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An image of the Milky Way Enquiring Minds: Build a miniature Milky Way to take home with you
28th May 10am - 4pm
Atrium, Alan Walters Building
Enquiring Minds is an exciting new exhibition from the University Graduate School that brings postgraduate research to life for all ages.
University Graduate School
An image of paper Enquiring Minds: Learn how paper is made
29th May 2pm - 4pm
Atrium, Alan Walters Building
Enquiring Minds is an exciting new exhibition from the University Graduate School that brings postgraduate research to life for all ages.
University Graduate School
A woman looks at a model of a lung Graduate Entry to Medicine: Personal statements and UCAT top tips
29th May 4pm - 5:50pm
Online
Offering advice on how to write a good personal statement and prepare for UCAT.
An image of children taking part in craft activity Enquiring Minds: Design your own dragon
30th May 10am - noon
Atrium, Alan Walters Building
Enquiring Minds is an exciting new exhibition from the University Graduate School that brings postgraduate research to life for all ages.
University Graduate School
Tennis balls are scattered across a blue sports court with Aston Webb and Old Joe in the background Sports Awards 2024
30th May 6pm - 10pm
Bramall Music Building
Our sports team members are invited to celebrate the amazing sporting talent of our individuals and teams here at Birmingham.
An image of a child taking part in a craft activity Enquiring Minds: Design your own walking stick
31st May 10:15am - noon
Atrium, Alan Walters Building
Enquiring Minds is an exciting new exhibition from the University Graduate School that brings postgraduate research to life for all ages.
University Graduate School
Valefest 2024 poster Valefest 2024
1st June 4pm - 11pm
The Vale Village
Celebrating 20 years of bringing music to the University of Birmingham and the best in student talent.
UoB Xtra
Image of people in an office environment Finding your professional voice: communication skills for success
3rd June 9am - 21st June 5pm
Online - Canvas
Explore different communication styles and skills, find out how these relate to your personality and learn how to communicate complex ideas to different audiences.
UoB Xtra
Image of a bee sitting on a flower One planet, one future: biodiversity, climate change and sustainability
3rd June 9am - 21st June 5pm
Online - Canvas
Find out more about biodiversity, the threats facing it and it’s role in the climate crisis by joining this course.
UoB Xtra
Graffiti Art in trendy area Digbeth Birmingham Birmingham Graffiti Tour and Workshop
3rd June 10:30am - 12:30pm
Digbeth, Birmingham City Centre
Stroll through the gritty yet captivating landscape of Digbeth and explore it's street art, delving into the stories behind each vibrant mural, graffiti piece, and stencil art with a tour guide.
UoB Xtra
A student moves a giant chess piece Funday Monday
3rd June 11am - 4pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
Kickstart your UoB Xtra experience with our Funday Monday activities! Unwind, make new memories, and chill out after your exams.
UoB Xtra
Image of Shrek 2 DVD Outdoor Cinema - Shrek 2
3rd June 3pm - 5pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an afternoon of fun with Shrek and friends!
UoB Xtra
Image of Mamma Mia DVD Outdoor Cinema - Mamma Mia
3rd June 6pm - 8pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with Mamma Mia!
UoB Xtra
A crowd of students move across the bridge to the Guild of Students Guild of Students' Committee Training Conference 2024 (Day 1)
4th June 9:30am - 5pm
Deb Hall, Guild of Students
Join your Student Activities Department at the Guild of Students for our official training event for 2024-25 Student Group committee members.
UoB Xtra
Graffiti Art in trendy area Digbeth Birmingham Birmingham Graffiti Tour and Workshop
4th June 10:30am - 12:30pm
Digbeth, Birmingham City Centre
Stroll through the gritty yet captivating landscape of Digbeth and explore it's street art, delving into the stories behind each vibrant mural, graffiti piece, and stencil art with a tour guide.
UoB Xtra
A gentleman in an orange shirt sits cross legged and plays traditional South Asian drums Workshop: An Introduction to South Asian Music Ensemble
4th June 10:30am - 12:30pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Immerse yourself in music with a student workshop to celebrate University Music's new South Asian Music Ensemble, launching this October.
UoB Xtra
Students at a table doing craft work Art in Bloom: Barber student workshop
4th June 11am - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Make your own seed packet with the Barber Institute, ahead of their upcoming display, Hidden Lives of Plants.
UoB Xtra
Students sitting in the Green HEart chatting Chill on the Hill
4th June 11am - 4pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
As it says on the tin, come along and soak up the summer vibes with a variety of fun activities in Chancellor's Court. There's something for everyone.
UoB Xtra
Student, outside looking upwards and smiling Yoga @Chill on the Hill
4th June 11am - 11:45am
Chancellor's Court
Join us for a relaxing and invigorating stretch session, perfect for all abilities, with seated, lying and standing options. No equipment needed!
