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 report on historical sexual reorientation research and practice at the University of Birmingham has been published today [8 June 2022].
Three University scientists have been recognised in this year’s Royal Society of Chemistry Awards.
Net zero energy goals for heating need to be owned and delivered by regional and local governments, according to a new report.
Information is critical to staying ahead of the virus, but the current outbreak should serve as an eyeopener that we need more research into monkeypox.
Dr Walters Nsoh, Associate Professor in Law at Birmingham, discusses nature conservation in relation to the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This public event on loneliness and mental health, was sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy. Videos of the three talks are now available.
Juanita Cox , Michael Dawson, Kate Nichols and Verity Postlethwaite discuss the meaning(s) of the Commonwealth Games through time.
Jagbir Jhutti-Johal has been confirmed as one of the experts for the 2022-2025 OSCE/ODIHR Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
A dedicated focus on both sustainability and addressing inequality, alongside transparency and honesty, need to be paramount for business leaders.
A new beam-steering antenna increases transmission efficiency and opens frequencies for mobile communications that are inaccessible to current technologies.
Haematologist Professor Paul Moss has been awarded an OBE in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to immunotherapy and COVID-19 research
Professor Tomislav Friščić and his group of researchers lead on developing and understanding new, safer, cleaner and more efficient chemical transformations.