Westside welcomes new and returning students to in and around Brum’s ‘golden mile’

New and returning students enjoying freshers’ week in Birmingham have received a warm welcome from Westside BID to enjoy bars, clubs and restaurants in and around the city’s ‘golden mile’.

The BID team has worked with hospitality businesses in and around Broad Street to make a range of offers for the student market, including:

  • Vodbull UK – the ultimate clubbing experience with the UK’s longest running student events company, located in the heart of Birmingham. Since 1998 they’ve been delivering the biggest and best night club events for university students across the country, so you don’t want to miss this one out. For more information visit Vodbull and for job opportunities visit Join the Vodbull team.
  • Dominos – on Tuesdays, it can only mean one thing … two pizzas for the price of one. For a perfect ‘pick me up’ for late-night library revision, or the remedy to cure a sore head from the night before, visit Domino’s Two For Tuesday (dominos.co.uk).
  • Hollywood Bowl – let your hair down after a week of lectures and seminars by visiting Westsides favourite bowling centre, all for the cost of £8.55 for two games. Enjoy this offer from 5pm on Sundays until 5pm Fridays by booking at Hollywood Bowl.
  • i-Krave – fancy something different for lunch? No worries, i-Krave have you covered, and you can enjoy 10% off with valid student ID until 31 October 2021. For more details visit i-Krave.
  • Mr. Mulligans – try something new at Mr. Mulligans golf centre and emerge yourself into another universe, with illuminated walls and brilliant lighting, it makes a great destination for bonding with your new flat and classmates. Book at Mr Mulligan | Birmingham.
  • Nuffield Health – your mental wellbeing is important, especially after the last two years, so it’s important to switch off and relax. Enjoy 20% off your gym membership and make full use of the facilities by visiting Nuffield Health.
  • Rock up – face your fears and try a wide range of climbing walls tailored to all abilities for just £8.50. To redeem this term-time offer, you must present your student ID. Book at Rock Up.
  • Velvet Music Rooms – there are plenty of student-friendly prices at this Broad Street venue. Tuck into your favourite pitchers from £9.95 and mixers as cheap as £3, or enjoy their tasty tapas menu and grab three dishes for just £12. Book at Velvet Music Rooms.
  • Crescent Theatre – discover a jam-packed line up of favourite productions including Blackadder, Cock, The Wizard of Oz, The Revlon Girl, Table Manners and James and the Giant Peach. You can enjoy any of these productions for £7.50 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with tickets purchased from the box office on 0121 643 5858.

Luisa Huggins, media manager at Westside BID, explained that her team had also created a TV commercial to welcome students back to Westside, which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/rx51Tpm7ANQ

Ms Huggins said: “We are excited to be working with our friends at Local TV to get the welcome message out to students. We have a range of offerings for them and they are guaranteed to have a good night out in the district.”

Mike Olley, general manager of Westside BID, added: “Westside is the beating heart of the student economy in Birmingham, and we are thrilled to have them back in our area.

“We have our friendly warden team on hand throughout the day and night to assist them with any queries or to hand them a pair of flip flops when they get tired. Westside is truly a remarkable destination for the student market!”

Any students needing to contact the friendly warden team for help can dial 07888 050559.

By Luisa Huggins

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