UoB Xtra
three students sit round a table working on laptops, surrounded by books, drinks and study items How to Find Work Experience
4th June 11:30am - 1pm
Room UG09, Teaching & Learning Building
Are you looking for work experience for the summer and beyond? There is still time to find an opportunity! This session will provide you with information on how you can search and find different types of work experience.
UoB Xtra
Student, outside looking upwards and smiling Yoga @Chill on the Hill
4th June 1pm - 1:45pm
Chancellor's Court
Join us for a relaxing and invigorating stretch session, perfect for all abilities, with seated, lying and standing options. No equipment needed!
UoB Xtra
Smiling students in a group setting Youth Mental Health First Aid Awareness
4th June 1pm - 4pm
Teaching and Learning Building
This introductory three-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. This session is perfect for anyone who wants to learn skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person and guide them to help.
UoB Xtra
Students studying together at the university Building Your Academic Profile During Your PhD: Training & Development Showcase
4th June 2pm - 3:30pm
Online
This event looks at key things that you can do during your PhD to develop your academic profile, all based around free training and development initiatives run by the University of Birmingham.
UoB Xtra
Coloured drawing of a hand, butterfly and some flowers - from a zine Zine making
4th June 2pm - 4pm
Library Lounge
Make your very own zine with Pause@Uni's free workshop!
UoB Xtra
Two students in soft focus, in front of the Guild building Kickboxing Society: Tuesday sessions
4th June 3pm - 5pm
Dance Studio, Guild of Students
Join UoB Kickboxing for their Tuesday session in the Dance Studio.
UoB Xtra
Image of Wonka DVD Outdoor Cinema - Wonka
4th June 3pm - 5pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an afternoon of fun with Wonka!
UoB Xtra
Image of Harry Potter DVD Outdoor Cinema - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
4th June 6pm - 8:30pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an evening of entertainment with Harry Potter!
UoB Xtra
Two students sit at a table outside the Guild, with the mermaid statue in the background Community Breakfast
5th June 8am - 10am
Mermaid Bar, Guild of Students
Join your Guild of Students for a FREE breakfast to start your day! No need to book, just come along.
UoB Xtra
A crowd of students move across the bridge to the Guild of Students Guild of Students' Committee Training Conference 2024 (Day 2)
5th June 9:30am - 5pm
Deb Hall, Guild of Students
Join your Student Activities Department at the Guild of Students for our official training event for 2024-25 Student Group committee members.
UoB Xtra
Graffiti Art in trendy area Digbeth Birmingham Birmingham Graffiti Tour and Workshop
5th June 10:30am - 12:30pm
Digbeth, Birmingham City Centre
Stroll through the gritty yet captivating landscape of Digbeth and explore it's street art, delving into the stories behind each vibrant mural, graffiti piece, and stencil art with a tour guide.
UoB Xtra
A male student moves a giant chess piece Be-Ready Garden Party
5th June 11am - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond.
UoB Xtra
Three students sit working at laptops Job Search Live
5th June 11am - 12:30pm
Computer Cluster P06, Poynting Building
Ready to level up your career? Whether you need to fine-tune your CV, craft a standout cover letter, perfect your personal statement or polish your LinkedIn profile, get help from Careers Network.
UoB Xtra
Two model skulls mounted to a wall Lapworth Museum Tour
5th June noon - 1pm
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Roar into adventure at our very own Lapworth Museum! Join us for a free, guided tour and delve into the mysteries of our prehistoric past right here under our roof.
UoB Xtra
A student talks to a staff member using a laptop Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
5th June 1pm - 3pm
Room UG08 Computer Cluster, Murray Learning Centre
Need some help and advice for applications, career planning , or work experience opportunities? Come along to one of our Careers Network drop ins, to chat with our friendly experts.
UoB Xtra
Students in green and blue bibs play netball outdoors, with a student just about to throw the ball being marked closely by another Campus Challenges with Sport & Fitness
5th June 1pm - 4pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
Are you ready to take on our campus challenges? Challenge your friends with a series of activities to test your speed, strength and accuracy!
UoB Xtra
A group of students play badminton whilst another group tries fencing (the sword kind) in Chancellor's Court on a sunny day Garden Games with Sport & Fitness
5th June 1pm - 4pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
Drop-in to Chancellor's Court and University Square for pop-up badminton, spike ball, disc golf, and more!
UoB Xtra
Five students in sports wheelchairs play basketball on an indoor court Wheelchair Basketball
5th June 1pm - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Join us at our outdoor court allowing anyone to have a go at this wonderfully inclusive and fun sport.
UoB Xtra
Eleven students in sports wheelchairs line up in a sports hall Wheelchair Racing
5th June 1pm - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Meet wheelchair athletes and have a go at racing in wheelchair!
UoB Xtra
People talking and studying Public Speaking Training
5th June 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 417, Muirhead Tower
Speaking in public is often rated as being scarier than wild dogs, spiders or death. Join us on this half day course which will help you to build your confidence in public speaking and help to understand your audience better.
