Birmingham City University accommodation

Birmingham City University provides vocational programmes taught using applied teaching methods, which means that everyone will find something to suit their needs, and our accommodation is perfectly located to make the most of your student experience.

  1. General information

    Birmingham City University – or BCU for short – is a relatively new University, formed back in 1992. Despite accommodating some students older than the institution itself, there’s been plenty of scope for the University to develop in a short time, and as a result it ranks highly. As one of five universities in Birmingham, it contributes to a strong student culture within the city.

    In spite of the fact that around half the students attending are ‘local’ – from the Midlands, where it’s based – there is still plenty of diversity to be found. Students come from a range of ethnic and national backgrounds and there are even plenty of international students to be found.

    Birmingham City University provides vocational programmes taught using applied teaching methods, which means that everyone will find something to suit their needs. The key focus is on employability as well as investing in your future, which is why so many of their graduates succeed with a lot more than just a piece of paper to show for themselves when they leave.

    BCU prides itself on honing a supportive learning environment for all, and as a professional university, it’s able to cater to everyone. As a result, it’s an in demand institution.

    Our Birmingham City University accommodation is perfectly situated to ensure that you’re able to make the most of whatever your time at BCU may bring.

  2. The campus

    Birmingham City University can boast a fantastic location central to one of the top rated cities in the entire world.

    The accessible, city centre campus houses everything you will need to have an easy ride in both your work and play. In fact, it’s a multi-million pound centre of excellence in the heart of Birmingham’s Eastside development. Overall it’s made up of three buildings: Millennium Point, The Parkside Building and The Curzon Building. These house great facilities to improve your learning.

    The Student Union at BCU is about so much more than a place to have a few cheap drinks. They can help you in all aspects of student life and beyond, in areas like finding a job, joining one of almost 300 societies or even getting involved in community projects. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Student Union if you couldn’t grab that cheap drink whilst you’re at it!

    Our BCU accommodation is ideally located so that you’re in the perfect place to make the most of your studies and of course, the campus and everything that it has to offer.  It’s no exaggeration to say that these factors are the ones which will make your student experience as full as can possibly be.

  3. Undergraduate study

    There are over 150 courses to study at Birmingham City University so there’s bound to be one which will suit your needs. Unlike some universities, BCU aims to prepare its students for life and not just examinations, which is why there are so many vocational aspects involved.

    Our Birmingham City University accommodation comes equipped with an ideal study area so that you can knuckle down with your studies to compliment your time which will be spent either on placements or gaining other real world experience.

    Starting a higher education course doesn’t ever need to be stressful when you have a safe and comfortable place to relax at the end of the day. You’ll have a great place to do exactly that thanks to our BCU accommodation.

  4. Postgraduate study

    So, you want to continue your studies and you’ve chosen BCU as the place to do it? Fantastic! You’ll be in the very best of hands.

    Students at Birmingham City University gain an immense advantage in the job market, because of the care which is put into improving their employability skills above all else. Of course, the attention to detail also extends to the actual teaching, and you will be extremely well supported.

    BCU prides itself on the fact that it helps students to think outside the box and to broaden their horizons, thus enhancing your career prospects. You’ll learn key skills such as structuring your workload, developing powers of analysis as well as critical enquiry and working independently. Obviously, you’ll also gain expert knowledge in your field.

    Our BCU accommodation is great for postgraduates, simply because we’ve considered everything you could possibly need to make the most of your time furthering your studies.

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  1. Liberty Living at Queen's Hospital Close - Birmingham

    2 miles (walking) 1.2 miles (walking) 1.4 miles (walking)
    from £118.50 pw
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    Liberty Living at Queen's Hospital Close is located in Edgbaston which is basically student central in the city! You’ll be close to Aston University, Birmingham City University and the University of Birmingham – both on foot or via a range of transport links on your doorstep.

    Birmingham has absolutely tons going on, so whether you want a spot of retail therapy or to enjoy the diverse nightlife, you’re never too far away.

    When you stay with us, you’ll be safe and secure throughout the residence. We have CCTV as well as 24 hour staff, plus contents insurance is included as standard. In fact, everything is included in your rent – that’s just how we do things here.

  2. Liberty Court - Birmingham

    1.4 miles (walking) 2 miles (walking) 2.1 miles (walking)
    from £118.50 pw
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    Liberty Court is situated in Edgbaston, a popular student area of Birmingham. It’s on Pershore Road and is within easy reach of all local amenities including Birmingham's New Street and the Bull Ring shopping centre.

    There are numerous bus routes which you can take into town, and a free shuttle bus which helps you get around to and from the University of Birmingham.

    Liberty Court's excellent security team and CCTV make our student accommodation extra secure, and you get contents insurance included, too. We ensure all rent is all-inclusive, so you’re always aware upfront of what you’re going to get with us.

  3. Liberty Gardens - Birmingham

    1.7 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 1.8 miles (walking)
    from £115.50 pw
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    Liberty Gardens is right by the city's higher educational establishments, including the University of Birmingham. Located on Elvetham Road, Liberty Gardens is within easy reach of all the local stuff you need nearby and it’s served by some great transport links, including Birmingham's New Street railway station.

    Liberty Gardens being close to the town centre allows residents to get stuck into the diverse and vibrant culture Birmingham has to offer.

    When you stay in our student accommodation, you can expect high standards as well as all-inclusive rent. As a bonus, Liberty Gardens is super safe all year round, as it’s served by a dedicated security team around the clock as well as CCTV.

