On or off the University campus, our range of wireless and computing services will help you make the most of your studies.
UoB Student mobile app
For University information on-the-go, down load the University of Birmingham app from the iTunes or Android store. Features include:
Laundry room availability New for 2013
Check your library account
Find available PCs across campus
Pocket guide to the University
Tailored news and events
Learn more about the app
Find or book a PC
Need a PC? You can easily find a free PC on campus using our interactive maps. Need to book a PC in advance? Try out our pilot PC booking service in the Main Library.
Connect your mobile or laptop to UOBwifi from anywhere on campus or the Vale to access the network and the Internet on the move.
Super fast wireless connectivity equivalent to wired PCs is available on the Edgbaston campus in the Main Library, University Centre, Computer Science, Shackleton hub and the Guild of Students – and is expanding into other locations.
my.bham student portal
my.bham is the portal to a wealth of resources for current students and staff. Login once using your central University username and password to have access to your online services, including email, WebCT, tailored news and information to help you in your study. You need to use my.bham to register for your course and to access exam past papers, timetables and results.
Free software downloads
mySoftware provides you with a wealth of free site-licensed software from the University. Simply login, select your software and click on the download link.
Having a problem with your laptop? For general advice, help with poor performance, access to the wireless network, recovery of lost work (essays or dissertations) or software installation come along to our free Laptop Clinic - part of FixIT, based on the ground floor in the Guild of Students.
Power sockets for laptops
Save your battery - plug in your laptop. With over 300 power sockets available in the Main Library alone, there are plenty of places where you can use your laptop without draining your battery.
There are 10 PCs in the Main Library and 4 PCs in Mason Lounge which are dedicated print stations, so you don't need to queue for a free cluster PC is all you want is to print your work.