UoB Xtra
Four students in running gear with numbered bibs smile and wave up at the camera Campus 3k your way!
5th June 1:40pm - 3pm
On campus
Run, walk, skip or push your way to the finish as we take over campus in UoB Xtra. It's 3k - your way!
UoB Xtra
A pansy and a leaf arranged on paper Barber Student Workshop: Eco-Photography with Sammie Masters-Hopkins
5th June 2pm - 4pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Dive into the fascinating world of eco-photography with artist Sammie Masters-Hopkins. Learn and experience one of three cameraless image-making techniques infused with botanical charm.
UoB Xtra
Black and white heritage photo of a woman holding a giant sized screw Women in the Archive
5th June 2pm - 3pm
Winterbourne House and Garden
Step into the past with a glimpse into the stories of women from bygone eras at Winterbourne. Don’t miss out on your chance to explore history.
UoB Xtra
Image of Cars DVD Outdoor Cinema - Cars
5th June 3pm - 5pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an afternoon of fun with Cars!
UoB Xtra
An image from the Very Private? exhibition Very Private? Talk and Panel Discussion
5th June 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Join a talk and panel discussion exploring Very Private? - an exhibition championing and celebrating queer identity and creativity. This event was rescheduled from Wednesday 8 May.
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Film poster Outdoor Cinema - Bend it like Beckham
5th June 6pm - 8pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an evening of sport and comedy watching Bend it like Beckham!
UoB Xtra
Students in evening wear face a screen showing photos of sporting highlights Sports Ball 2024
5th June 6pm - 6th June 4am
Luna Springs and Guild of Students
Get ready to wrap up an epic year of sports with the Guild of Students!
UoB Xtra
Graffiti Art in trendy area Digbeth Birmingham Birmingham Graffiti Tour and Workshop
6th June 10:30am - 12:30pm
Digbeth, Birmingham City Centre
Stroll through the gritty yet captivating landscape of Digbeth and explore it's street art, delving into the stories behind each vibrant mural, graffiti piece, and stencil art with a tour guide.
UoB Xtra
A male student moves a giant chess piece Be-Ready Garden Party
6th June 11am - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond.
UoB Xtra
Two students sit chatting on a bench in the foreground, slightly out of focus. The background shows a university building in a green space. CLEAR Head
6th June 11am - 1pm
Room 109, Teaching and Learning Building
How can you support your friends' mental wellbeing? Learn core skills and understand how we are here to support you.
UoB Xtra
University's main campus, with students sitting on the lawn in the sunshine outside the Aston Webb building. Global Showcase
6th June 11am - 5pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
A two-day programme of exciting events and activities, celebrating our diverse global community. Thursday is about University and partner opportunities. Friday will be a peer-led celebration of our global community.
UoB Xtra
Students sit at tables listening to a presentation Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme (ALMP) Information Session
6th June 12:30pm - 2pm
Room 121, Muirhead Tower
Offers a unique opportunity for students to receive one-on-one mentorship from inspiring University of Birmingham alumni who are in high-profile/senior leadership positions.
UoB Xtra
Four students sat chatting outside the Main Library Language Picnic
6th June 2pm - 4:30pm
Chancellor's Court
Practice your language skills (any modern foreign languages, and English), find language partners and relax with friends, There will be free snacks, drinks and multilingual music!
UoB Xtra
Paper tree with leaves including phrases: Confidence, Open-minded, Resilience, Empathetic, Adaptive, Patience, Reflective, Awareness, Life Skills. Resilience tree workshop
6th June 2pm - 4pm
Library Lounge, Main Library
Draw your own 'Resilience Tree' in this creative drop-in session.
UoB Xtra
Image of Encanto Poster Outdoor Cinema - Encanto
6th June 3pm - 5pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an afternoon being transported to South America and the Disney world of Encanto!
UoB Xtra
Image of Avatar DVD Outdoor Cinema - Avatar
6th June 6pm - 9pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an evening being transported to the make-believe world of Pandora with Avatar!
UoB Xtra
A student looking at a book between library stacks Explore the archival treasures of the Cadbury Research Library
7th June 9:30am - 10am
Cadbury Research Library, Muirhead Tower
Discover some of the rare and unique collections held with the Cadbury Research Library
UoB Xtra
Two students wearing backpacks walk towards the Main Library LES Make a difference: research spotlight talks
7th June 10am - 4pm
Teaching and Learning Building
Students from Life and Environmental Sciences, get to grips with world-class research happening right here, in your College!
UoB Xtra
A colourful minibus highly decorated in South Asian styles DESIblitz Truck Art Bus @Global Showcase
7th June 11am - 3pm
Chancellor's Court
Experience the Magic of Shakespeare's Influence on Bollywood with the Unique DESIblitz Truck Art Bus Film Tour!
