Events Information and FAQs


If you would like to stay in Birmingham during your visit to any of our events, then please do take a look at our list of local accommodation providers.

On campus accommodation 

Off campus accommodation 

Please note that The University of Birmingham cannot arrange or contribute to the payment of accommodation for alumni or visitors to the University.



Parking is available on campus at various locations. Please download our campus map to find out where you can park.

Parking on campus is free of charge on weekends, and after 16:30 on weekdays.

For those seeking information regarding disability access, please take a look at our Mobility Campus Map, detailing all accessible parking areas.


Public Transport


The University is easily accessible by train, due to the fact that we are the only university in the UK to have its own railway station, “University”. Trains run frequently to and from Birmingham New Street station, with links to a wide range of towns and cities across the UK.


For current bus timetables, please visit the Network West Midlands website.


Bookings, Payments and Cancellations

Bookings for events are on a first come, first served basis. In the event of an event reaching capacity, a waiting list will be opened.

Many of our public lectures and events are free of charge. For those events where payment is required, places can only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

 Cancellation Policy 

 Data Protection Statement