Brum Bulletin: fun jobs and sports on campus

The Brum Bulletin - your student news

In this issue...

  • The International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games start on campus this week
  • Find out about results in the final year
  • Fancy winning £500?
  • Our grads reflect on their time at UoB
  • Opportunities and jobs on campus


IBSA World Games kick off this Friday

Check out everything you need to know about the International Blind Sport Federation (IBSA) World Games and what’s happening on campus. Read on

Information on final year resits

Find out about the process of taking a resit during the supplementary period and the assessment support available to help you prepare. More info.

Big summer £100k giveaway!

Start the term with a bang. Santander Universities is giving away 200 grants worth £500 each to new and returning students. Fancy trying your luck? Enter the giveaway.

Our graduates

Some of our student content shapers recently graduated and blogged their day. Read their reflections and thoughts on their university experience.

Gracie, BA Politics and International Relations

"I was the first person in my family to attend University and now I'm a UoB graduate!". Read Gracie's story.

Izzy, BA Music

"Graduation was the most special, unforgettable day I could've asked for". Read Izzy's story.

Wondering where to do your next food shop?

Our Student Content Shapers have been busy creating new content for you. Whether you're searching for affordable options, or just want to try something different, students Srushti and Ishita have got you covered. Watch their vlog.

PG Corner

Welcome to our Postgraduate section. Here you can find the latest updates specifically for taught (PGT) and research (PGR) postgraduates!

Whether you're finishing your postgraduate studies at the end of the summer, or looking ahead to returning for the next academic year, the University Graduate School has plenty of support and resources available to support you.

PGR Summer Support

The summer can be a challenging with conferences, deadlines and preparation for the new academic year taking all of your time. We hope you’re taking a break to recharge, but if you need further support, please get in touch with the wellbeing services.

To help you tackle your to-do list, PGR Shut Up and Work sessions are still running every Tuesday afternoon in August. Join the Teams site and our community of productive PGRs!

PGT Summer Support

The University Graduate School’s PGT Hub is a one-stop-shop for any information or services you might need. Explore our pages for support on accessing Careers Network for your next steps, wellbeing support, Library Services, graduation and more!

If you're an international PGT continuing to further study, the International Students Team is holding dedicated sessions on Graduate Route Visas. Find out more

Our diary picks

Pause summer events
Throughout August
North Gate, The Lodge

Need some time out to relax? Pause are offering free events throughout the month including arts and crafts sessions in their wellbeing garden as well as walks to Winterbourne garden to seek some calm. No need to book, just show up! Find out more.

The Migrant Festival
Thursday 17 August - Sunday 3 September
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham City Centre

This year’s free festival features projects by three Birmingham photographers – Vanley Burke, Ayesha Jones and Maryam Wahid – who are collaborating with inner-city communities to share their stories of migration. The festival also includes artists’ talks, music events by Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham and a family workshop. More info.

Birmingham Honey Show
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 September, 10:30 to 17:00
Winterbourne Gardens

See the bees in glass observation hives, attend live bee demonstrations (weather permitting) and meet local beekeepers. Stalls for all the family, activities, plant sales and more. No booking required, just 'bee' ready.

Visit our What's On page for the latest student events.

Enjoy the sun in Brum

Get your bucket and spade at the ready! Birmingham Beach offers a proper sandy beach, a funfair full of theme park rides, deckchairs and more. Tell me more.

And finally...

Student testers needed

Fancy feeding back on some future IT systems available to students on campus? You'll bag yourself a £10 Amazon voucher for doing so. But be quick as places are limited! Find out more.

Jobs on campus:

  • UB Sport & Fitness Student Ambassadors

The University of Birmingham Sport are looking for enthusiastic students with a passion and knowledge for sport to promote the services available and become an ambassador for living a healthy, active lifestyle at University. Explore the vacancies.

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