Your campus experience

All Birmingham students will tell you that our campus is special. From the moment you see it you'll understand what they mean, so explore our campus tours to discover what makes it one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK.

Guided campus tour

Join current student and ambassador Ollie on one of our popular campus tours

Video campus tour

Watch our campus highlights reel, narrated by current student Courteney

Aerial campus tour

Experience campus from all angles with our amazing aerial campus tour

The campus is an amazing place to be: the facilities make it a great location to study in and it is a beautiful space. Whenever I am on campus, my camera gallery always gets filled with photos of all of the wonderful trees and architecture!

Carter, Mechanical Engineering

Virtual campus tour

Step onto campus from the comfort of home!

Explore our Virtual Tour

Listen to and download an accessible audio version of the tour:

The campus is full of fantastic buildings, some of which have become landmarks for the University (like Old Joe, or the Bramall). As well as gorgeous buildings with trailing ivy and rose gardens, the campus is full of nature - from the Green Heart to hidden gardens behind the Arts Building.

Sophie, English and History

Self-guided audio walking tour

If you're arranging a trip to campus and want some guidance as to where to start and what you're looking at, you can listen to current student Courteney as she talks you through the big campus landmarks and shares her top tips about life at Birmingham. You can also access a transcript of the audio tour, and download the campus map (PDF - 321kB).

Start your tour at Old Joe - our beautiful clocktower right in the middle of campus!

01 - Introduction

02 - Old Joe and Chancellor's Court

03 - Green Heart and central campus

04 - Guild of Students, The Barber Intitute of Fine Arts

05 - Sport and Fitness

06 - University Square

07 - University station, Medical School, Learning Centre

08 - City centre

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