The University of Birmingham is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The university was ranked 14th in the UK and 84th in the world in the QS World University Rankings for 2018. In 2013, Birmingham was named ‘University of the Year 2014’ in the Times Higher Education awards. The 2017 Global Employability University Ranking places Birmingham at 142nd worldwide and 10th in the UK. Birmingham is also ranked 5th in the UK for Graduate Prospects in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.