International visitors

We welcome hundreds of international visitors a year to our beautiful Edgbaston campus including representatives from existing partner institutions, potential new partners, school pupils, Ambassadors and senior political figures. Everyone is guaranteed a warm reception as we welcome the new perspective that they each bring.  

Philip Barton British High Commissioner to Pakistan, with UoB staff and students

Philip Barton, British High Commissioner to Pakistan (front row, centre left) with students from the Pakistani diaspora and University of Birmingham staff, 6th March 2015.

We have recently hosted a wealth of international visitors including Vivienne Stern, Director of the UK Higher Education International Unit; Matthew Gould, British High Commissioner to Israel and Professor Celso Lafer, President of FAPESP alongside His Excellency Roberto Jaguaribe, Ambassador of Brazil to the UK.

We welcome visits to the University and are experienced in hosting VIP visits. For help and advice on how we could support your visit contact