The Guild of Students


What is the Guild of Students?

If you’re a student at the University of Birmingham, then you’re automatically a member of the Guild of Students, your students’ union.

The Guild is here to help you get the best from Birmingham!

As a charity and the students’ union for more than 30,000 students, the Guild represents you to the University and other organisations regarding your academic and university experience. The Guild is your voice on the issues that matter most to you.

Getting involved

At the Guild of Students you can:

  • Have fun at the various events during Welcome Week and throughout the year, including the legendary weekly club night Fab N Fresh
  • Meet new people and follow new interests by joining one of over 200 students groups (from Bhangra or Tea Appreciation, to Skydiving)
  • Find part time work or volunteering opportunities to help you develop skills outside of study that will increase your employability
  • Access a wealth of advice and support to help you adjust to University life

All to help make your time at Birmingham special!

Find out more

Make sure that you don’t miss out. To keep up-to-date with the Guild and to find out how you can get involved, please ‘like’, follow @guildofstudents, or visit

Flatmate Finder App

The Student Mentors fromt he Guild of Students have created an app to help you make friends on Facebook before you arrive. Once you know where you'll be living, the Flatmate Finder App lets you find out who you'll be sharing your flat with, other students living in your block and coursemates who are living nearby.

The Student Mentor Scheme offers advice and guidance on a range of matter, so if you have any problems with your course, money, accommodation, wellbeing, or just fancy a chat, then contact the Student Mentors on

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