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Birmingham: Get to Know Your Campus

Get to know Birmingham campus and the area surrounding it in this guide. Discover useful tips and the best things to see and do.

Beds SU

By Beds SU

Tuesday, 4 October 2022

Welcome to the University of Bedfordshire! This resource is meant to help you get to know your campus and the surrounding area!

Your Campus

The London School of Commerce Birmingham is located on the 17th floor of the McLaren Building, 46 Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR. A five-minute walk from the Bullring, there are a tremendous amount of shops, cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy. Students amenities include a library, student common room with vending machines, cold water dispenser, microwaves, a coffee machine and reduced-fare parking (enquire with LSC reception on the 17th floor about how to activate this discount).

Things to do

Birmingham has tonnes of things to do that caters to just about everyone. You can wander along the canals, get a shot of history and culture at Birmingham Museum, watch a show at Birmingham Hippodrome, watch a film at the Odeon cinema, go shopping in the Bullring, try some adventure golf or even try an escape room.

Coffee Break


Address: 56 Dale End
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An authentic Indonesian café serving fresh coffee and small bites, this shop offers some of the best coffee in Birmingham. From the full range of espresso drinks to pour-overs, Ngopi roasts all their beans in-house. The friendly staff here will help you with your order, and if you are lucky enough to pass the café in the morning, you will certainly catch a lovely whiff of the daily roasts!

Tim Hortons

Address: 112-113 New St.
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A Canadian staple relatively unknown in the UK, Tim Hortons is a down-to-earth fast food café with all sorts of coffee drinks, doughnuts and breakfast sandwiches. Grab yourself a “double-double” (coffee with two sugars and two creams) with a maple syrup doughnut and enjoy a bit of North American comfort!

Joe & the Juice

Address: inside of Grand Central
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Need a respite from the hustle and bustle of Grand Central? Joe & the Juice, a Danish café specializing in fresh juices and coffee, is your answer. Located on the mezzanine level of Grand Central, this café is an ideal spot to settle in for a study session or coffee break after a long day of coursework.


Boston Tea Party

Address: 190 Corporation St.
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Perfect for a sit-down lunch with friends, Boston Tea Party brings the foodie revolution to Birmingham by offering innovative takes on classic dishes: burgers, salads and toasts all get the gourmet treatment at a fair price!

Thai Express

Address: inside of Grand Central
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For a quick and easy made-to-order Thai experience, Thai Express is your go-to. Richly seasoned noodle and rice dishes are the focus here. The tofu pad thai ordered very spicy is a can’t miss. 


Address: inside of Grand Central
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Offering an authentic burrito experience, Tortilla is a consistent go-to. Made to order Mexican food is on offer here; and while burritos are on center stage, Tortilla also has tacos, salads, and quesadillas on the menu. Don’t miss the marinated jackfruit burrito – great for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.


Birmingham NHS Walk-In Centre

Address: 66 High St.
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Nearest walk-in health center, a 4 minute walk from campus.

Religious Life

St. Michael’s Church

Address: Moor St.
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Catholic church within a four-minute walk of campus.

The Church at Carr’s Lane

Address: Carr’s Lane
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Methodist inclusive church within a five-minute walk of campus.

Sufa Islamic and Khatme Nabuwat Education Centre

Address: St. Andrews St.
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Nearest Islamic centre offering communal prayer times. Within two miles of camps.

Central Mosque

Address: 180 Belgrave Middleway Birmingham B12 OX9
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Birmingham (St. Philip’s) Cathedral

Address: Colmore Row Birmingham B3 2QB
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