Full-Time Enrolment and Induction 2016/17

If you are an EU or UK undergraduate, you will receive a pre-enrolment email which we ask you to respond to before attending your enrolment session at the University. This will help us to fill in your enrolment form as much as possible to save you time. When you arrive at UCB, our Admissions department will provide you with an enrolment form to complete and verify your qualifications. 

New EU and UK postgraduate students will receive an email giving details of their programme induction and enrolment times. Information is also provided specific to your course, such as placements and residential visits.

Part-time enrolment and induction

If you are studying a part-time course, all the information you need to know can be found here.

What do I need to bring to enrolment? 

  • Your UCAS ID number
  • Evidence of entry qualifications
  • Student Finance England Entitlement letter
  • Student Finance England customer reference number, password and secret answer
  • Proof of identity e.g passport or driver’s license 

You can find your enrolment and induction timetables within your welcome booklet.

Upon enrolling, our Finance department will check your enrolment form and establish how you will pay your tuition fees. If you are an undergraduate student and have applied for financial support from Student Finance England, they will check the details of your assessment. Postgraduate students will need to provide details of how they will pay their fees, agreeing instalment dates for example.

Finally, you will need your photograph taken for your student ID card. Congratulations – you are now a UCB student! 

The induction week for new UK students will begin week commencing Monday 12th September and your formal lectures will start Tuesday 20th September (please note the University will be closed on Monday 19th September due to our Graduation Ceremony).

Your programme induction week is designed to give you the best possible start to your studies by providing you with essential information about UCB support services, should you need support at any time. This is also an ideal opportunity to meet with your lecturers and fellow students.

Please note that EU and non-EU undergraduate and postgraduate students are invited to attend the International Orientation Programme, commencing 5th September.

Welcome booklet

Find out more about being a full-time student at UCB.

Induction videos

Take a look at the Induction playlist on our YouTube channel to find more useful information about your first few weeks at UCB.

Induction and enrolment times

If you are not able to study this year please be aware that the Admissions team are able to defer your application to February 2017 (for courses we offer that have this start date) and also September 2017. If you would like to defer your place then please call us on 0121 604 1040. 

Finally, If you do not complete your enrolment or inform the admissions team that you would like to defer your application will be completely withdrawn on UCAS on Monday 3rd October and you will lose your place at University College Birmingham. 

Specific course information for new students

School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management

College of Food

School of Education, Health and Community

School of Sport and Creative Services

Term dates for 2016-2017 

Enrolment Week: 5th - 9th September 2016

Induction and Fresher's Week: 12th - 16th September 2016

Reading Week: 24th October 2016 – 28th October 2016

Term 1: 20th September 2016 - 16th December 2016

Term 2: 9th January 2017 – 7th April 2017

Term 3: 2nd May 2017 – 23rd June 2017 

(Please note that the University will be closed on Monday 19th September 2016 due to our Graduation Ceremony) 


New students will receive their timetables during induction week. Timetables for returning students will be available on the student portal. From the drop-down list on the ‘Students’ tab at the top of the page, ‘My timetable’ can be found under the ‘My info’ section.