Celebrate in style

There will be a wide variety of catering options available during the graduation period, ranging from strawberries and cream, to a sit down lunch in the Astor Restaurant.


For further information about your food and drink choices, please visit our food and drink page.

Please note that lunches in the Astor Restaurant do require pre-booking during graduation. 

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Staying over

Why not stay at the Edgbaston Park Hotel - a 172 bedroom contemporary hotel just a short walk from the main campus. There are also a further 8 bespoke rooms in the newly-restored boutique hotel Hornton Grange and 7 more unique luxury rooms in historic Garth House.

With on-site parking and a shuttle service from University train station, it’s the perfect place to stay during graduations.

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Edgbaston Park Hotel front facade

Gifts and souvenirs

Why not take a look at the range of gifts and souvenirs that we have an offer from the University of Birmingham, to celebrate your graduation. From cuddly teddy bears, to silverware and keep sake items, we offer a range of reasonably priced products to mark this special occasion.

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