UoB Xtra
Image of the University's main campus, with students sitting on the lawn in the sunshine outside the Aston Webb building. Global Showcase
7th June 11am - 5pm
Chancellor's Court and University Square
A two-day programme of exciting events and activities, celebrating our diverse global community. Friday is all about celebrating our diverse global community on campus.
UoB Xtra
Image from Henna Gateway Henna workshop @Global Showcase
7th June 11am - noon
Chancellor's Court
Experience this meditative and creative process first-hand with a trial application, leaving you with a stunning custom-design!
UoB Xtra
Image of two students studying together The Contemporary Academic: a guide for PGRs
7th June 11am - 12:30pm
Online
What does it really take to pursue an academic career in the UK in the 2020s? This event aims to 'demystify' some of these metrics and priorities that shape the current UK academic landscape, with a focus on Impact.
UoB Xtra
A graphic reading University of Birmingham and guild of Students, Junkbusters, Don't Dump It, Donate It, Brought to your by your Community Wardens, with the British Heat Foundation and Birmingham Hosp Junkbusters
7th June noon - 3pm
Various locations
Donate your unwanted items to Junkbusters! Your Community Wardens will have collection stations every Friday in June, throughout Selly and Bournbrook.
UoB Xtra
Image from Henna Gateway Henna workshop @Global Showcase
7th June 1pm - 2pm
Chancellor's Court
Experience this meditative and creative process first-hand with a trial application, leaving you with a stunning custom-design!
UoB Xtra
A student looking at a book between library stacks Explore the archival treasures of the Cadbury Research Library
7th June 1:15pm - 1:45pm
Cadbury Research Library, Muirhead Tower
Discover some of the rare and unique collections held with the Cadbury Research Library
UoB Xtra
Four students studying together at the university Culture Connect workshop
7th June 2pm - 3:30pm
Room 109, Teaching and Learning Building
Embark on a journey of cultural discovery! Our workshop offers a unique opportunity to explore and embrace diversity through engaging activities, discussions, and interactive experiences.
UoB Xtra
Image from Henna Gateway Henna workshop @Global Showcase
7th June 3pm - 4pm
Chancellor's Court
Experience this meditative and creative process first-hand with a trial application, leaving you with a stunning custom-design!
UoB Xtra
Image of Pride and Prejudice DVD Outdoor Cinema - Pride and Prejudice
7th June 3pm - 5pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an afternoon of historical Britain with Pride and Prejudice!
UoB Xtra
Two students in soft focus, in front of the Guild building Kickboxing Society: Friday sessions
7th June 4pm - 6pm
Amos Room, Guild of Students
Join UoB Kickboxing for their Friday session in the Dance Studio.
UoB Xtra
Lots of students at the Guild of students bar and diner International & Postgraduate Garden Party
7th June 5pm - 11pm
Joes Bar, Guild of Students
Join Tianjie Liu (Alice) (International Officer), Ben Lockley (Postgraduate Officer) and your fellow Internationals & Postgraduates for music and a BBQ at the Postgraduate and International Party!
UoB Xtra
Outdoor Cinema - The Greatest Showman
7th June 6pm - 8pm
Chancellor's Court
Lights, camera, action! Experience movie magic like never before with our outdoor cinema in Chancellor's Court. Grab your picnic blankets and snacks and enjoy an uplifting start to the weekend with The Greatest Showman!
UoB Xtra
A small robotic arm sits amongst colourful Lego bricks AI FUTURES: Extreme Robotics
8th June 11am - 3pm
The Exchange, Centenary Square
Get hands-on with the latest in robotics research with this family-friendly workshop.
UoB Xtra
Students sitting on the grass Selly Fete
8th June noon - 3pm
Selly Park Recreation Ground
Free fun day for students and families in Selly Oak and surrounding area. Activities will include inflatable darts, ball in a bucket, test of strength, shoot the hoop, garden games, face painting and more!
UoB Xtra
A brass band outside, holding instruments Summer Festival of Music: University Brass Band Reunion Concert
9th June 5pm - 6pm
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
This concert marks the end of an era as we wish a fond farewell to longstanding professional conductor Stuart Birnie!
UoB Xtra
Three students sit at a table in conversation Masters Consultancy Challenge
10th June 9am - 5pm
On campus
Calling all taught postgrads! Are you someone who loves to explore new ideas and push boundaries? Unlock invaluable work-experience as you tackle real-life problems alongside employers.
UoB Xtra
A group of students sit round a table in conversation The Birmingham Project
10th June 9am - 14th June 5pm
On campus
First-year undergrads, ready for a challenge? Join the Birmingham Project for a week of collaboration, innovation and teamwork tackling pressing social or environmental issues with your fellow students.
UoB Xtra
Image of a tree, with green leaves and blue sky in the background Tree Equity Research in the Local Community
10th June 10am - noon
University Train Station
Get involved with tree equity research in the local community . Take part in an Urban Trees Study, working in a small team to take important measurements of urban trees.
UoB Xtra
Students studying in a lecture theatre NATO at 75: Still Fit for Purpose?
