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A panoramic shot of the University of Birmingham's Campus on a nice sunny day.

From choosing the right city and university, to working out what to pack, there’s so much to think about when you’re an international student. Whether you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate, you’ll benefit from some help and support. Here you’ll find all the advice you need to plan your move.

Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is a friendly, safe and welcoming place to study with a diverse international flavour.

Birmingham city centre - Birmingham Council House
Birmingham is a bright and vibrant student city.
Three students sitting outside in sunshine
Get to know students from more 150 countries.
Birmingham city centre
Day or night, Birmingham City Centre is a hive of activity