Accommodation Open Day

Our Accommodation Open Days are an opportunity for students arriving in September 2016 to visit all our undergraduate accommodation. Our next Open Day will take place on Saturday 19 March 2016.

All accommodation across our three villages and partner providers will be open on the day, giving you the opportunity to have a good look around at all the facilities and talk to students who are currently living at the accommodation, to get a real sense of life at university.

If you’ve put the University of Birmingham as your first choice with UCAS, you’ll automatically receive an invitation to our Open Day.

If after visiting the Accommodation Open Day and viewing all of our accommodation, you would like to change your preferences, you can do this easily by logging back into your online application and simply rearrange or add to your original choices. Please note you can change your preferences at any time and as many times as you like before the application deadline.

What's on offer?

There will be a free coacAccommodation Open Day bus outside shackletonh service running at regular intervals to all our accommodation sites starting from Pritchatts Park Village from 10.00am - 3.00pm. If you want to take a look at all the accommodation, make sure you arrive early.

All student villages will have at least one flat in each residence open for viewing. And there'll be staff and student ambassadors on hand to give you more  information on residence fees and amenities.

There is no need to book: just come along on the day.

Starting point

We recommend that you start your day at Pritchatts Park Village, Pritchatts Road and from there we have a coach service to take you to the other villages.

Starting time

The day starts at 10:00 and finishes at 16:00, however we do recommend that you arrive by 13:00 in order to see all of the accommodation.

All car parks mentioned are free:

  • It is recommended you park at Pritchatts Road car park - B15 2QX - then start your tour at Pritchatts Park Village
  • If you park at Pritchatts Road car park then Pritchatts Park Village is only a few minutes walk away. A walking route will be signposted on the lamp posts.
  • An overspill car park will be available on Vincent Drive, B15 2DG, North car park and North-East car park Pritchatts Road B15 2TT.
  • Coach pick-ups will be available from the overspill car parks and University train station. A student ambassador will be on hand at each location to help direct you.

Please download our accommodation open day guide which has information about what can expect from the day and how you can find us. We will have plenty of these leaflets to hand out on the day as well (please note this is the guide from the 2015 Accommodation Open Day, an updated version will be available to download nearer the time for our open day in March).