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.

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:

UoB Student mobile app on a mobile phone
  • Laundry room availability New for 2013
  • Check your library account
  • Find available PCs across campus 
  • Campus maps
  • Staff search
  • 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.

Wireless connectivity

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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.

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. 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.

Dedicated printing

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. 

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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.