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
This month’s Research Spotlight is on Georgia Antonopoulou and her work in international commercial dispute resolution
We spoke with multi-disciplinary artist and producer NikNak who will be performing their new album Sankofa at BEASTdome this weekend.
Patients had 44% higher risk of death in hospital compared to those with healthy immune system function
A new report examines the potential impact of youth social prescribing within the West Midlands on employment and the economy.
Trees living in conditions where the carbon dioxide (CO2) has been artificially elevated are likely to become more efficient in conserving water.
Birmingham's exciting new Green Innovation Quarter promises to put the city at the heart of the Green Industrial Revolution
Sustainable water management will play a critical role in galvanising action on climate change at COP28
The European University for Well-Being (EUniWell) has a new partner to help advance well-being in European higher education
China’s clean heating policies have improved air quality and may have saved thousands of lives
Women are able to recall details of sexual assault and rape with accuracy, even if they have drunk – or expected to drink – moderate amounts of alcohol.
Professor Zhang was awarded the medal in December 2022 in recognition of the contribution he and his group has made to the field of colloids and interfaces.
A 319-million-year-old fossilised fish reveals fresh insight into how animals evolved into the creatures we see today