Welcome Events

Our Welcome programme has something for everyone - make sure you know what you need to attend for your academic programme and start exploring all the other exciting activities and events you can look forward to.

Your Welcome Events and Activities

During August and September, we will provide more information about events and activities we offer to help you settle into the University. Your College, School or Department will also offer a programme of induction events and activities to give you details specific to your area of study and allow you to meet the relevant staff as well as other students in your study area. 

For programmes starting at other times of the year, your School and programme will contact you directly with your induction and orientation schedule.

Postgraduate exclusive events

The University Graduate School provides support and opportunities for postgraduates - you can explore their activities for new and existing postgraduate taught students and postgraduate research students to find out more!

Guild of Students events

The Guild of Students is your students' union, and is there to ensure you get the most out of University life.

Guild of Students

Please be cautious of unofficial Facebook groups and group chats on WhatsApp and Snapchat set up for 'University of Birmingham freshers' or accommodation sites. Be careful about who you are giving your information to. Many of these groups are set up by promoters who want to sell tickets to events that are not affiliated to the Guild of Students or the University, and may have members who pretending to be new students. Look out for official events on the Guild and University websites, and join the official accommodation groups for the Vale Village, Selly Oak Village, and Pritchatts Park.

Beyond Welcome Week

Welcome is just the beginning. You can find events taking place throughout the year with our What's on for students page, and you'll receive regular Brum Bulletin updates in your inbox with news, updates, and opportunities. For student group and society events, check out the Guild of Students' events page.

Looking for term dates and other key events? Check out our key dates page.

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