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Canalside, Birmingham Student Housing

Canalside, Birmingham, located at Lower Loveday St, offers spacious student accommodation in Birmingham with a selection of ensuite and studio rooms. Its proximity to Aston University, University College Birmingham, and the University of Birmingham makes it a sought-after choice for students seeking convenience and comfort in their accommodation.

Private room accommodation features at Canalside, Birmingham

Canalside, Birmingham, provides fully furnished rooms and shared apartments, ensuring a comfortable living experience for students. Each room features essential amenities such as a double bed, study desk, wardrobe, and a private bathroom, offering a conducive environment for studying and relaxation.

Common shared facilities at Canalside, Birmingham

The property also offers a well-equipped gym, common lounge, study room, games room, and outdoor space for socializing and recreational activities. With free high-speed Wi-Fi and laundry facilities included in the rent, residents can enjoy a hassle-free living experience at Canalside, Birmingham.

Popular restaurants and pubs near Canalside, Birmingham

Situated in one of the best cities for students, Canalside, Birmingham offers a vibrant student life experience with modern facilities and proximity to key universities and attractions. The University of Birmingham and Birmingham John Moores University are within walking distance, ensuring easy access to classes and campus facilities. Nearby dining options like Grand Central Kitchen and The Meat Shack provide diverse culinary experiences, while popular nightlife venues like The Mill and PRYZM offer entertainment opportunities for students. With its unbeatable location, Canalside, Birmingham ensures that residents can immerse themselves in the city's vibrant atmosphere and make the most of their student life experience.

Commute Options from Canalside, Birmingham

Canalside, Birmingham, offers convenient access to public transportation, allowing residents to travel to and from college with ease. The Lower Loveday St bus stop and Birmingham Snow Hill train station are nearby, providing quick connections to various parts of the city. With a well-connected public transport system, including buses, trains, and the metro, students can explore Birmingham and commute to their destinations efficiently. Whether heading to college or exploring the city, residents of Canalside, Birmingham, have plenty of transportation options to choose from, ensuring convenience and accessibility throughout their stay.

Explore Student Accommodations and International Student Life in Birmingham with BookMyUniRoom.com

Are you considering studying in Birmingham as an international student and looking for student accommodation? Living as a university student in Birmingham presents a dynamic mix of opportunities and challenges, making it a nuanced choice for prospective residents. Student life in Birmingham is career-driven, offering a wide range of job-oriented university courses and access to the international student job market.

Birmingham provides numerous budget-friendly student accommodations near popular universities. Many international students prefer to study at top universities in the UK. However, these universities can be very big, which means students may have to travel long distances to get there and this can cost a lot of money.

Are you thinking about furthering your education and pursuing your career at a reputable alma mater while experiencing life in a lively, diverse metropolis such as Birmingham? Birmingham universities have achieved commendable rankings in QS Best Student Cities and QS Best Universities in the UK or Birmingham for 2023.

About Birmingham, UK

Birmingham is a city that rivals London's connectivity, entertainment options, robust education system, and economic opportunities—all without the hefty London price tag. Birmingham is situated in the West Midlands and boasts a population of 1,141,816 as of 2019, and a GDP of £121 billion. This "second city" is favourably located and surrounded by cities like Wolverhampton, Walsall, and Coventry, as well as towns like Solihull and Sutton Coldfield.

Q- Things to know before moving to Birmingham as an international student

A- As an international student in Birmingham, ensure you obtain a Long-Stay Visa for living in the UK, be prepared to experience a bit of culture shocks such as no small talk and don't be shy to leverage your student status for discounts, keep ample supply of your prescription medicines until you get registered to the local practitioner and always say Thank You for everything.

Q- What is Birmingham famous for?

A- A- Birmingham is often known as the "second city" after London, for it provides the same living experience as London, just on a smaller and much more affordable scale. Birmingham has served as an inspiration for literary classics like the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit; the birthplace of Black Sabbath, Thomas the Tank Engine, Duran Duran, Tennis, Balti cooking, and Cadbury Chocolate. This city is also known for having more canals than Venice and proudly hosts the largest library in Europe. These are some of the things international students in Birmingham will often find unique and fascinating.

