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Campus Maps

Maps of all University of Birmingham campuses.

Canvas

Canvas is the University's virtual learning environment. 

For more information on how to access Canvas, please see the HEFi Digital page.

To gain access to a particular course you should email colmds-c-telmds@adf.bham.ac.uk who are able to add staff.

Car Parking (Staff/Students)

Main Campus

Please refer to the UoB's dedicated parking information page for staff

Car Parking (Visitors)

Medical School

All visitors should be directed to the pay and display car parks at Pritchatt's Road and the North Gate Multistorey. Requests for reserved parking on the Medical School forecourt, in exceptional situations, should be sent to Janetta Simpson, Infrastructure and Facilities office. 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

There are pay and display parking facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Click here for map.

School of Dentistry

Requests for reserved parking for important visitors to the School of Dentistry can be made to the PA to the School Manager, Jill Boylan. Space is extremely limited so visitors should be encouraged to make use of public transport or park at the various pay and display/NCP car parks in the vicinity of the School of Dentistry.

Cash Machines (ATM)

Most onsite facilities take card payments.  Should you need cash, machines are located in the following areas:

  • 2 within the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, ground floor - 1 behind Costa Coffee, 1 behind the information desk
  • 1 within the Womens Hospital (maternity hospital) - ground floor near the lifts
  • 1 available outside Barclay's Bank in University Centre
  • 1 inside University Centre, near the foodcourts (R23 on the University map)
  • 1 on the ground floor of the Heritage Building by the Clock Tower Canteen.

Casual Workers (temps) 

You must never offer any work to students or non-students without first following a process which ensures that the worker is UKVI compliant and not in breach of any study restrictions or visa.  Please speak to your Institute Manager or local HR advisor before instigating any casual worker appointments.  A CPAG case may also be required. Student worker hours are restricted - this includes national and international students.   

Catering

See events.

Centre for Professional Development (CPD)

The Centre for Professional Development (CPD) is a spacious modern venue offering a great environment for learning and training. The centre has dedicated staff, excellent audio-visual equipment and a large choice of rooms and layouts. The Centre boasts excellent conference facilities (3 lecture theatres, break out rooms, an IT Hub and a social area with daily newspapers and freeview TV), clinical facilities and the Wolfson Centre which houses the Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre and has a capacity of 300 people. This provides excellent facilities to host both internal and external events.

For further information contact: med-cpdbookings@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Clinical Trials

The University of Birmingham is one of the leading centres in the UK for clinical trials, having a wealth of experience across a wide range of diseases, clinical settings and trial designs. Full information and guidance on all aspects of Clinical Trials can be found on the Research and Knowledge Transfer's Intranet pages.

The Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) is directed by Professor Katie Morris.

The Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) translates cutting edge science into improved patient care, both rapidly and safely, through the design and conduct of large multi-centre/international randomised trials as well as smaller more data intensive phase I trials of novel therapies. The Director of the unit is Professor Pamela Kearns.

The Clinical Research Compliance Team ensures clinical research projects and in particular clinical trials are conducted in line with any applicable regulations, international standards and University standards.

The Research Facilitators / Administrators will function as a first port of call; they will be able to sign post researchers to teams within the University with further detailed knowledge.

Find out more

Code of Practice for Research

All Research that takes place in the University should be conducted in line with the University Code of Practice for Research.

Commuting 

The University is keen to encourage people to cycle to work, and we offer a range of benefits and special offers for cyclists through our partnership with Cyclescheme.

If you travel to work the University may have an option to help with season ticket payments.  See the train travel intranet page.

Compassionate Leave

Please see the HR website for information on compassionate leave. Also speak with your line manager, Institute or Team Manager.

Conferences and events

University of Birmingham | Conferences and events has a portfolio of conference and hospitality venues, for hire on a day or residential basis, at the University of Birmingham. University of Birmingham | Conferences and events includes the management of venues such as The Great Hall, Hornton Grange, Winterbourne House and Lucas House 

They can be contacted on 0121 415 8400 or emailed at conferencesandevents@contacts.bham.ac.uk. Further information can be found on their website: conferences.bham.ac.uk.

N.B. When booking accommodation requiring settlement via internal transfer (IBCT), this will be booked as provisional until a purchase order is received. If the purchase order has not been received within 7 working days of the date the booking was created it will be cancelled and a cancellation confirmation will be sent to the booker. On receipt of the purchase order the booking will be changed to confirmed.

If any last minute guests arrive at the Conference Park with no booking in the system and no purchase order, they will have to pay for the accommodation at Reception by cash or card; a receipt will be issued to the guest.

Confidential Waste

More information about confidential waste can be found here. Please contact Estates for information on Green Impact.

Confidentiality Agreements

Also known as Research Contract Services or RCS.  Contracts for research and commercial projects provide a legally-binding declaration of the obligations of all involved parties.  The Contracts Team prepare, review, negotiate and authorise all University research contracts and most non research contracts save for some which fall outside our remit and are dealt with by either legal Services, University of Birmingham Enterprise or Procurement.

Contract types dealt with by the Team include: confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, tenders, studentships, grants, EU agreements and clinical trial agreements for the entire University. We also deal with other funding agreements, memorandums of understanding/letters of intent and non personal consultancy agreements.

Requests for contract services should be made through Worktribe.

Contract Services

The Contracts Team prepare, review, negotiate and authorise all University research contracts and most non research contracts save for some which fall outside our remit and are dealt with by either legal Services, University of Birmingham Enterprise or Procurement.

Contract types dealt with by the Team include: confidentiality agreements, material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, tenders, studentships, grants, EU agreements and clinical trial agreements for the entire University. We also deal with other funding agreements, memorandums of understanding/letters of intent and non personal consultancy agreements.

You will need to submit a research contract services requests through Worktribe.  Please also see the Core Systems and Worktribe Intranet page for further information

Copyright

More information can be found on the Library Services Copyright page.

Core Systems

Core Systems (previously known as New Core) is a Finance, HR, Payroll, and Research Grant Management cloud-based system which went live in June 2019 to enhance ways of working for all staff. 

It provides all colleagues with an online system for more robust management, tracking, and reporting of personal, project, and team tasks and requests; from requesting annual leave to reporting on Research Grant spend. Further information can be found here.

Costings for Grants

See Salary Costings.

Courier Services

For information on how to send parcels by courier, please contact Alastair Tew in IBR Stores, Alastair Tew on a.j.tew@bham.ac.uk 

Credit Card Purchases

See Purchasing Card.

Cycling

See Travel.

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