University College Birmingham

UK, Europe

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University College Birmingham is based in the heart of the UK’s second biggest city, with over 8,000 students from around 90 countries. UCB is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training. University offers practical courses within School of Business, Tourism and Creative Industries; School of Health, Sport and Food and School of Engineering Digital and Sustainable Construction. In the last years university invested over £160 million into campuses with great facilities for practical trainings and free time students’ activities. Students can also benefit from the expertise of award-winning teaching staff and placement opportunities. Many of University College Birmingham's courses are accredited by the University of Warwick, which was ranked 8th in the UK by The Guardian 2023

UCB won in 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) the International category. It is only awards in the UK based solely on student choice.

Year of foundation: 1957
School type: public college/university
Type of campus: urban
Number of students: 4070
Teacher student ratio: 1:17
Acceptance rate: 59 %

About campus

City center location with canalside access just a minute walk from campus. Easily accessible parks, shopping centers and sport activities. Airport is only 30 minutes away and to London and seaside students get only in 2 hours by bus.

On-campus are range of facilities, including library, training restaurants, bakery and confectionery facilities and food science and innovation suite. Sport, wellness, fitness and spa with an aesthetics clinic, 35m indoor running track, sport therapy clinic are very popular among students. UCB has also own digital creative studio, financial trading suite, health simulation suites, early years suite and aviation and tourism suite that features exciting simulation facilities for students on aviation, travel and tourism courses.

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