Postgraduate Taught Students

Welcome to the University of Birmingham! We hope your time at Birmingham will be both enjoyable and intellectually rewarding. 

Welcome and induction activities

Your School or College will run a Induction and Welcome activities which will be communicated to you by email and can also be found in the Welcome events pages of the Welcome website. 

The Guild of Students will also run Welcome events such as the Societies Fair and Sports Fair.  For information on the Guild of Students Welcome activities please go to the Guild of Students website

PGT Tips

Take a look at the brand new ‘PGT Tips’ which is advice and insider tips for new PGTs from current and recently graduated Birmingham PGTs.   

Community events

The Postgraduate and Mature Student Association offer a fun packed programme of welcome events. 

Useful resources

We have selected a few of the resources that our previous students have found useful. 

Aston Webb building

If you're unable to attend an induction

Watch an induction to various parts of the University on-line 

Take full advantage of the student support services on offer at the University of Birmingham.

Tell us what you think...

...we want to hear from you

Tell us about your experience of using our new intranet pages. Did you find what you were looking for? Have you learnt something new today? Or do you wish we could improve your intranet experience?

Developing these intranet pages will be ongoing and, if you share your view and ideas, it will help us to continue to improve this important resource for the benefit of the entire University community.

We also welcome your comments on university internal communications in general. Email the team or pick up the phone 0121 414 6680. You can also tweet us. Whichever way you decide to get in touch we look forward to hearing what you have to say.

If you have a technical question you can contact our IT colleagues as they are much better at that stuff than we are!