Do you know where Birmingham is on a map?
We wanted to know if you know where you’re actually studying. Turns out you’re not so sure.
Ciaran ‘The Hat Man’, Philosophy
Ciaran got all technical with his knowledge of where the river Trent was, before telling us: “I’m going to go home all paranoid and check Google maps now.”
Jack, first year Medicine
“I don’t have a clue, you might need to ask a Geography student.”
Yu & Yuxin, Msc International Business
Orli, Geography and History, and Jenna, Physiotherapy
Orli panicked when we asked her because as a Geography student she “really should know” where Birmingham is.
“This bit is Wales, right?”
Ben, the fruit man
He’s from Birmingham.
Georgia, first year Medicine
Georgia initially asked “is this the West Midlands?” while pointing East. Luckily she changed her mind and got pretty close.
Larissa, second year History and Spanish, and Rachael and Layla, second year History
A good team effort. Rachael said: “My geography is pretty terrible, but I’ve recently learnt where Birmingham is.”
Ian, English Lit and Classics, Joe, Law, and Jack, Biology
“That’s the Thames…”
“Nah mate, THAT’S the Thames.”
And for anyone who’s interested, here is Birmingham on a map: