Useful Information

LGBTQ

Networks and Societies

  • Guild of Students' LGBTQ Association aims to represent those who consider themselves to have a minority sexual/romantic orientation and/or gender identity.
  • OSTEM (Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) s a society dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ students studying, or with an interest in, STEM subjects.
  • Birmingham Medsoc LGBTQ  is a social group, where members can get to know LGBT students in other years.
  • Rainbow Network exists to provide support for LGBTQ staff and PhD students, and ensure that their views and needs are recognised by the University.
  • The Careers Network's LGBT mentoring scheme supports students to gain advice on how to be happy and fulfilled as an out lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer employee.

Further information and activities

Disability

Networks and Societies

  • The Guild of Student's DAMSA association provides representation and support for all students who identify as having a disability.

Further information and activities

Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic

Networks and Societies

Further information and activities

Faith

Networks and Societies

Further information and activities

Gender

Networks and Societies

Further information and activities

Family

Resources and support

  • We have policies in place to support student parents and carers. Visit our Codes of Practice page and search by cohort year.
  • We have a number of day nurseries on site to help with childcare while you study. 
  • We are signing up to The Stand Alone pledge to provide support to students who are estranged from their families. Visit our Equality Marks page to find out more. 
  • You can find information about being a student parent or carer on our dedicated page
  • For support with parent or carer responsibilities every school provides a wellbeing support officer

Colleges

Professional Services