Policy and Management.