Author: James Pavey

A Quick Guide to Birmingham

Born and bred in London, I thought Birmingham would never compete. Being the UK’s second-largest student city, you have so much choice on where to eat, drink, shop, go out or walk to – you will never have a dull weekend. 1. Feeling peckish?   From fine dining and award-winning street food to nationally celebrated Indian cuisine or a relaxing lunch alongside the city’s many canals, there’s something for everyone! There are plenty of places on campus too: Cafe Tierra offers a range of food outlets which includes a coffee and deli bar if you prefer something quick, otherwise...

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What to bring to your Open Day

Trust me, Open Days can be a stressful day. I know, I went to one once! Here are 5 things to bring with you to ensure you get the most out of the open day. 1. Plan plan plan! There’s lots to see and do at Open Day and I’m sure you won’t want to miss out. Get savvy with your itinerary before arriving to make sure you know when and where things are happening. Some lectures and talks are repeated, so don’t worry if you lose your bearings inside the Main Building, there’s plenty of signage people about to help...

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