Parents' and carers' guide

Students in a lectureStarting university is an exciting time for any new student but it can also be a time of uncertainty. If you are a parent or carer it can be a challenging experience for you too. At Birmingham we value your vital supporting role and welcome you as part of the University community.

Naturally, you want your son or daughter to enjoy their independence. You will also want to ensure that the university they choose provides a supportive, safe environment as well as an excellent education in preparation for their chosen career. These pages give you an insight into what it is really like to study and live in Birmingham.