Highlight events for returning students

Welcome just isn't for new students, there are a lot of events that returning students can attend and enjoy, including the Guild societies fair, Wellbeing Marquee and Welcome Fair.

Welcome Fair

Saturday 18, Sunday 19 and Monday 20 September, 10:00-16:00, Great Hall, Aston Webb

The Welcome Fair is a great way to find out about the teams and departments here to support you as a student. Visit the IT Service Desk for help with WiFi, find out how you can get ahead with Careers Network, get excited for the UoBe Festival, and much more! No booking needed, just drop-in any time.

Guild Welcome Fair

Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 September, Guild of Students

Head on over to the Guild of Students for their Welcome Fair to find out more about Birmingham and get your hands on exclusive freebies and discounts! No need to book - this is a drop-in event.

Wellbeing Marquee

Saturday 18 - Friday 24 September, marquee next to the Law building

Need to take five? Returning to campus can be both great and exhausting! Head to the Wellbeing Marquee for a space to chill and take some time out. You'll find arts and crafts, board games, space to chat, and activities throughout the week. Our wellbeing teams will be on hand to answer any questions and tell you more about the support available to you. No booking needed, visit as many times as you like!

Sport & Fitness Fair

Tuesday 21 September, 10:00-17:00, Munrow Arena at Sport & Fitness Centre

This is the perfect way to find out about our sports teams and clubs, and all the different ways you can get involved! From total novice to international superstar, there's something for every level. From 10:00-11:00, we will have a 'quieter hour' for anyone who might find a busy event overwhelming. No need to book - come along on the day.

Societies Fair

Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 September, Guild of Students

With over 500 student groups, societies and associations, there truly is something for everyone! Over three days you can meet and join different societies at the Guild of Students.

Campus tours

Monday 13 - Friday 24 September, meet at Old Joe

If it's your first time on campus or your fifth, it's always useful to take a campus tour. Join one of our current students who will help you find your way around and give you their hints and tips, from the ideal place to get a coffee to the best place to study. Bookings will be available soon.

Welcome back with Community Living

Welcome back to Birmingham! We’re here to kick-start your return to campus. Get advice and guidance on staying safe, find out about the wellbeing support available, or just come along and get involved in some fun activities! You’ll find us next to the rugby pitch at Bournbrook.

You can pop in at the below times:

  • Sunday 26 September, 11.00-15.00
  • Monday 27 September, 9.00-17.00
  • Tuesday 28 September, 10.00-16.00
  • Wednesday 29 September, 9.00-17.00
  •   Thursday 30 September, 10.00-16.00

See the full list of events available for returning students.


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