Online registration

All students need to complete online registration at the start of each academic year. Find out essential information to help you complete the process.

Online registration is the process for confirming that you will be studying at the University of Birmingham and by which you agree to abide by the University's regulations. It is an essential step in becoming a student at the University, so it is important that you complete it as soon as possible when asked. You will be required to confirm your personal details, your programme details and other important information.

You will need to have completed online registration before you can begin your programme of study, and to ensure you are able to access services such as your student email address and the University's virtual learning environment.

How do I access online registration?

Online registration is accessed via the button below. You will need to log in using your student username and password, which is sometimes called your ADF login. If you are a new student, you will receive your username and password in the email asking you to complete online registration.

To access Online Registration use the link below and login using your University username (NOT your email) and password.

Complete online registration

When you have received your password, you can change it to something more memorable using the Password Manager. If you have any problems with your login or password, you will need to contact the IT Service Desk.

When do I need to complete online registration?

You will need to complete online registration ahead of starting your programme in September. You will receive an email from the University asking you to complete online registration from 3rd July 2023 onwards, once you have satisfied any conditions on your admissions offer. You should complete online registration as soon as possible when asked to do so.

Registration declaration

When you complete online registration, you will be asked to agree to the declaration. You should make sure you have read and understood the declaration before agreeing to it. You can read the declaration of registration below for the current academic year. You will be required to agree to the declaration to complete your registration.

What am I agreeing to?

Read the following declaration carefully. You cannot become a registered student of the University until you have read and ticked to confirm that you agree to the declaration. The declaration statement provides links through to the web pages for the University CharterStatutesOrdinancesRegulations and Codes of Practice (including the Conditions of us of Computing and Network Facilities) of the University, the DIAC Code of Conduct, and to any changes made for the academic year, so that you can view these in full before agreeing to the declaration.

As part of online registration, I have checked and amended where required my Personal Details, Addresses, Emergency Contact Details, Programme Details, Further Details and Data Sharing Agreements and Financial Sponsor Details.

I declare that the information that I have given as part of Online Registration is true and complete. Where there is a ‘prefer not to say’ or ‘information refused’ option, I confirm that by providing an answer I am consenting to you processing that data.

I have also read, understood and promise to obey the University Charter, Statutes, Regulations and Codes of Practice (including the Conditions of use of Computing and Network Facilities and the Data Protection Policy), the DIAC Code of Conduct and any changes made for the academic year, paying particular attention to the regulations on Attendance and Reasonable Diligence, Conduct and Fitness to Practise.

I understand that my registration is not complete until the University is satisfied that the documents I have provided demonstrate that I have the right to study at the University of Birmingham Dubai.

I also promise to respect the University’s values and uphold the University's good name to the best of my ability, both while as a student, and if admitted to a degree, as a graduate.

I acknowledge that the University will collect, store, use, share and process my personal data obtained as part of Online Registration and other personal data obtained from me or other sources as explained as part of Online Registration and in the student privacy notice.

Help with online registration

If you are having difficulty with completing online registration, our student help pages offer answers to a huge range of frequently asked questions.

You can also contact the online registration helpline by phoning +971 424 92300 between 09:00 - 17:00 (GST) or by selecting 'Contact Us' at the bottom of any question on Student Help.