Enrolment, Welcome and Orientation

Registering is an essential part of becoming a student. You’ll need to be registered to be able to attend your study programme but it also means you can collect you Student ID card from your Welcome session (see below) and be eligible to participate in the Guild of Students activities.

Complete your online registration

To become an official student of the University of Birmingham you must first register online. Before you arrive in Birmingham you will receive an email containing your username and password which you will need to complete Online Registration. It comes from our central system, not from the Study Abroad team. When you receive your registration email, please read the email thoroughly and follow the instructions carefully.

Welcome sessions and events

We look forward to welcoming you to Birmingham in person and are pleased to offer the following orientation and welcome event programme.

These briefings are considered to be compulsory and essential for your introduction into Birmingham and we expect everyone to attend. Don’t miss out as they will help you to settle into student life more quickly and you will get to meet all the friendly Study Abroad staff.  

 
Event: Welcome Event for International Exchange and Study Abroad Fee Paying students
Date: Monday 18 September 2017
Time: 15:00
Location:  University Centre Avon Room Lecture Theatre
Attendance: Compulsory

This briefing is a great introduction to your stay here at the University of Birmingham where you can find out about all the different types of support and advice that’s available. The Study Abroad team will be on hand to answer any questions.

 
Event: Welcome Event for Erasmus students
Date: Tuesday 19 September 2017
Time: 15:00
Location:  University Centre Avon Room Lecture Theatre
Attendance: Compulsory

This briefing is a great introduction to your stay here at the University of Birmingham where you can find out about all the different types of support and advice that’s available. The Study Abroad team will be on hand to answer any questions.

 
Event: Icebreaker Event
Date: Thursday 21 September 2017
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location:  Great Hall - Aston Webb Building (Chancellors Court)
Attendance: Optional

This is an opportunity to meet other Study Abroad students and to share your experiences in a relaxed informal setting.