University of Birmingham

Birmingham | West Midlands

Varied union activities Diverse local nightlife Political Sporty City Campus

Ucas code: B32

Steeped in history the University of Birmingham has a community campus vibe whilst being on the doorstep to the centre of the UK's second city. And because all students studying at Birmingham become automatic members of the Guild of Students you'll have many chances to develop skills outside of study, have fun, and meet like-minded people.
Source:University of Birmingham Guild of Students

What students say about this university

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Sporty

81%

HIGH

Political

65%

HIGH

Creative

64%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

82%

HIGH

Varied union activities

77%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £21.4k HIGH
Student score 81% MED

Overall student satisfaction

89%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

30,700

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

61%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

19%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

55%

of students are female

Young / Mature

11%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

22%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

67%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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