Stay connected @ Birmingham

On or off the University campus, our range of wireless and computing services will help you make the most of your studies.

my.bham student portal

my.bham is the portal to a wealth of resources. Login once using your central University username and password to have access to your online services, including email, Canvas, 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.

Microsoft Office 365

You now have the option to download the latest version of Microsoft Office for free, as part of the Office 365 service, making it easy to use Microsoft Office on up to five devices. 

All new Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught students mailboxes use
Office 365 Exchange Online, with email addresses being

Setting up email on your mobile devices

For details on how to set up your email on your mobile device, please see the Using Outlook Exchange Online Mailbox knowledge base article.

Staying safe online

Watch the University of Birmingham Cybersafe video about how to stay safe online.

Find or book a PC

Need a PC? You can find a free PC on campus using our interactive maps. Need to book a PC in advance? Try out our PC booking service in the Main Library.

Wireless internet (Wifi)

Connect your mobile or laptop to eduroam from anywhere on campus or the Vale to access the network and the Internet on the move. The eduroam network is the main wireless network provided across all campuses at the University of Birmingham and you can use your account internationally at institutions participating in the eduroam scheme.

Fast wireless internet is available across the whole of the main Edgbaston campus, Selly Oak campus, Shackleton hub and the Guild of Students.

UoB mobile apps

For University information on-the-go, the University of Birmingham offers free mobile apps.

Features for our mobile apps include a campus map, library search, PC availability, laundry machine availability, UoB news/events, and a pocket guide to facilities and services.

Download our UoB Me mobile app. It is available currently for Android, iPhone and iPad.

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.

Laptop clinic

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. The Main Library has a plug socket for every student space, so you can use your laptop without draining your battery.

Need help from IT services?

Find an answer - our knowledge base is packed with troubleshooting articles for IT services around campus.

Report a fault - you can also log a call to an IT specialist if you can't find what you need.

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