University of Birmingham accommodation

The University of Birmingham has a great reputation and as such, you can study a range of incredible courses there – and our student accommodation in Birmingham allows you to be close to campus for the best possible learning experience.

  1. General information

    The University of Birmingham – otherwise known as Birmingham University – is located just outside of Birmingham’s cosmopolitan City centre, and is ranked 11th in the UK overall.

    It’s got a royal seal of approval because of something fancy called its ‘royal charter’, and it was the first red brick University to get one. It was a founding member of something called the Russell Group of British research universities, which basically means it’s one of the best of the best!

    If you go to the University of Birmingham, you will join around 19,000 undergrads and 9,000 postgraduate students from all over the world, many of whom have selected it for its incredible employment opportunities after graduation. Currently, there are around 5000 international students from over 150 different countries. Many prestigious people have also attended, such as British Prime Ministers and eight Nobel laureates – what’s to say that you won’t be the next?!

    The University of Birmingham has a great reputation and as such, you can study a range of incredible courses there. Whether you’re interested in humanities, science, the arts or something else, there will be something for you. You’ll learn real-world skills and you’ll find yourself equipped for all of the challenges of life after you graduate.

    The University of Birmingham is ever-changing and developing, and as a student, you will be too.

    Our student accommodation in Birmingham allows you to be close to campus for the best possible learning experience, but also close to the City itself and all of the amazing and exciting things that it has to offer.

  2. The campus

    There are five different ‘colleges’ at the University of Birmingham; Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences and also Social Sciences as well.

    If you choose to study any of these subjects, you will enjoy fantastic campus facilities, in the suburb of Edgbaston, just around the corner from the City centre. The campus itself merges modern architecture with the beautiful buildings of the past, and the history of the University is still very much evident as you walk around.

    Currently, the University campus is undergoing huge developments, which will see yet more beautiful and practical elements merged to enhance your student experience. There will be a huge green park created at the centre of the campus itself, and facilities such as the Student Hub, Library, Sports Centre and Postgraduate Teaching Centre will be made more awesome than ever.

    Our Birmingham student accommodation is placed in the best possible locations so that you can truly make the most of your time in the Midlands.

  3. Undergraduate study

    When you study in Birmingham, you’re right in the heart of the UK, which already makes the City an excellent choice. However, the reasons to do your undergraduate degree in Birmingham extend far beyond the location of the institution.

    As the University of Birmingham consistently ranks among the top 15 in the UK, and among the best in the world, the opportunities there are endless. There are a variety of courses which can be taken, and the teaching is of the highest possible quality. When you complete your undergraduate degree in this hugely influential City, you won’t regret it simply because of the incredible prospects you will have upon graduation.

    In fact, many employers have been surveyed and have said that this University is one of their first choices when it comes to hiring, which gives students in Birmingham a distinct advantage. The fact that the majority of graduates are employed within six months of leaving is a testimony to the success that is possible when you attend here.

    Our student accommodation in Birmingham gives you all you need to achieve to your full potential, including space to study and really excel in everything you choose to do.

  4. Postgraduate study

    The University of Birmingham is an ideal choice when it comes to matters of postgraduate study. As a world-leading University, you’ll be in excellent hands when it comes to one of the most important experiences of your life. 

    You can opt to undertake research led or taught postgraduate education in Birmingham, and each have their merits equally depending on what it is you hope to get out of the course. You’ll be well-equipped for your future by furthering your studying here.

    For intellectual minds, this institution is an obvious choice for postgraduate students, as the work you will do here will be both stimulating and rewarding. Our student accommodation Birmingham will help you reach your goals.

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

    2 miles (walking) 1.2 miles (walking) 1.4 miles (walking)

    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 Gardens - Birmingham

    1.7 miles (walking) 1.6 miles (walking) 1.8 miles (walking)

    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.

  3. Liberty Court - Birmingham

    1.4 miles (walking) 2 miles (walking) 2.1 miles (walking)

    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.

  4. Liberty Park - Birmingham

    0.5 miles (walking) 3.5 miles (walking) 3.8 miles (walking)

    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…

    • Finalist ‘Best Individual Accommodation in the UK’ 2019

    • 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

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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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    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.

    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!