10th June 11am - noon
Room 108, University House
This lecture considers NATO’s recent past and possible future trajectory – placing these developments within the context of the NATO summit.
UoB Xtra
Two Canadian geese on a pond surrounded by greenery and trees 'The Nature of Our Future' Sustainability Talk
10th June 11am - 12:30pm
To be confirmed
What can we do to safeguard biodiversity against climate change? Explore how the academic community can stimulate the changes needed to address the global biodiversity crisis.
UoB Xtra
Tree trunk with 'I Love Trees' silver band around the middle BIFoR Branching Out
10th June 1pm - 2pm
Room 201, Arts Building
Join us for a fun, engaging workshop to find out more about one of the world’s largest climate change experiments.
UoB Xtra
Smiling students in a group setting Youth Mental Health First Aid Awareness
10th June 1pm - 4pm
Teaching & Learning Building
This introductory three-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. This session is perfect for anyone who wants to learn skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person and guide them to help.
UoB Xtra
A student wearing headphones looks directly at the camera over top of a computer screen CoSS Artificial Intelligence: My Future
10th June 2pm - 4pm
Poynting Building
In a world where AI is fundamentally changing the workplace, what skills will you need to secure a role and future-proof your career? Hear from tech and careers experts at this workshop for students in the College of Social Sciences.
UoB Xtra
Biodiversity in Birmingham: Sustainability surveys
11th June 10am - 4pm
On campus
Get involved with helping to survey our green spaces on campus and learn some biodiversity identifying skills at the same time, with three survey sessions.
UoB Xtra
Plastic flower basket ornament Sustainable Plastics Exhibition
11th June 10am - 13th June 4pm
Undercroft, Biosciences
This exhibition of plastics artefacts, delivered by the Birmingham Plastics Network and University Sustainability Team, will showcase the history of plastics and and their role in our society.
UoB Xtra
A male student moves a giant chess piece Be-Ready Garden Party
11th June 11am - 4pm
Green Heart
Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond.
UoB Xtra
Two students walk past the lake at the Vale, deep in conversation The PGR Lunch Club
11th June noon - 1pm
PGR Community Hub - Lounge, Westmere House
Postgraduate Research (PGR) students - take a break from work and join your University Graduate School Scholars for a free monthly lunch!
University Graduate School
A student works at a laptop, with a coffee cup Top Tips for Developing Career Resilience and Motivation
11th June noon - 1:30pm
School of Education
Feeling a bit deflated after exams? Don’t worry, dive right into our post-exam pick-me-up session, where we'll explore practical motivation boosters with recent alumni and Careers Network.
UoB Xtra
Students wearing protective lab clothing look at a screen together Engineers in Business Competition launch event
11th June 1pm - 2pm
Online
Do you have an idea that could help solve real problems in society through Engineering? The University of Birmingham can support you to develop your idea and you could be in with a chance to win a share of the prize pot of £3,000!
UoB Xtra
A student stands looking at a chiller fridge filled with drinks and sandwiches Budgeting for Students: online workshop
11th June 2pm - 3pm
Online
Get student-focused tips and advice to help you take control of your finances.
UoB Xtra
Two students in soft focus, in front of the Guild building Kickboxing Society: Tuesday sessions
11th June 3pm - 5pm
Underground, Guild of Students
Join UoB Kickboxing for their Tuesday session in the Dance Studio.
UoB Xtra
Two students sit at a table outside the Guild, with the mermaid statue in the background Community Breakfast
12th June 8am - 10am
Mermaid Bar, Guild of Students
Join your Guild of Students for a FREE breakfast to start your day! No need to book, just come along.
UoB Xtra
A researcher looks closely at a model lung Explore Careers Beyond Academia event for PGRs & ECRs
12th June 9:30am - 3:30pm
Edgbaston Park Hotel
There's a huge variety of careers for life sciences subjects beyond academia. Postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and Early Career Researcher (ECR), build your awareness and explore the opportunities.
UoB Xtra
A researcher looks closely at a model lung Explore Careers Beyond Academia event for PGRs & ECRs
12th June 9:30am - 3:30pm
Edgbaston Park Hotel
There's a huge variety of careers for life sciences subjects beyond academia. Postgraduate researchers (PGRs) and Early Career Researcher (ECR), build your awareness and explore the opportunities.
UoB Xtra
Old Joe on a blue sky day with a bird flying nearby Ten Talks
12th June 9:30am - 4pm
Main Lecture Theatre, Aston Webb Building(C Block)
Discover the answers to ten big questions that could change your lives with our free TED-style talks! Hear from leading Birmingham academics and well-known speakers as they tackle issues and questions in today's society.
UoB Xtra
Smiling students in a group setting Youth Mental Health First Aid Awareness
12th June 10am - 1pm
Teaching and Learning Building
This introductory three-hour session raises awareness of young people’s mental health. This session is perfect for anyone who wants to learn skills and confidence to spot the signs of mental health issues in a young person and guide them to help.
