We are delighted to welcome you to our Family Community. Throughout the course of your son or daughter’s degree, we would like to keep you up to date with news from the University and invite you to events to meet fellow parents, guardians and family members, as well as many of our alumni.
Members of our Family Community will receive:
- The annual mailing of our Old Joe alumni magazine
- Invitations to University events, including the Vale Bonfire Night fireworks and the University's Community Day
The University of Birmingham has ambitious plans for the future, including significant investment in a student experience and employability strategy. The University offers a comprehensive selection of competitive internships, as well as an elite Alumni Leadership and Mentoring Programme for current students.
If you would like some advice on supporting a family member with the transition to university, please visit the University of Birmingham's Welcome guide webpages. Our Confidentiality policy is also available to read.
You can find the latest relevant news stories below.
Latest news from the Family Community
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes trees to put more resource into developing root systems below ground.
A ‘digital twin’ to comprehensively model and test pathways to clean energy and net zero emissions in East Birmingham is being planned in a new partnership.
A carbohydrate commonly found attached to plant proteins is a food source for the bacteria in our gut, new research suggests.
We need a new approach to governing the UK economy - encouraging new forms of decarbonised growth that enhance exports whilst reducing dependence on imports.
UK start-up, Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions, has been announced as winner of ‘Best SME’ at the European Rail Clusters Initiative Innovation Awards.
Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili comments on the conclusions recently adopted on peremptory norms by the UN International Law Commission (ILC).
Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili discusses the High Court judgment on State immunity in Al-Masasir v Saudi Arabia, and legal and policy challenges arising from it”.
Dr Katharina Möser elaborates on some of the points made in her response to the HM Treasury, Open Consultation August 2022
The first comprehensive assessment of common synthetic chemicals found in UK foods has been completed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Dirty windows can harbour potentially harmful pollutants under films of fatty acids from cooking emissions – and these can hang around over long periods.
Transporting vulnerable refugees from Britain to East Africa is not just immoral and illegal, but a bigger problem for asylum seekers and Rwanda's people.
People who experience frequent bad dreams in middle age are more likely to be diagnosed with dementia later in life, according to new research.