Q- What are some of the best localities international students in Birmingham often find student accommodation in?

The most favourable localities in Birmingham are areas like Sparkbrook, Sparkhill, Highgate, Handsworth, Winson Green, Bordesley Green, Alum Rock, and Small Heath which offer affordable housing options and are predominantly occupied by South Asian and Muslim communities.

Q- What are some of the more posh and expensive localities international students in Birmingham often find student accommodation in?

A- Some posh and expensive localities in Birmingham include Edgbaston, Solihull, Harborne, and Sutton Coldfield. Other comfortable and slightly less expensive localities in Birmingham are suburban living in Moseley, Kings Heath, Cotteridge, Kings Norton, Bournville, Selly Park, South Yardley, and Sheldon. Digbeth is one of the coolest neighbourhoods for young professionals and trendy international students in Birmingham to live in.

Q- What are the top affordable food joints in Birmingham for international students?

A- Balti Triangle (Curry Haven for Indian Food lovers) at Ladypool Road, Stoney Lane, and Stratford Road; chef Aktar Islam's Michelin-starred Opheem; Chung Ying Cantonese (best known for its soft shell crab), Peach Garden (best known for roast duck and hosting memorable Christmas parties) at Birmingham's Chinese Quarter near New Street Station; chef Brad Carter's Michelin-starred Carter's of Moseley, situated in Moseley (for fine dining experience);  local culinary gems such as Buddha Belly, The Hungry Toad, and Canoodle are some of the best food joints for international students in Birmingham.

Q- What are the top bars/nightclubs international students in Birmingham frequent?

Palmyra (Middle Eastern), Kababish (Indian Tandoori), Ponte di Legno (Italian), Brindleyplace and the Mailbox are some popular bars/nightclubs international students in Birmingham often frequent. Other than that, top pub-hubs in Birmingham are the city centre and Colmore Business District, Digbeth, John Bright Street, and the renowned Jewellery Quarter. Many pubs, including The Victoria on John Bright Street, Revolution on Broad Street, Chameleon on Hill Street, and Turtle Bay on John Bright Street offer Happy Hour specials. Don't forget to visit The Old Crown, a historic pub established in 1368.

Q- What quality universities and colleges are situated in Birmingham?

The best universities and colleges for international students in Birmingham study are Aston University, Birmingham City University, Newman University, University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham, Russel Group Universities and The University of Law

Q- What are the top diplomas, graduates and post-graduate degrees offered in the best colleges and universities in Birmingham?

Some of the top diplomas, graduates and post-graduate degrees offered in the best colleges and universities in Birmingham are MBA/PGDM; BBA; MIM; B.A.; MS; B.Sc.; PG Diploma; LL.B.; LL.M.; B.E. / B.Tech; MEM; BSN; PG Certificate; M.A.; MPH; MPHARM; MSN; Others UG; Others PG;BHM; MBBS; B.Ed; MDS; MFA; MPA; Ph.D.; B.J.M.C.; BDS; B.Arch; M.Arch; M.Phil

Q- What are the different types of part-time jobs available for international students in Birmingham?

A- There are primarily three kinds of part-time work available for international students in Birmingham: On-campus Part-time Jobs for Students, Off-campus Part-time Jobs for Students, Online Part-time Jobs for Students

Q- Are there any eligibility criteria for international students to do part-time work?

A- Major eligibility criteria for international students to do part-time work are: they must be at least 16 years of age, they must be enrolled in a full-time degree program at a recognised Birmingham university, they must hold a valid Tier 5 student Visa, and they must comply with university rules & regulations.

Q- What are some high-paying part-time jobs for international students in Birmingham?

