Starting university is unbelievably exciting but also petrifying at the same time. Will I make any friends? How will I make my student loan last all year? How can I feel motivated to study? Will I manage with the workload…

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology is the only one of its kind in the world and is ranked third in the UK (The Guardian). Benefit from more than 50 years’ experience of teaching and research, including particular strengths…

Interested in English Language? Join Dr Gerardo Ortega to hear all about the course, the campus, and the opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. 00:00 Introduction 01:46 What is the study of English Language and Linguistics? 02:32…

Wondering how you’re going to make your student loan last for the whole year, or even how to apply for student finance in the first place? Our money-savvy student Caitlin, shares their experiences and tips on budgeting and how to…

Since the attacks of 11 September 2001, terrorism has dominated world media coverage. The responses to terrorism, in particular the impact on racialised communities, have received considerably less critical scrutiny. This important event looks at counter-terrorism in North America and…

Christi, a final year BA English and Creative Writing student takes you along with her to the Verve Poetry Festival to give you a flavour of the student experience at the University of Birmingham. Joined by the Writers Bloc society,…

Hear from Birmingham Law School Staff and students as they explain the excellent support available to students joining us from Canada. They touch on a range of exciting opportunities within the school, but we focus on our brand new Summer…

The little-known Independent Custody Visiting Scheme enables people to make unannounced visits to police stations and to check on the welfare of detainees. Custody visitors are the only outsiders to see detainees in their cells: the visitors could play a…