Welcome to the University of Birmingham! We look forward to welcoming you in these unusual times, and are here to give you the information and tools for you to make the most of this opportunity, get involved with our University community and get to know your new home. 

From useful information on our services and support, to guidance on health and safety, and advice on preparing to study with us online and in person, we have lots of information to help you within these Welcome pages. We have a range of resources to help you settle in, make new friends and feel prepared for your studies with us - ensuring you still receive the infamous Birmingham Welcome!

Whether you have already arrived or will be joining us soon, we are looking forward to welcoming you. We appreciate that there are many things to consider so for the 2020-21 academic year we have included as much information as possible online, making it available wherever you are and whenever you join us.


National restrictions

We understand that you may be concerned about the impact of the national restrictions for England to reduce the spread of Covid-19 and what they mean for the University. Stay up-to-date with our information on the national restrictions and what they mean for our University community.


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Find out about moving into accommodation and living in Birmingham

Welcome Events

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Find out about online and on-campus events to Welcome you to campus


Get to campus and find your way around


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