International students in the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

By choosing to study Philosophy, Theology or Religion at Birmingham, you can be part of an outstanding university, renowned for changing lives and transforming society. Be part of our international campus community, with over 6,500 students from 150 countries.


  • Chencheng Xu studied philosophy whilst at school in China and was inspired to study Philosophy.

  • He chose the University of Birmingham for its mixture of Western Philosophy and British culture.
  • Chencheng has joined multiple student groups, including Chinese Society, Japan Society, Korean Society and Hong Kong society.

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