As the largest city outside of London, Birmingham boasts several enterprise zones all bustling with activity and has been voted the UK’s most entrepreneurial region by Start Up Britain.

If you want to make it in Business, Birmingham is a great place to make your move. 

  • The city for enterprise
  • At the heart of a £94 billion regional economy
  • A base for 75,000 businesses
  • Over 300 businesses, professional and financial services company headquarters are located in Birmingham
  • Large employers are moving their head offices from London to Birmingham to take advantage of the lower rents and the higher quality of life
  • A major international airport, just 10 minutes by train from the centre with 143 direct routes, including cities in Europe, North America and Asia.
Grand Central Birmingham


Aston University is in a great, central location. Ideally positioned in the centre of Birmingham - the youngest city in Europe - our campus is only a ten minute walk to the city.

Make the city your home and visit Birmingham to experience unrivalled culture, amazing performances, competitive sport, outstanding shopping, delicious dining and much more!

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