Campus Tours

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Explore the 2022 University of the Year* on a Campus Tour Event!

We are proud to welcome you to a campus tour event at University College Birmingham, situated in the centre of the youngest city in Europe. If you want to know what life is like studying with us, there’s no better way to find out than to come and see for yourself!

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Agenda of the day:

  • 11:15am - Sign in and welcome
  • 11:30am - Campus tours
  • 12:30pm - Lunch break (on us!)
  • 1pm - Course explore: meet with academic and support staff
  • 2pm - Guided tour of accommodation and depart

*As voted by students in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022

Autumn dates

If you want to come and see our campus, save the dates below:

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
  • Wednesday, 9 November 2022
  • Wednesday, 7 December 2022

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Please note: If you are under 18, you will need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Prior to the event, please notify us if you have any mobility issues or any special requirements by contacting marketing@ucb.ac.uk. Please include your name and the date of the tour you wish to attend in the subject line.

Frequently asked questions

How long do tours last for?

Campus tours will run for 1 hour and are undertaken by a Student Ambassador. Each tour will include all the facilities across our campuses. The guided tour of accommodation will run for approximately an hour but includes a 20-minute walk to the accommodation.


Can family and friends come along too?

We know you'll be seeking the advice and guidance of your family when making your decision, but we want to ensure all prospective students have the opportunity to visit the campus. Therefore, our campus tours are currently limited to a maximum of two guests per prospective student.

Can I attend by myself if I’m under 18 years old.

If you are under 18, you will need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Is parking available?

We have very limited spaces available so unfortunately, we cannot provide parking at the moment so please try to make alternative arrangements.

Where is the nearest train station?

Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham New Street stations are a 10-minute walk from University College Birmingham. You can view a walking map here.

What if I am running late on the day?

Please call ahead on 0121 232 4300 to advise of any lateness as we have allocated a set tour, and this may result in your tour being cut short.

Will refreshments be provided?

Yes, there will be a break with food/drink vouchers provided to be used in our on-site cafeteria. The lunch is optional and if they wish, guests will be able to utilise any food/drink facilities open on the day.

Will I be able to speak with members of the teaching team?

Yes, there is a section of the day dedicated to meeting and interacting with the academic staff.

Do you have support for visitors with a disability?

Yes. If you or any of your booking party have a disability, please let us know your requirements when you book by completing our enquiry form here. For study-related support, please click here.

I have a question about accommodation, will there be anyone I can speak to?

Yes, the guided tour will be undertaken by a member of the accommodation team, or there will be student services available.

If you have any questions concerning the Campus Tours, please call 0121 232 4300 or complete our enquiry form here. We look forward to welcoming you to University College Birmingham.

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