UoB Xtra
A male student moves a giant chess piece Be-Ready Garden Party
12th June 11am - 4pm
Green Heart
Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond.
UoB Xtra
Tree trunk with 'I Love Trees' silver band around the middle BIFoR Branching Out
12th June 11am - noon
Room 201, Arts Building
Join us for a fun, engaging workshop to find out more about one of the world’s largest climate change experiments.
UoB Xtra
Two students work at a screen with music mixing equipment on the desk Master the freelance mindset
12th June 11am - 12:30pm
Online
Connect with others, share experiences and start thinking more like a freelancer with Careers Network!
UoB Xtra
Rows of lavender and other flowers under a gazebo Tour of Winterbourne Garden
12th June 11am - noon
Winterbourne House and Garden
Escape into nature with Head Gardener Dan Cartwright for an exclusive tour of Winterbourne's 7-acre oasis and its rich 120-year history at the heart of our campus.
UoB Xtra
A bird's eye view of a group of students sat in conversation How to Get Hired
12th June 11:30am - 1pm
Murray Learning Centre, UG06
Ready to ace your next job interview? Don't miss this chance to hear from employers, recent grads, and career pros dishing out top-notch advice on getting ahead!
UoB Xtra
A student talks to a staff member using a laptop Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
12th June 1pm - 3pm
Room UG08 Computer Cluster, Murray Learning Centre
Need some help and advice for applications, career planning , or work experience opportunities? Come along to one of our Careers Network drop ins, to chat with our friendly experts.
UoB Xtra
A group of students sit in conversation in the busy Main Library Cafe LES Look Ahead: College Transition and Celebration event
12th June 1pm - 5pm
Biosciences Building
Calling all Life and Environmental Sciences students - level up your skills and prepare for what’s next at your LES Look Ahead Transition and Celebration event!
UoB Xtra
A blue and white cyanotype print showing a silhouette of feathery leaves Barber Student Workshop: Eco-Photography with Sammie Masters-Hopkins
12th June 2pm - 4pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Dive into the fascinating world of eco-photography with artist Sammie Masters-Hopkins. Learn and experience one of three cameraless image-making techniques infused with botanical charm.
UoB Xtra
Two students sit chatting on a bench in the foreground, slightly out of focus. The background shows a university building in a green space. CLEAR Head
12th June 2pm - 4pm
Room 109, Teaching and Learning Building
How can you support your friends' mental wellbeing? Learn core skills and understand how we are here to support you.
UoB Xtra
Two students wearing backpacks walk towards the Main Library LES Make a difference: research spotlight talks
13th June 10am - 4pm
Teaching and Learning Building
Students from Life and Environmental Sciences, get to grips with world-class research happening right here, in your College!
UoB Xtra
A male student moves a giant chess piece Be-Ready Garden Party
13th June 11am - 4pm
Green Heart
Relax, play games and enjoy a sweet treat with our Careers team, who can support you over summer and beyond.
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A nursing student with a child Create your own work experience
13th June 11am - noon
Main Lecture Theatre, Aston Webb Building
What do you do when you can't find the work experience you want? Let us help you widen your search and create your own opportunities!
UoB Xtra
A large sphere is illuminated as the earth in a museum exhibit Lapworth Museum Tour
13th June noon - 1pm
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Roar into adventure at our very own Lapworth Museum! Join us for a free, guided tour and delve into the mysteries of our prehistoric past right here under our roof.
UoB Xtra
A student smiles whilst working on a laptop Communication skills for success (with Bloomberg)
13th June 1pm - 2:30pm
Lecture Theatre 2, Teaching and Learning Building
Communication is key, especially in professional environments. This fun and interactive session will help you learn your strengths and put them to use.
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Image of a colourful printed craft item Creative guided relaxation with Pause@uni
13th June 2pm - 4pm
Room 109, Teaching and Learning Building
Come and spend a chilled afternoon with Pause.
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A historical photo showing a bird's eye view of Centenary Square Walking Tour: Centring on Civic
13th June 2:30pm - 3:30pm
The Exchange, Centenary Square
Ben Waddington, author and founder of Still Walking, leads a walk around the block exploring the civic expectations and demands of today, from public spaces and parks to security and Wi-Fi.
Students studying together at the university Academic Careers Series: End of Series Meet-Up (PGR)
13th June 3pm - 5pm
Seminar Room, Westmere House
Join us in Westmere House on 13th June for our Academic Careers end-of-series meet-up, where we will recap all the main tips and strategies covered in the series.
UoB Xtra
A historical photo showing a bird's eye view of Centenary Square Walking Tour: Centring on Civic
13th June 5:30pm - 6:30pm
The Exchange, Centenary Square
Ben Waddington, author and founder of Still Walking, leads a walk around the block exploring the civic expectations and demands of today, from public spaces and parks to security and Wi-Fi.
