Week 2 UoB Xtra - What's On

Summer Term and UoB Xtra kicked off with a bang last week and week 2 has come round so quickly. The sun is shining again ready for another week jampacked with activity for everyone to enjoy.

Coming up this week you can: 


Be-Ready Garden Party 

Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond. 

Community Breakfast 

Join your Guild of Students for a free breakfast to start your Wednesday! No need to book for this midweek pick me up.

Green Week activities 

This week marks Green Week and the University is running a whole programme of events to celebrate. Check out the UoB Xtra events page and look out for anything tagged with Green Week to get your sustainability on. 


Youth Mental Health First Aid Awareness 

This introductory three-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. This session is perfect for anyone who wants to learn skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person and help guide them towards the support they need. There is still time to book on to the session on Wednesday 12 June.

Ten Talks 

We are running three sessions of TED-style talks this Wednesday. Head over to the main lecture theatre in Aston Webb for sessions on insightful topics ranging from ‘Is there a theory of everything?’ to ‘Are sportswomen treated differently to men?’ and even ‘What’s love got to do with it?’. 

Birmingham Friends of the Earth webinar 

Learn more about the work of Birmingham Friends of the Earth within the local community, their current campaigns and how you can get involved to help make the Birmingham community more sustainable for everyone. 


Tour of Winterbourne 

Join Head Gardener Dan Cartwright on a tour of Winterbourne’s fabulous 7-acre garden. Discover the garden’s fascinating 120-year history, and explore its unique features and stunning planting. 

PGR Film Club 

A PGR-Led Monthly Film Club for postgraduate researchers. Join us to watch a film and chat about it! 

Creative Guided relaxation with Pause 

Come and spend a chilled afternoon with Pause, learning and practising some great techniques for relaxation and mindfulness, with a few creative activities thrown in! 

Plus so much more that you can find on our UoB Xtra bookings page

Get down to these activities and celebrate. 


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