Welcome to BCU and your new student life in the UK’s second biggest city! To help you get stuck in and explore what Birmingham and campus life has to offer, here's some suggestions of things you could do in your first week at University.
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Get a selfie with the Birmingham bull
Try food from a country you have never had before
Cook a meal with your new flatmates
Ask everyone: Name? Town? Course?
Take a perfect skyline photo from the top of the Curzon Building
Take a trip to the Bullring with your new NUS card and enjoy the discounts!
Try an independent restaurant or bar (see Independent Birmingham)
Go to the Welcome Week fair and see how much free stuff you can get
Join a society and try out a new hobby
Play crazy golf at Cannon Hill Park
See a celeb DJ at a Students' Union event
Get kitted out in fancy dress for a night out
See a Midlands Derby - Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest on 23 Sept
Be at one with nature at Botanical Gardens or the Wildlife Conservation Park
Watch a live performance at Birmingham Weekender, 22-24 September
Get lost... Probably on a stroll to Digbeth to try out the quirky café's