Event Information

Here's some useful information if you're planning on attending the 2018 reunion.


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

Lucas House is our current on-campus hotel. Autumn 2018 prices are:

£45 single room, bed & breakfast rate

£65 double room, bed & breakfast rate

Please contact our accommodation team direct to make a booking - Tel: +44 (0) 121 415 8400

Our new campus-based hotel and conference centre is under construction, and will be ready for visitors by autumn 2018. 

A discounted rate is available for alumni. For individual bookings please contact - Tel: +44 (0) 121 415 8400

For group bookings please contact the alumni events office for rates and information alumnievents@contacts.bham.ac.uk.  More information about individual bookings will be available in the coming months.

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


Interested in staying on later with your friends for dinner?  Special rates for Saturday 29 September 2018 have been negotiated with some great local restaurants.

The Plough  (Harborne): 10% off the final bill, excluding drinks. (Tel: +44 (0)121 427 3678)

The White Swan (Edgbaston): 25% off the final bill, excluding drinks. (Tel: +44 (0) 121 454 2359)

Asha's (city centre): 10% off the a la carte menu (Tel: +44 (0) 121 2002767)

To book, please contact the restaurants directly and let them know you are Birmingham Alumni attending the reunion event. You must retain your reunion day name badge and present it on arrival at the restaurant to claim the discount.

There are also numerous other options on campus and in the surrounding area. 


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

Parking on campus is free of charge on weekends.

If you require information about accessible for parking, then please do take a look at the Campus Mobility Map, detailing accessible parking spaces on campus.

Getting to the University

To find out about directions on how to make your way to the University, please click here

Bookings, Payments and Cancellations

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

Please note that places can only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.

We hope that you won't need to cancel your arrangements to be part of the reunion, but in the unfortunate event that you need to, please take a look at our Cancellation Policy.


If you have any further questions about the event, please contact the Events Team on +44 (0)121 414 8904 or email alumnievents@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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