  4. Liberty Park - Birmingham

    0.5 miles (walking) 3.5 miles (walking) 3.8 miles (walking)
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    This residence is fully let to our university partner.

    Liberty Park is situated on Grange Road, just a stone’s throw from the University of Birmingham. With great local amenities and great transport links, what more could you want? There’s even a free shuttle bus to take you between the University of Birmingham’s Selly Oak and Edgbaston campuses.

    Birmingham city centre is within easy reach and you’ll find loads to do, whether you’re looking for great shopping facilities or a night out on the town!

    Liberty Park has excellent facilities, and with CCTV and on-site staff 24/7, you’ll always feel safe and secure. To make things even less stressful, all your bills are included in your rent, too.

Why choose Liberty Living?

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    The best choice for international students

    Coming to the UK to study from abroad? Welcome! We love catering to students from all over the world and learning a thing or two about their culture. Luckily, we’ve already got plenty of experience with this as we currently have around 4,500 international students staying with us, so you’re certainly not alone.

    When you stay with Liberty Living your safety is the most important thing to us. We understand that you’re a long way from home and you want to feel comfortable and secure at all times. We have amazing staff on hand 24 hours a day, from the Residence Team, right through to Security who’ll keep an eye out for you overnight as well as CCTV. Contents insurance covering your possessions is included as standard in your rent, so your stuff is protected, and any parcels you have delivered will be well looked after until you can come to collect them.

    Of course, we want you to have fun and make the most of your time here, too. You can always come to us with any problems, or even just for a chat. A new country can be confusing, so we’ve got loads of tips for things to do, too – just ask! Many of our staff members are multilingual, so don’t be shy if English isn’t your first language; if we can’t immediately offer support in your native tongue, we’ll point you in the direction of someone who can. We’ll do our best to help you settle in and make friends, and we can point you in the right direction for any visa, welfare or University advice you may need.

    We can’t wait to meet you!

     

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    Multi-award winning

    We think we’re pretty great – but don’t worry, we can back it up, we promise! We’ve won tons of awards and we’re eager to win more, so you know you’re in good hands. From ‘Best Customer Service’ to ‘Best Private Halls Provider’, we have our fair share of accolades, so take a look below…

    • Awarded ‘Best Halls of Residence in the UK’ 2018

    • Awarded ‘International Accommodation Quality Mark’ from 2012 – 2017

    • Shortlisted 'Best Private Halls Provider' from 2014 – 2017

    • Winner 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2016

    • Shortlisted 'Best Student Broadband' 2016

    • Shortlisted 'Best Learning Environment' 2016

    • Winner of the 'Contribution to the Student Experience' award 2016

    • Winner of the Rate Your Landlord 'Improvement Impact Award' 2015

    • Winner 'Best Learning Environment' 2015

    • Winner 'Best Student Broadband' 2015

    • Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2015

    • Shortlisted 'Best Individual Accommodation' 2014

    • Winner of the 'Rate Your Landlord' survey 2014

    • Winner of the 'Best Hall of Residence of the Year' survey 2013

    • Winner 'Best Customer Service' 2012

    • Winner 'Best Moving In Expreience' 2011

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    Enhancing your Student Experience

    Our dedicated Student Experience programme has been created to ensure that every single one of you has the best stay possible when you live with us. Whether it is coming along to our social events and activities to meet new people, getting involved in fundraising and volunteering for some amazing charities, or popping along to drop in sessions to seek advice on finances, wellbeing and careers, we have something for you.

    We understand that University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience, but don’t worry our team are great at giving advice on and mediating in all kinds of welfare issues that you may experience, such as homesickness, difficulty in getting on with flatmates, noise complaints, relationship problems, partying too hard and having trouble with studies.

    Also, if you need more guidance, we have great relationships with our University partners and their support departments to help and guide you.

    Follow the link to find out more about our Student Experience programme.

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    Accreditations

    Liberty Living operates in accordance with the National Code of Standards for student accommodation. The Code of Standards is run by ANUK (The Accreditation Network UK), the NUS, and Unipol Student Homes, and is supported by universities across the UK.

    Liberty Living joined the Code of Standards to give our students peace of mind. You can be assured that you will enjoy a high standard of living in accordance with the Code of Standards, and a prompt resolution to problems should they ever occur when you stay at any of Liberty Living’s residences.

    All of Liberty Living’s residences have been accredited by ANUK and run in accordance with the National Code of Standards.

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    Liberty Living follow a distinct set of standards for our student accommodation, called the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. The purpose of these Codes, (membership of which is voluntary), is to provide students with professional housing services.

    The standards chosen for the Codes reflect a balance of common sense obligations and responsibilities between landlords and tenants. They also reflect established best practice in the sector and are based on what an average student and their parents would expect of a good quality housing supplier. The standards are supported by the voice of students themselves through the National Union of Students.

    What does being a member of the codes mean?

    • Both parties can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.
    • Misunderstandings and disputes are reduced.
    • If problems do occur they can be promptly resolved.
    • The independent complaints procedure operated by the Codes can be used for complaint resolution.
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    Looking for somewhere to stay over the summer months?

    Stay with us this summer at one of our 46 residences across 17 cities in the UK. We offer both short-term and long-term stays.

    Whether you’re planning to work, study, shop, attend a conference or explore further afield, we’re the perfect base for an affordable city centre break and offer a wide range of room options.

    Did you know, you don't have to be a student to stay with us over the summer? All bills and internet access are included, and you’ll feel safe round-the-clock with our 24-hour security and on-site maintenance teams.

    Unfortunately our summer availability period has now ended, we will have availability again from the start of 2019 so watch this space!