An excited group of students in evening wear in front of Aston Webb Grad Ball 2024
13th June 6:30pm - 12:30am
Chancellor's Court
End the year in style with the Guild of Students' Grad Ball 2024!
UoB Xtra
A graphic reading University of Birmingham and guild of Students, Junkbusters, Don't Dump It, Donate It, Brought to your by your Community Wardens, with the British Heat Foundation and Birmingham Hosp Junkbusters
14th June noon - 3pm
Various locations
Donate your unwanted items to Junkbusters! Your Community Wardens will have collection stations every Friday in June, throughout Selly and Bournbrook.
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Two students in soft focus, in front of the Guild building Kickboxing Society: Friday sessions
14th June 4pm - 6pm
Dance Studio, Guild of Students
Join UoB Kickboxing for their Friday session in the Dance Studio.
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A student at a laptop smiles Birmingham Black Business Show
15th June 9am - 6pm
NEC, Birmingham
This isn't just an event; it's a gateway to growth, opportunity, and a vibrant community of Black professionals and entrepreneurs.
Students in summer clothing playing wind instruments Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Orchestra
16th June 3pm - 4:30pm
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Celebrate our talented students with this concert, at the conclusion of a year of fantastic music-making at the University.
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Tree trunk with 'I Love Trees' silver band around the middle BIFoR Branching Out
17th June 1pm - 2pm
Room 201, Arts Building
Join us for a fun, engaging workshop to find out more about one of the world’s largest climate change experiments.
UoB Xtra
A student leans over a table with a laptop and music equipment Summer Festival of Music: miniBEAST
17th June 1pm - 2pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
miniBEAST is the perfect introduction to the weird and wonderful world of electroacoustic music!
UoB Xtra
A group of students playing string instruments, seen from above Summer Festival of Music: String Orchestra
17th June 6pm - 7pm
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sumptuous sounds of our talented String Orchestra – and all for free.
UoB Xtra
Two students studying together Unlock Your Potential: Design Your Life
18th June 10am - 2pm
Room G17, Nuffield
Are you someone with big dreams and goals? It's time to turn those aspirations into reality! Introducing our exclusive training session inspired by Stanford University's renowned Life Design Lab methodology.
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A group of students and an academic sit around a table in discussion Be Future Ready
18th June 10:45am - 3pm
Room G12, University House
Students in the College of Social Sciences, are you ready for the future? Develop the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to get a fulfilling job, and succeed in other areas of life.
UoB Xtra
Three students stand chatting on a staircase in the Teaching and Learning building Postgraduate Research Festival: Day 1
18th June noon - 5pm
Teaching and Learning Building
The University Graduate School invites you to its annual research festival - the biggest and most multidisciplinary celebration of postgraduate research here at Birmingham!
UoB Xtra
A student playing a brass instrument Summer Festival of Music: University Music Scholars
18th June 1pm - 2pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Enjoy this relaxed, showcase performance from a selection of talented scholarship holders from across the University.
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Two students sit at a table outside the Guild, with the mermaid statue in the background Community Breakfast
19th June 8am - 10am
Mermaid Bar, Guild of Students
Join your Guild of Students for a FREE breakfast to start your day! No need to book, just come along.
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A student leans over a laptop in concentration Is a Masters Right for Me?
19th June noon - 1pm
Online
Curious about postgraduate study? Join us for this online session to help you decide if it’s the right path for you.
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Three students stand chatting on a staircase in the Teaching and Learning building Postgraduate Research Festival: Day 2
19th June noon - 5pm
Teaching and Learning Building
Join the University Graduate School as the celebration of postgraduate research continues, with more workshops, panels and the UGS Awards.
UoB Xtra
Students sit at tables listening to a presentation Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme (ALMP) Information Session
19th June 12:30pm - 2pm
Online
Offers a unique opportunity for students to receive one-on-one mentorship from inspiring University of Birmingham alumni who are in high-profile/senior leadership positions.
UoB Xtra
A student talks to a staff member using a laptop Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
19th June 1pm - 3pm
Room UG08 Computer Cluster, Murray Learning Centre
Need some help and advice for applications, career planning , or work experience opportunities? Come along to one of our Careers Network drop ins, to chat with our friendly experts.
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A student holding a brass instrument Summer Festival of Music: Chamber Music & Soloists Concert
19th June 1pm - 2pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Make your lunchtime more exciting with this free, informal concert.
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Parsley leaves arranged on paper Barber Student Workshop: Eco-Photography with Sammie Masters-Hopkins
19th June 2pm - 4pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Dive into the fascinating world of eco-photography with artist Sammie Masters-Hopkins. Learn and experience one of three cameraless image-making techniques infused with botanical charm.
UoB Xtra
Picture of a tree with blue sky in the background BIFoR Public Lecture: Dimensions of Communities
19th June 4pm - 5:30pm
Main Lecture Theatre (G03), Alan Walters Building
Join BIFoR for a free, public lecture and panel discussion chaired by Professor Jerry Pritchard. Experts will be sharing their research and outreach activities on the topic of communities supporting, and supported by global forests.
