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
New research report launched by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Morgan Sindall Construction, have celebrated the topping out of a new Molecular Sciences building.
We know that we must keep global temperature increase to below 1.5⁰C to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
The University of Birmingham and Ivan Franko National University, Lviv (IFNUL) today signed a twinning agreement.
The researchers will undertake the project to improve the outcome for patients diagnosed with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis.
Manjinder Kainth, CEO of Graide, and Nicola Wilkin, Director of Education for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, share their advice.
An old suitcase filled with letters and photographs has inspired an exhibition on what life was like for children in Manchester in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Restrictive abortion law neither stops abortion nor alleviates women’s need for it, but exposes people to dangers associated with seeking unlawful abortion.
Two brand new civil and railway engineering programmes are being launched.
An initiative designed to put the Midlands at the forefront of hydrogen innovation has formally launched.
Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili discusses the recently published bill on human rights
NHS surgical waiting lists will continue to grow without a minimum investment of £9 billion to clear the current backlog.