The Heights

Canvas The Heights, 30 Staniforth St, Birmingham, B4 7DR

Taking student living to the next level, from £174 per week.

The Heights Birmingham is student accommodation that’s grand in stature and bold in ambition. Located on the upper tip of Aston University in the historic Gun Quarter, it’s a space designed to bring out the best in you, in the heart of a city built on innovation.

Within these Canvas walls, every detail is curated to help you thrive, with social spaces, study areas, events and a gym to make you feel alive. Here is where friendships are forged, ideas evolve, and problems are solved. The Heights is what you’ll call “home” in a place that makes you feel like one of their own. 

What's nearby

  • Aston University 5 mins walk
  • Birmingham City University 10 mins walk
  • Birmingham New Street Station 18 mins walk
  • University College Birmingham 20 mins walk
  • Bullring & Grand Central 20 mins walk
  • Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 20 mins walk

En Suite


  • Shared Rooms
  • 13-14 SQM



  • Private Rooms
  • 28.7+ SQM


Our properties are ideally located, well connected and offer a range of on-site amenities.

Utility bills included
Free WiFi from 100 MB/S
24Hr Team
Social Spaces
Study Spaces
On-Site & Virtual Events
Wellbeing Support
On-site laundry

Ideally located Birmingham Student Accommodation

Searching for your ideal student accommodation in Birmingham? Look no further than Canvas. If you’re looking for Aston University accommodation, we’re located just a 5 mins walk away and if you’re in need of Birmingham City University or Birmingham College University accommodation, it's less than a 20 mins walk. We’re here to take care of you and give you the tools to make your mark. We understand that your university adventure starts here and we’re with you every step. Your story, your way.

What's nearby

  • Aston University 5 mins walk
  • Birmingham City University 10 mins walk
  • University College Birmingham 20 mins walk


When in Birmingham: Student Life in the Second City

Birmingham is the youngest city in Europe, with 40% of the population under 25. What’s even better is that, as a student, so much of what’s great and good about this city is within easy reach. Living at Canvas Birmingham means having Birmingham City University, Aston University and University College Birmingham within walking distance. And the city centre on your doorstep. So let’s take a walk around and introduce you to some of the places that top our list of favourite spots to explore and hang out.

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10 easy ways to lower your student carbon footprint

World Earth Day is a yearly event that honours the planet and highlights the problems we need to fix to protect it. To slow and start reversing climate change, we all need to cut our CO2e contributions by more than half, to around 5 tonnes. That might seem like a big ask, but it’s doable with some simple changes in how you go about your days as a student. Better still, these changes can save (or make) you money. And what student doesn’t love that?

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