Gifts in wills – A way to change the future at Birmingham

The University of Birmingham is fortunate to have benefitted from gifts in wills throughout our 100-year history.

From life-changing research to developing our beautiful campus or supporting the next generation of students, our alumni and friends are ensuring the University continues to succeed in the future. By giving in your will, you will play a vital role in our future aspirations and even a small percentage can make a big difference. If you remember your time at Birmingham fondly, please consider remembering us with a gift in your will.

A gift for the future

Some areas of our work will always require support from alumni and friends. Find out where you can have the greatest impact.

Donor stories

Your gift will have a transformational effect. Read more about how legacy gifts have made a difference for students and staff.

How to leave a gift

Including a gift in your will is quick and easy. View our suggested wording and recommendations for planning your will.

Thank you

We are extremely grateful for the consideration and generosity of our donors. Thank you for remembering Birmingham.

Giving in memory

Giving in memory is a lovely way to remember a loved one and support a cause that was close to their heart.

Memory lane

How do you remember Birmingham? Relive your Birmingham days and share your memories with your fellow alumni.

If you have left a gift in your will, would like more information or have any questions, please contact our Legacy and Endowment Manager, Thomas Kay, who would be delighted to hear from you. If you are an existing legacy donor and would like to share your reason for remembering Birmingham, or have any comments about our communications, we would also love to hear from you.

You can contact Tom on +44(0) 121 414 9161, by email at or by using our online form.

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