Welcome and Transition

Alongside your programme induction activity, during Welcome the Student Experience team co-ordinate events and activity to help you adapt to your new life in Birmingham.

University of Birmingham students sitting in Chancellors Court during Welcome Week 2018

Activity for all new students

  • Arts and Law stand in the Welcome marquee
  • Commuter and staying local coffee and chat event
  • Students who are carers or parents coffee and chat event
  • City centre tour
  • BAME students coffee and chat event
  • LGBTQ+ students coffee and chat event
  • A2B and first in family coffee and chat event
  • Under 18 students coffee and chat event
  • Students with a disability coffee and chat event
  • Students returning to education coffee and chat event
  • Pride not Prejudice’: a College of Arts and Law inclusivity project event
  • Study space tours 

Activity specifically for new undergraduate (UG) students

  • Vice Chancellor’s Welcome event in the Great Hall
  • Joint Honours student event
  • Incoming Exchange students event
  • School or departmental mentor schemes

Welcome gifts 2015 - a notebook and a keyringActivity specifically for new postgraduate taught (PGT) students

  • Incoming Exchange students event
  • CAL PG Quiz (including a Distance Learning online version)

Activity specifically for new postgraduate researchers (PGR)

  • PGR mentoring scheme (for attending students)
  • Distance Learning PGR mentoring scheme
  • CAL Graduate School induction
  • CAL PG Quiz (including a Distance Learning online version) 

Reinduction activity

Back to Brum event for students returning from a year abroad