With over 5,000 international students from more than 150 countries, and 31% of our academic staff from overseas, our campus is truly a diverse and global place which attracts the brightest and best international students and staff.

The College of Arts and Law is no exception, offering a friendly community which welcomes students from a variety of countries all across the world. Below is a selection of videos featuring our talented international students who speak about their experience studying at the University of Birmingham.

International Students – My Favourite Thing

We asked our international students in the College of Arts and Law – joining us from Japan, Sudan, Russia, Hong Kong and India – to tell us their favourite thing about studying at the University of Birmingham. 

Law Students – My Favourite Thing

Law students at the University of Birmingham talk – joining us from Canada, Singapore, China and the UK – talk about their favourite aspects of the course and the university. 

Jessie Fok - Hong Kong

Jessie Fok from Hong Kong talks about her love of poetry and Shakespeare, as well as her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham for studying the BA English degree programme. 

Usha Aron - India

Usha Aron from India talks about her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham and her experience of studying the BMus Music degree programme.


More information

You can read more about our international student community on our international webpages.

For more information on studying opportunities in the College of Arts and Law, both undergraduate and postgraduate, you can visit our College homepage.