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
Poor air quality shortens lives, increases medical costs and reduces productivity - North Macedonia has the worst urban air quality in Europe.
The issues currently facing the railway industry are not new, but they are more challenging and urgent as a result of the global pandemic.
Dr Leah-Nani Alconcel has been recognised for her work inspiring school children.
UoB are supporting Planet Possibility - a £1.9m funded project which aims to attract more young people from under-represented groups into careers in physics.
COP President Alok Sharma visits a unique Centre in Africa dedicated to supporting sustainable cooling.
Brexit has left enduring scars on EU citizens living in the UK - negatively affecting their feelings about Britain.
The Department of Strategy and International Business (SIB) recently hosted a workshop with guest speakers offering their keynote lectures.
In a recent interview with Der Spiegel, Professor Uekotter discusses calls for Germany to return to nuclear power.
Dr Dhruv Parekh, Associate Professor in Respiratory Medicine, has been accepted onto the 2022 cohort of the Academy of Medical Sciences Future Leaders Programme
Personal robbery or 'mugging' is common but relatively little research has been done to understand its motivations and how to tackle it.
The new polymers are designed to quicken the formation of beneficial biofilms, and are expected to result in stronger plants, and higher crop yields.
Breathing in polluted air could lead to toxic particles contributing to brain disorders and neurological damage.