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
Research shows how microscopic crystals grow in molten metals, and paves the way for improving the tensile strength of alloys used in casting and welding
Are you an artist or poet interested in the philosophical problem of evil? The Global Philosophy of Religion project seeks submissions for a December exhibition
The West Midlands is the UK's battery recycling heart - a new study reveals.
Dr Sophie King-Hill and colleagues have coordinated a cross-university initiative to offer dynamic sexual violence workshops to medical students.
Eugenia successfully completed her PhD at Birmingham in October 2021, and has just been appointed to a postdoctoral position in Italy.
Russia may gain territory in Ukraine but it will come at a cost of its role and position in the world.
Birmingham Law School's John Tingle looks at issues related to clinical negligence compensation and the NHS.
On 1 April 2022, the American Chemical Society (ACS) recognised Professor Rachel O'Reilly and Dr Spyridon Varlas at a special awards ceremony.
The multi-million-pound Rail Accelerator and Innovation Solutions hub for Enterprise, (RaisE) business centre in Goole is now officially open.
Professor Hugh Houghton spoke at the inaugural Text and Manuscript conference hosted by the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts last week.
A new partnership between the University of Birmingham and RazorSecure will enable Safe and Reliable Digital Maintenance for Passenger Train Operators.
The NIoT will help drive up standards across the English education system for the benefit of teachers and leaders up and down the country