Is there way we can actually pay all our university fees?
University fees in the UK are usually paid each semester or yearly (that is assuming you are not eligible for or won’t be using the Student Finance loan). Paying for the whole of your course in advance might not be allowed since it wouldn’t be a good idea if you later decide to change your degree to a Masters or end up doing a Year in Industry or a Year Abroad. You can find more information about tuition fees here and here.
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Hello everyone! I was looking over the internet to find out what companies usually hire CS students from UoB? And.. do companies like Google/Facebook happen to hire for summer time internships from University of Birmingham? Thank you!
Indeed, the University of Birmingham and in particular the School of Computer Science is highly respected by the industry and all major technological companies would hire our students. It is up to you to apply for the internship positions in companies you would like to work in. The companies you listed alongside many more like Microsoft, Oracle, IBM etc. certainly provide such internships, and having a university like ours on your CV would be a great advantage to getting that spot.
You can find lots of information here.
I took on an internship in Barclays, one of Europe’s biggest investment banks, this summer whilst three of my friends and coursemates went to IBM, EY, and Accenture respectively. So whether it is Financial Technology, Technology Consulting, Games Development or Software Development you’re interested in, there will always be very good job opportunities for our students. That being said the market is indeed very competitive so you need to be ‘industry ready’. The University’s own careers body called Careers Network is here to help you with that by checking your CV, doing mock interviews with you etc.
Hope that helps! Best of luck.
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Hello! As an international student coming to your university, how east is it for us to find a job and stay in England after we graduate?
Hi! Speaking as a final year international university student from Singapore, I found that getting a job (especially in computer science) to be moderately easy! The university regularly has career days whereby several companies such as IBM, Goldman Sachs and others would be invited to our atrium to advertise their companies and give our students a feel of the type of work they would be doing.
Personally, I took advantage of this and interned in IBM for my placement year, and am set to work with Salesforce as a graduate job!