Birmingham City University
If you're looking for a vibrant, multi-cultural university, excellence in teaching and learning with total commitment to your employability - plus a sparkling social life, Birmingham City University is definitely for you!
If you are stuck in a job and want to make a change, or you want to get more out life, it can be difficult to know where to go to get the help you need.
There are a wide range of organisations in Birmingham who can help you if you are seeking information to help you into learning or work. Many of these organisations are represented on the learning matters website.
Your local services, funded by the Learning and Skills Council has information for all adults aged 20+ on:
Learning and training courses
Grants to help you fund your learning
Where you can go if you need help because of a disability or health problem
In addition to this, if you have fewer than 5 GCSEs or an NVQ Level 2 qualification, your local advice service will offer you a free one to one advice session.
If you would prefer to talk to someone or you are not sure you are eligible for an advice session call freephone 0800 587 5096 and talk to an advisor.
If you are not eligible for an advice service you can still find help - for more about other information and advice available in your area contact the Learning Helpline on 0800 515547.
learndirect - the national help & advice line is currently taking part in a pilot scheme offering free telephone guidance - call 0800 100 900
Some organisations may make a charge for certain services - please check with the provider before booking an appointment with an advisor.
The UK's second city is one of Europe's major hubs of commerce and industry. As well as major multinationals, Birmingham also claims an extremely diverse mix of nationalities, enabling you to meet and network with people from around the globe.
This is a city of history, world-class cultural events and vibrant nightlife, making for an unforgettable experience while you study in Birmingham.
We believe that training should only be used as part of an improvement strategy. Our preferred method of work is to suggest training that is delivered just at the point of need, enabling them to rapidly apply to practice and build local capacity.