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
A new Policy Commission report calls on the Government to empower local councils to decarbonise local heat delivery.
The University of Birmingham appoints new Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education.
The University of Birmingham has been awarded a £4.4m share of funding to translate disruptive research ideas into global opportunities.
EDACS academic Dr West was invited to share her research on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking in an episode on Bloomsday, Dalloway Day and 1922.
Latest work by Birmingham Law School expert in international law is available this month (June 2022) in paperback from Edward Elgar.
Leaders in rail innovation from across the globe came together in Birmingham to discuss plans to develop, improve and shape the industry post-pandemic.
The University of Birmingham and Moonshot have launched research on the psychological impacts of working within the violent extremism and online harms space.
A domestic abuse intervention designed to improve the behaviour of first-time alleged offenders has cut the number of crimes committed during a 12-month pilot.
Birmingham researchers collaborated with industry to develop the device, which measures the quality of water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs.
Dr Silvana Tapia Tapia (Birmingham Law School) discusses her research and new monograph on feminism and sexual violence.
A new approach of studying the behaviour of surface films covering particles taken directly from the atmosphere has been developed by scientists.
A ‘cellular brake’ which could prevent lung cancer patients from developing a dangerous autoimmune response during treatment has been identified by scientists.