Live webinars - Shape Your Future

Our live webinars are for school/college students who are thinking of applying to university or have interests in specific subjects. Our general topics may be useful wherever you are thinking of applying to university and our subject webinars are 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. Please send any enquiries to studentrecruitment@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

We also have dedicated events for parents and carers, you can find these events in our parents and carers section.

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General topics

Hear from our Student Recruitment and Outreach Teams about a range of general 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.

General topics


Why study at the University of Birmingham? Thursday 11 March, 16:30-17:30 
Choosing the right university for you is important. This live 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. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

The UCAS application process, Tuesday 16 March, 16:30-17:30 
This live webinar will cover an overview of the UCAS application process, including all the different sections of the application, what happens once your application has been submitted, how to respond to offers and what happens on results day including Clearing and Adjustment. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Tips for your personal statement will be covered in a separate session. 

Student life at the University of Birmingham, Thursday 25 March, 16:30-17:30 
Hear live 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. Our Student Recruitment team and Student Ambassador will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Tips for the UCAS personal statement, Wednesday 31 March, 16:30-17:30 
You will want to make a good impression with your UCAS Personal Statement. This live 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. Join us to ask your final questions ahead of submitting your UCAS application. Our Student Recruitment team will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.



Subject webinars

Hear from our academics and students about specific subject topics, these can include taster lectures and course specific information.

There are currently no subject webinars scheduled. Please check back for future webinars from across our programmes.