Parents' Welcome Information

Starting university is a big step in students' lives, but we understand that it can mean many changes for the family too. These pages will provide you with relevant information, help you to understand what your new student is going through and how you can help them.  

Moving in

Information about moving into University accommodation

Parents' Facebook group

Join the University of Birmingham Parents Facebook group to meet other families, share tips, and ask questions.

How to help

How you can help your new student in their transition to university life


What to expect regarding the University's duty of confidentiality to its students

Key dates

Key dates in the University calendar for your diary


Find out how security support campus and how to contact them

Also in 'Welcome'