Key Dates

Find information on timings of key activities and events leading up to and during Welcome 2019.

This page will continue to be updated as further information becomes available. If there is anything that you think should be included in this list of key dates, please contact us

 Pre-Welcome

17 May 2019                                  Deadline for return of all Welcome Week booking requests
early August 2019 Notification of room allocations
1 July 2019 Launch of the University Welcome website (www.birmingham.ac.uk/welcome)
8 July 2019  

Online Registration goes live*

*Online Registration goes live on 11 June 2019 for Medics (final two years of MBChB/GEC) & Singapore

w/c 15 July 2019 ID cards posted to UK students with Welcome leaflet (twice weekly up to September)
26 July 2019 Welcome timetable fully updated for 2019 entry
15 August 2019 A-Level results day
15 August 2019 Welcome timetable made live to students
w/c 19 August 2019 First set of pre-arrival emails sent to new students (UG/PGR/PGT)
w/c 26 August 2019 Second set of pre-arrival emails sent to new students (UG/PGR/PGT). 'Welcome back' email sent to returning students.
2 September 2019 Cut off date for new UK students to have their ID card posted to their home address. Students completing Online Registration after this time will need to collect their ID card from the Welcome Hubs.

w/c 2 September 2019

Third set of pre-arrival emails sent to new students (UG/PGR/PGT). Separate email sent to distance learning students.
w/c 9 September 2019                                                                                         

Fourth set of pre-arrival emails sent to new students (UG/PGR/PGT)

Arrivals Weekend & Welcome

21 & 22 September 2019 Arrivals Weekend (main moving in period for University accommodation)
21 & 22 September 2019 Parents' Welcome Addresses
21-23 September 2019 Welcome Marquee
21-27 September 2019 International Welcome Hub; Welcome Registration Hub; Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) Zone
22 September 2019 Welcome Week begins at Dubai campus
23 September 2019 Welcome Week begins at Birmingham campuses
23 September 2019 Sport and Fitness Fair at the Sport & Fitness Centre (note change of date)
tbc September 2019 Freshers' Fair (Day 1) at the Guild of Students
tbc September 2019 Freshers' Fair (Day 2) at the Guild of Students
24 September 2019 (1-2pm) VC's Welcome Address - EPS
24 September 2019 (3-4pm) VC's Welcome Address - CAL
25 September 2019 (10-11am) VC's Welcome Address - LES
25 September 2019 (12-1pm) VC's Welcome Address - CoSS
25 September 2019 (2-3pm)
VC's Welcome Address - MDS
tbc September 2019 Societies Fair (Day 1) at the Guild of Students
tbc September 2019 Societies Fair (Day 2) at the Guild of Students
tbc September 2019 Societies Fair (Day 3) at the Guild of Students

Opening Times 

Opening times for venues are still being fully confirmed.  

  • Confirmed venue timings