Alumni news and events

From new research discoveries to the fascinating lives of our former students, there's always something interesting going on at Birmingham.

You can read the latest stories from the Alumni Office below, search our entire news archive or join our online alumni community, your.bham now. And if you want to update us on what you've been up to or catch up with old friends, check out our Class notes.

Front cover of autumn 2017 edition of Old Joe magazineYou can also view the latest edition of Old Joe online - the official magazine for Birmingham's alumni and friends, featuring exclusive videos, photo galleries and competitions. Previous editions are also available to read.

08 December 2023

Culture Forward Interim Report

Interim report on the activities and civic engagement taking place as part of the Culture Forward project.

05 December 2023

From sociology to career success

There are few degrees that offer a broader range of opportunities than sociology. But don’t just take our word for it; our alumni seem to think so, too.

04 December 2023

Green Week at University of Birmingham

From 13 – 17 November 2023 the University of Birmingham hosted Green Week – a programme of events, activities and demonstrations promoting everything eco.

20 November 2023

Congratulations to Andrew Patton

ITSEE researcher Andrew Patton has successfully passed his doctoral viva and taken up a new position at KU Leuven.