Follow your passion at University College Birmingham

There are so many reasons why you should choose to study at University College Birmingham, including finding out more about our new partnership with the University of Warwick, but don't just take our word for it.

We not only won University of the Year at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022, but also the top award for best student support. Crucially, these awards were voted for by students themselves.

During our open days, you will have a chance to meet our students and ask them all about their experience at University College Birmingham.

Things to do on our open day

Gain insight about your course

Our open days include subject-specific presentations, where lecturers will highlight key modules that develop your knowledge and enhance your future career. This is your opportunity to ask any questions specific to your chosen subject.

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Meet our expert staff

At the open day, our academic staff will give you as much information as possible about the University and the course you are interested in. Many of our courses are accredited by the University of Warwick, a Russell Group university ranked 8th in the UK by The Guardian 2023 league table.

Meet your tutors

Speak with support staff

On the day, you can have a one-to-one chat with any of our support staff, including finance, the Guild of Students and Admissions as well as Hired, our careers, employability and placements team.

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Chat to students

You’re sure to want to hear about the university experience from students actually studying here. Hear what life as a student is like through their eyes and ask them any questions you may have. Want to speak with someone now? Visit our Unibuddy page.

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Explore student accommodation

Discover more about our student accommodation at The Maltings, and get a feel for what your new ‘home from home’ could be like. Find out about the costs and the application process, plus jump onto an accommodation tour and take a look around.

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Apply direct 

Only want to apply to University College Birmingham? You can apply direct on the day or by completing our online application form. You are not required to submit a personal statement and there are no application fees.  

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Can’t make an open day but still want to visit?

Please email including your course of interest with what days and times best suit you, and we’ll see what we can do. We will address each enquiry individually, but please note that availability depends on timetabling and other staff commitments. To get in contact, email us at

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FAQs for on-campus events

I would like to attend your open day – how do I book a place?

Do I need to bring a copy of my open day confirmation?

Yes. You can either print your open day confirmation and bring it with you, or have it open on your phone once you arrive so that we can register you on the day.

What time does the event start?

The event starts at 10am and runs until 3pm. We encourage you to attend your subject-specific presentation and to leave enough time to tour the University, Accommodation and speak with Support Services. 

Do I have to book to attend any of the subject presentations?

Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept walk-ins on the day, so we recommend that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

How long do the presentations last?

Presentations last roughly 45 minutes with a chance to ask questions at the end. 

Which campus do I need to go to?

Please check your booking confirmation to ensure you attend the right campus. It will either be Moss House, Summer Row or McIntyre House.  If you are unsure where to register please contact or call 0121 232 4300.

Will accommodation be open to view?

The University’s halls of residence at The Maltings, will be available to view on the day. You don’t need to book an accommodation tour in advance, you can join a tour once you arrive. The tours start from 10.30am and are available until 3pm.

I am interested in more than one course – do I have to register for each course?

As long as you register on arrival, you do not need to register for more than one course.

I have not received email confirmation of my booking – what should I do?

If you do not receive a confirmation email of your booking, please contact us. You can email or call 0121 232 4300. Remember to check your junk mail.

What happens if I arrive late for my subject presentation?

If you arrive late, we will ensure that you attend the next available presentation.

I wish to cancel my open day booking – how can I do this?

Please email or call 0121 232 4300 if you would like to cancel your place.

Do I need to let you know if I or one of my guests has a disability?

Please let us know in advance and we will be happy to make further arrangements.

How can I contact the University?

If you have any questions you can contact us on 0121 232 4300.

Alternatively, you can submit any queries online via our enquiry form.

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