international student

303, 2015

Coming to the UK: Preparing for the British Weather

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If there is one word to describe the weather in the UK then it is ‘unpredictable’. As we’ve experienced this year already, one minute the sun can be shining and the next you’re caught in a thunderstorm. 

But it’s not always wet and windy! When the sun shines in the UK, boy does it shine. So […]

2002, 2015

My first year as an MBA International student in Birmingham

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Welcome to Birmingham! For most international students, coming to study in the UK can be a little daunting but exciting too. What is life like for an International student in Birmingham? MBA International student, Thuy Duong Lai (Vanessa) gives you an insight into her first year here at Birmingham City University…

January 2014 marked a change in […]

1702, 2015

5 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Birmingham

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From Beijing to Birmingham- millions of people around the world will be celebrating the Chinese New Year from this Thursday (19 Feb). International student Stephanie Chua Yoke Ping looks at how you can celebrate the Year of the Goat here in the city!

Before you close the tab thinking this is irrelevant to you, STOP. You don’t […]

2212, 2014

Get stuck in: building your confidence as an international student

By |December 22nd, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Get stuck in: building your confidence as an international student

Anu Yusuf is a second-year LLB (Hons) student at Birmingham City University’s School of Law.

I came to the UK starry-eyed and a bit mindful about my different background. Before my arrival, my thoughts were centred on my course of study and not how to cope with other environmental issues. Coming to study in the UK from Nigeria […]

2811, 2014

Student life in a tourist spot

By |November 28th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Student life in a tourist spot

Ibiboba Oyibo, from Nigeria, started the MBA International course at Birmingham City University in January 2014

Before coming to Birmingham, I had no notion of what to expect. All I knew was that it was a famous place, maybe because of Aston Villa Football Club, just maybe. I was excited to start my MBA International and […]