Contact us

Useful phone numbers, email and postal address for key departments within the University of Birmingham, including the University's main switchboard. Contact information for departments not listed here can be found on their individual web pages.

Postal Address:

The University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

To write to a member of staff, precede the address with their name and department.

Main Switchboard:
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3344
Fax: +44 (0)121 414 3971


For further information regarding accommodation, please contact us using one of the following methods:

Telephone: +44 (0)121 512 2158
Contact Student Living


Undergraduate Admissions:Undergraduate students

Have a question about Undergraduate study? Find your answers using our FAQ system

Postgraduate Admissions:

Have a question about Postgraduate study? Find your answers using our FAQ system.

Are you a current student? If you are a registered student, you can access support at your Student Hub.

Admissions website 


If you are a local resident you can contact the University via

Funding, graduation and awards

Funding, graduation and awards
Academic Services
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

General financial support queries

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7391
Fax: +44 (0)121 414 6637
Log an enquiry:

Financial support website
Degree congregations website

Human Resources

Birmingham Global

International students degreeBirmingham Global
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Birmingham Global website
Birmingham Global Intranet

Study Abroad and Exchange team: +44 (0)121 414 4026

Lost property

Any lost or found property is held by Security for a period of six weeks. Lost or found items, including bicycles, can be reclaimed or reported to the Security Reception, Aston Webb Building.

Security Opening hours:

After six weeks any unclaimed property is passed on to Acorns Children's Charity for re-sale.

Further information relating to campus safety and security can be found on the Security web pages.

Making payments to the University 

If you are required to make a payment to the University, we accept payment by bank transfer, cheque, bankers draft and Credit/Debit Card. Please refer to your invoice for further details.

Further information can be found on the payment options Intranet page.

Open Days

If you can’t find what you are looking for on the Undergraduate Open Days page, please contact us at

For Postgraduate Open Days, please contact the Postgraduate team for further information.

Enterprise and Innovation

Our aim is to support the University in meeting two aspects of its Mission, to:

  • Maintain the International reputation for the highest quality of scholarship and research
  • Promote social and cultural well-being and to aid economic growth and regeneration in the Birmingham and West Midlands region

Enterprise and Innovation
Institute of Research and Development
Birmingham Research Park
97 Vincent Drive
University of Birmingham
B15 2SQ

For general enquiries please contact:

Lesley Hewitt
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 3859
Fax: +44 (0)121 414 7151

Birmingham Enterprise website

Proof of Study letters, Transcripts and references for graduates/alumni

Students and graduates can use to view, share and download their degree documents and secure letters to give proof of study at the University, for a range of purposes.

Third party organisations and companies can also use to verify attendance at the University, check qualifications, and view degree documents.

IT Service Portal (forgotten password, unable to access account etc)

Use the IT Service Portal to find answers, change your password, or report a problem. If you don’t know your username or password, use the ‘I can’t login’ option when prompted to access the guest form.

Reference requests for former employees

You can contact our HR Department on

Connecting with our Careers Network as an employer

Find out about connecting with our Careers Network, including promoting vacancies and attending recruitment events, via our Employer Relations team.


If you can't find what you are looking for on our Welcome website, please contact us at