Discover University College Birmingham
There are so many reasons why you should choose to study at University College Birmingham, but don't just take our word for it. Discover more at our on-campus open days by exploring our excellent facilities, meeting current students and talking to our lecturers.
Register your interest
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. Please register for our next open day, below, and we will send you confirmation of your place and joining instructions.
Please note that our December open day will be an online event.Register your interest
View our courses
Our open days are designed to give you as much information as possible about the University and the course you are interested in studying, many of which are accredited by the University of Warwick (2022) - a Russell Group university ranked 8th in the UK by The Guardian 2021 league table. You can view our full list of undergraduate degrees.A-Z of courses
On the day
Open days are a great opportunity to get an insight into our unique atmosphere, including our amazing facilities via a campus tour. There will be plenty for you and your family to explore at your own pace so make the most of your open day experience by attending some of our additional sessions throughout the day. Details on how to join these events will be sent to you via email once you have registered.
Speak with support staff
On the day, you will have the opportunity to speak to any of our support staff, including finance, the Guild of Students, Admissions and hired@UCB – offering advice from careers guidance to employability skills and support with finding placements and work. Plus, be inspired by our alumni.Find out more
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.The Maltings
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.
FAQs for on-campus events
I would like to attend your open day – how do I book a place?
You can book your place here.
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?
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.
Is parking available?
Yes free parking is available onsite on a first-come-first-served basis. Details are included in your confirmation email.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
What happens if the government guidelines change?
If government guidelines change and we can no longer offer an on-campus open day, it will revert to being online and no reimbursement will be made regarding transportation costs outlaid.
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