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Summer Festival of Music: University Symphonic Brass
19th June 6pm - 6:45pm
Green Heart
Venture into the Green Heart for a gilded evening of brassy tunes!
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Summer Festival of Music: Summer Festival Voices
20th June 1pm - 2pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Spend a relaxing hour with friends at this lunchtime concert.
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A student looks intently at an unseen painting in the Barber gallery, standing close to the wall Barber Institute of Fine Arts Launch Party
20th June 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
You're invited to the launch party for the reopening of the Barber's galleries, including new their brand new exhibitions and displays this summer. Book your free ticket to join the celebrations!
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Didier Kisla sings into a microphone World Refugee Day
20th June 6:30pm - 8pm
The Exchange, Centenary Square
Learn more about the experience of refugees, honour the contributions that refugees have made to their communities and advocate for the rights and protection of refugees worldwide.
Groups of people sat on a lawn with picnics on a sunny evening Jazz in the Garden
20th June 7pm - 9pm
Winterbourne House & Gardens
Enjoy a vibrant evening of music played with the backdrop of a beautiful botanic garden, perfect for a summer evening
Image of the Gabbidon Band Live at the Lapworth: Gabbidon Band
20th June 7pm - 9:30pm
Lapworth Museum - Earth Sciences Building
Join us for an evening of reggae music with Gabbidon Band.
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A yellow heart shaped skull and cross bones on a red background, with text reading Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet
20th June 7pm - 9pm
Winterbourne House & Gardens
Illyria bring Shakespeare to life in the garden once again with a passionate, poetic and utterly gripping performance, suitable for all ages.
A graphic reading University of Birmingham and guild of Students, Junkbusters, Don't Dump It, Donate It, Brought to your by your Community Wardens, with the British Heat Foundation and Birmingham Hosp Junkbusters
21st June noon - 3pm
Various locations
Donate your unwanted items to Junkbusters! Your Community Wardens will have collection stations every Friday in June, throughout Selly and Bournbrook.
UoB Xtra
A violinist and two flautists play in front of microphones Summer Festival of Music: Folk Band
21st June 1pm - 2pm
The Dome, Bramall Music Building
Close out the Summer Festival of Music with an hour of enchanting and uplifting music.
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A statue of an abstract runner outside the Main Library on a sunny day Postgraduate Open Day
22nd June 10am - 4pm
On campus
Our on-campus Postgraduate Open Day is a great opportunity to hear first-hand from our staff and students about studying a Masters, a research degree or continuing your professional education.
Two students in lab coats look at a screen displaying a microscope image PGT Essentials: Research Skills and Tools for your Dissertation
26th June 2pm - 3:30pm
Online
Learn about research skills and tools you can use as you tackle your Postgraduate Taught dissertation.
University Graduate School
A graphic reading University of Birmingham and guild of Students, Junkbusters, Don't Dump It, Donate It, Brought to your by your Community Wardens, with the British Heat Foundation and Birmingham Hosp Junkbusters
28th June noon - 3pm
Various locations
Donate your unwanted items to Junkbusters! Your Community Wardens will have collection stations every Friday in June, throughout Selly and Bournbrook.
UoB Xtra
A graphic reading University of Birmingham and guild of Students, Junkbusters, Don't Dump It, Donate It, Brought to your by your Community Wardens, with the British Heat Foundation and Birmingham Hosp Junkbusters
30th June noon - 3pm
Various locations
Donate your unwanted items to Junkbusters! Your Community Wardens will be out and about with their collection stations - ideal if you're moving house this weekend!
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A model skeleton of an allosaurus at the Lapworth Museum of Geology Lapworth Museum Tour
1st July noon - 1pm
Lapworth Museum of Geology
Join Museum staff and volunteers for a guided tour of the Museum.
Two students walk past the lake at the Vale, deep in conversation The PGR Lunch Club
8th July noon - 1pm
PGR Community Hub - Lounge, Westmere House
Postgraduate Research (PGR) students - take a break from work and join your University Graduate School Scholars for a free monthly lunch!
University Graduate School
Two students sat chatting and working on laptops PGT Essentials: Dissertation Writing - Secondary Research
10th July 2pm - 3:30pm
Online
Find support and advice for writing your Postgraduate Taught dissertation based on secondary research.
University Graduate School
A person drawing a nude body in charcoal on paper clipped to a clipboard Life drawing with Queer Draw Brum
24th July 2pm - 4pm
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Whether you’re a seasoned artist or just starting out, all skill levels are welcome for a our relaxed and inclusive life-drawing sessions celebrating the body.
Barber Institute of Fine Arts
A student sits at a laptop in front of a bookcase PGT Essentials: Dissertation Writing - Primary Research
24th July 2pm - 3:30pm
Online
Get support and advice for writing your Postgraduate Taught dissertation based on primary research.
University Graduate School