Virtual Open Days October 2020

Welcome to our virtual open day hub! You can explore campus online, find out more from our current students and ask us any questions you might have about what it's like to live and learn in Birmingham.

You can now watch back any of the sessions that you missed on Saturday 17 October. These will be available until Monday 2 November.

You might not be able to visit our beautiful campus yet, but we're doing everything we can to bring Open Day to you. Use our virtual tour to get a feel for what it's like to be on campus. 

We've got tonnes of content for you to explore to find out more about Birmingham. If you want to hear more from our students, check out their blogs on topics such as why they chose Birmingham, what student accommodation is really like, and much more!

Student life at Birmingham
Welcome to the University of Birmingham

Your city

At Birmingham you'll benefit from the best of both worlds. Our Edgbaston campus is just a stone's throw from the city of Birmingham; a hub of culture, food and drink, nightlife, shopping and industry. With lots to do from bars and crazy golf, to theatres and cafes, our students love it here and we know you will too.

Read our city blogs

Your student experience

If you're looking for a friendly, welcoming university where you'll benefit from not just a top degree and great graduate prospects, but also an incredible student experience with endless opportunities, Birmingham is the place for you. Explore our campus and see what our students love about their university life.

Read our student life blogs

 Virtual Open Day Programme

Saturday 10 October 2020 | 09:30 - 15:30

Medical and Dental Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences

Applied Golf Management, Biochemistry, Biological Science,  Biomedical Science, Biosciences, Dental Hygiene and Therapy, Dental Surgery, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Human Biology, Numan Neuroscience, Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Sport and Exercise Health Sciences

 Watch Back

Saturday 17 October 2020 | 09:30 - 15:30

Social Sciences, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences

Ancient and Medieval History, Aerospace Engineering, Ancient History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Computer Science, Drama and Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, EESE, English (Creative Writing, Film, language, linguistics, Literature), History, History of Art, International Development, Law, Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences, Material Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic & Robotic Engineering, Modern Languages, Music, Nuclear Science, Philosophy, Physics, POLSIS, PPE, Social Policy & Criminology, Social Work, Sociology, Theology and Religion.

Watch Back 

Student life at Birmingham

At Birmingham we have lots of support available to all students including an award-winning Careers Network, a dedicated student support team, and much more. From accommodation to library services, we're here to support you while you consider, study and graduate from Birmingham.


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Coming to Birmingham to study might be your first time living away from home. Our student accommodation allows you to enjoy your independence in safe, welcoming and sociable surroundings - a true place to call home.

Live sessions are taking place:

Saturday 10 October 2020
11:00 - 12:15

Saturday 17 October 2020
14:00 -15:15

Take a virtual tour of our accommodation 


Our careers service, Careers Network, is a dedicated and personalised service for you. Our expert professionals provide you with guidance and support to help you succeed whilst at university and when you graduate.


Live sessions are taking place:

Saturday 10 October 2020

Saturday 17 October 2020
14:00 -15:15

Opportunities to ensure you stand out from the crowd
Careers at Birmingham


Find out how we can help you shape your future at Birmingham

Student support

Whoever you are and wherever you come from we are committed to providing the best possible support to all of our students, before you start and throughout your time on campus, so that you can get the most out of your university experience.

Student support services at Birmingham

Find out more about our range of student support services

Health and wellbeing

We know how important health and wellbeing are to your success at university, which is why we are continually improving our services to make sure that they suit you. You can see what our current students get access to in terms of support, advice and guidance, by visiting the student intranet:

Find out more about student wellbeing support

Student finance

One of the most important things that you’ll need to learn as a student is how to manage your money. Knowing that your finances are under control means that you can relax, concentrate on your studies and fully enjoy your time here at Birmingham.

Georgie from our Undergraduate Recruitment team explains the student finance process.

More on financial support, fees and funding