Help and advice
If you're heading to uni this September, you're bound to have loads of questions about how best to prepare, and what you need to know. We've put together some handy info so you can start your uni experience in the best way possible!
What to take to uni
Packing for uni? Here’s our top tips on what to take and what you can leave at home!Read more
Finance and budgeting
We cover all you need to know about finance and budgeting before, during and after uni.Read more
Student life hacks
Here are a few things to learn now that will help you be a real-life actual grown up.Read more
Preparing for the academic side of uni
Find out more about the shift to university study and how to get yourself ready.Read more
Freshers' guide to Birmingham
We’ve compiled the ultimate guide to exploring Birmingham as a fresher.Read more
Are you ready for uni?
Not sure if you're fresher material quite yet? Take our quiz to see just how ready you are for university life!Read more
Get ready for uni: LIVE!
Starting university this September? We hosted a series of live talks, with sessions from real students and expert staff. From making friends to budgeting, getting work experience to feeling motivated, our sessions will be a productive and fun way to get ready for university this Summer.Catch up on the action
Preparing for university
Birmingham City University students, Jess, Tierney and Shelby are here to advise you on how you should be preparing for university.More vlogs
The best areas of Birmingham for students
There are loads of unique areas perfect for students in Birmingham. From the huste and bustle of the city centre to the quieter suburbia, here are our top picks.Find out more
Becoming a Brummie - The Birmingham dictionary
It’s not just the dialect, Birmingham’s local arts, food and culture sites have their own language too, we’ve demystified the terms you might hear.Read more
26 facts you didn't know about Birmingham
We all know Birmingham is the UK's second city. But what makes it really great, you might ask? Here's 26 interesting facts you might not know about Brum.Discover