for international students in Birmingham

Welcome to Birmingham!

If you are an international student or academic who is new to Birmingham, we would like to invite you to a free welcome event.

You must book a place in advance by clicking on one of the links below. Please only book one event nearest to you, so that there are places for as many new students as possible. Bookings open Thursday 23rd September at 9.00am.

Selly Oak Welcome Meal – bookings closed

Friday 1st October, 6.00pm. Selly Oak (5 minutes walk from UoB South Gate).

Edgbaston Afternoon Tea Party – bookings closed

Saturday 2nd October, 2.30pm, Edgbaston (5 minutes walk from The Vale student UoB accommodation; 10 minutes walk from BCU South Campus).

City View Drinks Reception*

Monday 11th October, 7pm, Broad Street (accessible for City Centre and Five Ways students)     [*non-alcoholic]

You will get to meet local people, enjoy food and drink, and hear about future events for international students.