Mathematics Welcome Week

Welcome to the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham.  Please find below the answers to the frequently asked questions.

How can I register as a student?

These pages form a complete guide to online registration and will lead you step-by-step through the process: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/welcome/registration/index.aspx 

Where can I find the Welcome Week timetable?

The Welcome Week timetable can be accessed at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/welcome/events/index.aspx

Where can I find the map of the campus?

The campus map can viewed at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/maps/map.aspx. The Watson Building is located in Red Zone, R15 on the map.

Is the School of Mathematics on Facebook and Twitter? 

You are welcome to join, like or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. They all have different purpose: 

School Page (News and Events) www.facebook.com/MathsBirmingham
Freshers Group (Y1 Student Support) www.facebook.com/groups/150433915155165
UoB Maths Society www.facebook.com/UoBMathSoc
Twitter Feed (News and Events) www.twitter.com/MathsBirmingham

What and where is the Teaching Support Office (TSO)? 

The Teaching Support Office (TSO) is located on the second floor of Watson Building in room 214 and this is where you can get help with your general student related enquiries.

How can I contact the Teaching Support Office?

You are welcome to contact the TSO with any queries maths.ug@contacts.bham.ac.uk. The School contact details are accessible at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/mathematics/contact-us/index.aspx

What are the opening times for the Teaching Support Office? 

  • Monday: 08:45 – 16:00
  • Tuesday: 08:45 – 16:00
  • Wednesday: 08:45 – 13:00
  • Thursday: 08:45 – 16:00
  • Friday: 08:45 – 16:00

Where are the lecture rooms in Watson Building located? 

  • Lecture Room A (LRA), Ground Floor
  • Lecture Room B (LRB), First Floor
  • Lecture Theatre C (LRC), Ground Floor
  • Seminar Room R17/18, First Floor
  • Maths Learning Centre, First Floor
  • Poynting Bridge, First Floor

Where can I find a lecturer? 

Room locations are displayed on the wall opposite the door to the second floor. Email address can be located on the website via the School of Mathematics homepage. http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/mathematics/people/index.aspx  

What form do I need to fill in If I've been absent / sick? 

Please contact either of the Welfare tutors and they will help you to complete an extenuating circumstances form. Forms can be found at the Teaching Support Office or on line http://www.as.bham.ac.uk/sca/extcirc/index.shtml.

Who are the Welfare Tutors? 

How do I get information about any money issues I have? 

Please follow this link to a leaflet showing what options you have available: http://ww.payments.bham.ac.uk/documents/Money_matters_leaflet.pdf

How do I get information about disability support? 

The University of Birmingham is an inclusive learning community. Whatever your disability or learning support needs, we’re here to help make sure you have everything you need take full advantage of the student university experience. http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/students/support/disability/index.aspx

I want to change programme, what do I have to do? 

Please follow the below link to find out how to change programme including information on who best to contact and the relevant forms. https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/as/studentservices/enquiries/programme-changes.aspx

How do I change my module choices? 

You can change your module choice within the first two weeks of term. This can be done by completing a module choice form obtainable from the Teaching Support Office.

Is there a reading list available? 

Please follow this link for more information: http://www.readinglists.bham.ac.uk/