Live webinars - Shape Your Future

Our live webinars are for school/college students who are thinking of applying to university. Hear from our Student Recruitment and Outreach Teams about a range of university related topics some of which apply wherever you are considering applying to university and some which are more specific to the University of Birmingham.

Each webinar will feature a presentation with an opportunity for you to ask questions and get answers and they last for up to an hour. More webinars will be added to the list in the coming weeks. Sign up as soon as you can as places are limited and very popular.

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Student Finance – Tuesday 7 July, 13:00 – 14:00 (BOOKING NOW OPEN)
Knowing how to fund your time at university is vital. This webinar looks at the finance system for studying at university, including Tuition Fee and Maintenance Loans and what you will be expected to pay back. You will also hear about other sources of finance e.g. scholarships and bursaries, plus tips for budgeting.

Why Study at the University of Birmingham? – Monday 13 July, 14:00 – 15:00 (BOOKING NOW OPEN)
Choosing the right university for you is important. This webinar looks at the academic and social aspects of life at the University of Birmingham and explores some of the benefits of joining our student community.

Student Life at the University of Birmingham – Tuesday 21 July, 16:00 – 17:00 (BOOKING NOW OPEN)
Hear from a current University of Birmingham student about what they enjoy from being part of our student community including how they study, living in University accommodation, support available and their social life. 


Past webinars

Benefits of Higher Education (Friday 12 June)
Deciding whether university is the right option for you is important. This webinar explores some of the benefits that can be gained by you investing in a university education.

Choosing Courses and Universities (Thursday 18 June)
It’s very important to choose the right course at the right place for you. This webinar helps you consider the important factors to explore when choosing a course and university from course content and student support to location and student life. It also includes details of how to find out more about courses and universities you are considering to help you narrow down your choices.

Tips for your UCAS Personal Statement – Wednesday 1 July
You will want to make a good impression with your UCAS Personal Statement. This webinar provides advice around what Admissions Tutors are looking for in the personal statement. In addition there will be advice if you are unable to complete work experience due to COVID-19.