All students who need to complete Online Registration will receive an email asking them to do so when necessary. This will be the majority of students, including:
New and returning students
All undergraduate and postgraduate students are required to complete Online Registration. You must register for each year of your programme of study. This includes distance learners, part-time students, and students based off-campus.
Postgraduate Researchers in writing-up (Thesis Awaited) need to re-register each year. They are also strongly encouraged to check and update their details in Sections 1-4 (Personal, Address, Emergency contact and Programme details).
Students on a year abroad or placement
You will need to complete Online Registration even though you will not be studying on campus. Register as soon as possible to make sure you have access to the University’s online facilities, including your student email and online Library resources.
If you do not register you may not be covered by the University’s insurance policy for students studying abroad, which could potentially have serious consequences.
Students starting a presessional English course at the Birmingham International Academy (BIA) will need to register for their presessional course before you arrive. At the end of your presessional course, you will need to complete Online Registration again for your main programme of study.
American loan recipient (Federal and private loans)
Students who have followed the guidance on the Student Support and Development website to apply for a Federal or private loan only need to complete sections 1-8 of registration. 50% of your tuition fee is automatically credited from each of your loan disbursements; therefore you do not need to enter any funding information.
Students who are classed as externally registered, for example for the purpose of retaking examinations or a break in your studies, will also need to complete Online Registration.
Validated and partner programmes
Most students on programmes delivered with partner institutions or affiliates will need to complete Online Registration, and will receive an email inviting them to do so.
A small number of students will not need to complete Online Registration. If this is the case, you will receive an email which confirms that you have been registered onto your programme, and which contains your student username and password.