Category: Student Life

The life of an audio engineering MSc student at the university is exciting. Adeyinka shares her trip to Birmingham Utilita arena for the Prodigy concert, to experience how the sound, lights and stage are rigged and reinforced.

Haze's bedroom at St Christopher’s Court

Moving away from home can feel like a big step, and understanding how university accommodation functions can be a huge help in feeling settled. Haze shares what they’ve learned about living in our halls.

Student reaches for top shelf item in supermarket

Living costs are a standard part of life, but becoming a student might be your first experience of managing them. Second year Accounting and Finance student Kira shares her best advice on where you can make savings.

Group of students laughing

Joining a society can have many benefits - masters student Blessing Uwaje shares the biggest advantages to consider.

Shelves of books in a Sunkist glow

Recent graduates Izzy and Olivia help get you thinking about what's to come in final year so you can make the most of it.

Jack and American Football teammates

Second year Accounting and Finance student Jack Hanson shares his best advice for Freshers based on how he experienced his own

Staff taking part in clearing

Here are some top tips on making that all important call on results day and how to make a good impression when going through Clearing.

Craig MacPhee on set directing his first year short film

Second year student Craig MacPhee shares the story of how life circumstances and self-belief held him back from studying at university for nearly a decade, and what he did to turn things around. 

Three individuals sat on a bed looking at a phone

Masters Creative Writing student Medha Godbole explains how you can actively contribute to positive change across the University by joining the Student Panel. And there are other benefits.

Student throwing exam papers in air

It can be overwhelming to get into preparing for exams or end of year assessments. Kate Wood helps identify which kind of behaviours to follow or avoid.