A- The best high-paying part-time jobs for international students in Birmingham are that of tutors offering tutoring services (£30 to £42 per hour), Freelance writing ( £31.03 per hour), Research Assistants (£15.21 per hour) and Library Assistants (£10 to £15 hour).

Q- What are some easy and flexible part-time jobs that international students in Birmingham can undertake along with their studies?

A- Some easy and flexible part-time jobs that most international students in Birmingham do are those of a Retail Assistant (£9.88 per hour), Receptionist (£8.97 per hour), Waiter (£12.18 per hour), Dog Walker (£12.50 per hour) and Food Delivery Driver (£10.42 per hour). 

Q- Which local markets do international students in Birmingham go to for their grocery shopping and other requirements?

International students in Birmingham go to Bullring & Grand Central, Resorts World, Grand Central, ICC Mall, The Mailbox, Great Western Arcade, The Arcadian shopping malls; and local markets such as Bullring Rag Market, Frankfurt Christmas Market, Bullring Open Market, Moseley Farmers' Market.

Q- Name some famous people born in Birmingham

A- Tom Blyth (Movie Actor), Daniel Ezra (TV Actor), Stefflon Don (Rapper), Max Fewtrell (Race Car Driver), Alison Hammond (Reality Star), Kia Pegg (TV Actress), Amelia Woolley (Fashion Designer), Emma Willis (TV Actress), Harry Kirton (TV Actor), Daniel Sturridge (Soccer Player), Pete Dunne (Wrestler), Kodie Murphy (Reality Star), Neville Chamberlain (World Leader), James Michael Curtin (Wrestler), Claudia Jessie (TV Actress) and Lolly (Pop Singer)are some famous people born in Birmingham.

Q- What food delivery apps are commonly used by international students in Birmingham?

A- The most common food delivery apps in Birmingham are Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash, Ritual, Zomato, Foodhub and Talabat.

Q- What are the popular meal delivery or recipe box services international students in Birmingham opt for?

A- Some popular meal delivery or recipe box services international students in Birmingham opt for are Just Eat, Tesco Groceries, Postmates, Mindful Chef (best overall healthy meal delivery service), Gousto (best affordable healthy meal delivery service), AllPlants (best vegan healthy meal delivery service), Abel & Cole (best healthy food delivery service for organic food), Muscle Food (Best healthy meal delivery service for fitness), and Purearth (best healthy meal delivery service for juice cleanses)

Q- How do you travel within Birmingham?

International students find travelling within Birmingham a breeze due to its well-connected transportation networks. The different modes of transportation inside Birmingham are the trains (Birmingham New Street Train Station, the heart of the city's transportation), metro (The West Midland Metro offers an additional travel option, linking Birmingham and Wolverhampton), buses, taxi services (A2B cab services or Uber for quick, on-the-spot transportation), and cycling/walking. Major motorways like the M1, M5, M6, and M40, coupled with Birmingham Airport and Birmingham International Railway Station, facilitate effortless travel to national and international destinations.

Q- What are the best mobile operators/networks in Birmingham for international students?

A- The most common mobile operators/networks international students use in Birmingham are Voxi and EE. Other well-known mobile networks are Smarty (best for big data deals), Lebara (best for international calling), Giffgaff (best reliable mobile network with great value plans), and iD Mobile (best mobile network for low-cost phones and unlimited plans).

Q- What are the best eSim international students in Birmingham use?

A- The most popular eSims are Holafly(used in 90 destinations and offers unlimited data plan), Ubigi (known for having internet connections globally for 20+ years), and Telephone (coverage in 113 destinations all over the world and available in many languages). 

Q- How do I find other international students in Birmingham like me?

Local communities are the best place to network with both localities and other international students like you. Top local communities in Birmingham are Friends Institute, Kings Heath Community Centre, Ladywood Health and Community Centre, Mere Green Community Centre, Oddingley Hall, Sheldon Community Centre, Sparkbrook Community Centre, Summerfield Community Centre, Walmley Centre and Wylde Green Centre.

