Settling in

There's plenty to do during Welcome Week, so make sure you check out our busy events programme, covering all campuses. And don't forget important stuff like checking out your Students' Union and getting to know your campus.

14 things to do during your first week at university

14 things to do during your first week at university

To help you get stuck in and explore what Birmingham and campus life has to offer, here's some suggestions of things you could do in your first week at University.

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Five steps to settling in to university

To help you prepare for your new life at uni we've got a five-step guide that will help you feel at home before you know it.

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Students' Union

Over 100 sports teams, societies and media groups for you to get involved in, as well as some of the biggest events of the year.

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Get to know your campus

From the library to the pub, check out the go to places on our campuses.

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A student’s guide to budgeting

Our cash saving tips to help you make your student loan stretch that little bit longer.

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15 things you don't realise until you start uni

Leaving the nest can be daunting, but not when you're armed with everyone's experience. 

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How to make friends at university

One of the biggest fears for most students when they first go to university is that they won’t make any friends. Keeps smiling, putting yourself out there and following our student tips.

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Cooking for yourself

Tired of trawling the internet for recipe videos that you can actually make? Worried that on a student budget you may not be able to afford '5 great ways to cook steak'? Well look no further.

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The Ask team is here to help and you can access them via phone, online or on campus.

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