Studying in Birmingham

University Open Days 2018

Allow us to relieve the strain by checking in for the night (or even a whole weekend) at Staying Cool Birmingham. Our two bedroom Maxi and Penthouse serviced apartments are perfect for families to share.  

Still coming to terms with the idea of your children flying the nest and coming to study in the big city? Open Days are a fantastic way to see their new home for the next three years. Rather than rushing for the train home or discussing student halls in a cramped car, you could be perusing prospectuses and getting to see all Birmingham has to offer in the comfort of your own serviced apartment.

Staying Cool Birmingham is the perfect base for families wanting to stay in the very heart of the city. Although we aren't able to accommodate students alone (the primary guest must be 21 or over). 

With two en-suite bedrooms, you won't be tripping over each other to get ready for the early tours.

There are three Universities in the city and we are within easy reach of all of them. We've popped the details to all the local open days & graduation dates for your information. 

University of Birmingham

Open days: 2018 open days are now closed. You can register for updates on 2019 open days here

Graduation Dates:

Degree Congregations will take place between Wednesday 10 July  and Thursday 18 July 2019

With limited parking at the Uni, it's far easier to hop on the train at New Street station which is but a four minute walk away from your apartment. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes to the 'University' stop with the journey lasting just under 10 minutes.  
Birmingham City University (BCU)

Open days: Undergraduate open days are due to take place on 23rd March 2019 & 29 June 2019. Register your interest here.

Graduation dates:

Thursday 10th January 2019

Friday 11th January 2019

Summer 2019 ceremony series is due to take place between 23 – 26 July 2019

- Simply leave the Rotunda's front door and walk straight on to High Street
- Swing a right when you see M&S on to Carr's Lane
- Turn left at the end of the road
- Stroll for 9 minutes and BCU is on your right at Millennium Point. 
Aston University

Open days: 2018 open days are now closed. Check the Aston University website for 2019 updates.

Graduation dates:

16 April 2019

Dates TBC - July 2019


- Simply leave the Rotunda's front door and walk straight on to High Street
-  After 3 minutes, bear right on to Dale End 
- At the end of Dale End, turn left and Aston University Campus is on your right.


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