Q- What tools/websites are useful for planning Birmingham weekend trips by international students in the UK?

A- Popular websites which help in planning weekend Birmingham trips are Rentalcars.com (for great deals on rental cars, Booking.com or Expedia (for accommodation) and Get Your Guide or Tiqets or Viator (for best tour guides). Other tips for weekend Birmingham trips are to pack essential hiking gear and a power bank. 

Q- How is the weather in Birmingham year-round?

A- Birmingham offers a mix of temperate maritime charm with a hint of continental influence. Nestled in the heart of the Midlands, Birmingham experiences a climate that's mild and generally welcoming.

- Spring (March to May): Mild temperatures ranging from 7 to 16°C, with occasional dampness in the air.

- Summer (June to August): Warm and sometimes humid weather, with temperatures between 12 and 23°C. Summers are short-lived but pleasant.

- Autumn (September to November): Cool and damp conditions, as temperatures range from 6 to 17°C.

- Winter (December to February): Colder days, occasionally snowy, with temperatures between 1 and 8°C. The coldest nights may dip to -8/-9°C.

- Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, with October being the wettest month. On the flip side, July tends to be drier.

Be prepared for a mix of weather – pack an umbrella for the occasional rain and a light jacket for cooler days. 

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Common Amenities
Laundry Room
Gym
Table Tennis
Pool Table
Central Location
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Study Rooms
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Parking (Additional Charge)
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Room Types

Bronze Ensuite

week/person
Microwave
Wifi
Private Room
Shared Kitchen
Ensuite
Private Bathroom
Fridge
Bedrooms 1
Small Double Bed
bathrooms 1
Desk & Chair
Cooker
Lockable Bedroom
Freezer
Duration:51 Weeks
Move in:2024-09-07
£149/week
Duration:51 Weeks
Move in:2024-09-07
£149/week

Silver Ensuite

week/person
Microwave
Study Area
Wifi
Private Room
Shared Kitchen
Ensuite
Private Bathroom
Fridge
Bedrooms 1
bathrooms 1
Desk & Chair
Cooker
En-Suite Shower
3/4 bed
Lockable Bedroom
TV (communal)
Freezer
Ample Storage
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Duration:51 Weeks
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£149/week
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Duration:44 Weeks
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£155/week
SOLD OUT
Duration:32 Weeks
Move in:2024-01-19
£150/week

Platinum Ensuite

week/person
Microwave
Study Area
Wifi
Private Room
Shared Kitchen
Ensuite
Private Bathroom
Fridge
Bedrooms 1
bathrooms 1
Area 24 Sqm
Desk & Chair
Cooker
En-Suite Shower
3/4 bed
Lockable Bedroom
TV (communal)
Freezer
SOLD OUT
Duration:51 Weeks
Move in:2024-09-07
£179/week

Gold Studio

week/person
Microwave
Private Bathroom
Fridge
Entire Place
Studio
Bedrooms 1
Private Kitchen
bathrooms 1
Desk & Chair
Cooker
En-Suite Shower
3/4 bed
Lockable Bedroom
TV (communal)
Freezer
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Duration:51 Weeks
Move in:2024-01-19
£199/week

Gold-Ensuite

week/person
Microwave
Wifi
Private Room
Shared Kitchen
Ensuite
Private Bathroom
Wardrobe
Bedrooms 1
bathrooms 1
Desk & Chair
Cooker
En-Suite Shower
3/4 bed
Lockable Bedroom
TV (communal)
Freezer
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Duration:51 Weeks
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£159/week

Platinum 2 Bed Apartment

week/person
Microwave
Study Area
Wifi
Private Room
Shared Bathroom
Bathrooms 2
Shared Kitchen
Fridge
2B
bedrooms 2
Desk & Chair
Cooker
En-Suite Shower
3/4 bed
Lockable Bedroom
TV (communal)
Freezer
Ample Storage
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Duration:51 Weeks
Move in:2024-09-07
£189/week

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