The UK’s second city boasts four universities, giving Birmingham one of the largest student populations – with 40% of its residents being under 25!

Birmingham freshers is your introduction to the city’s eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and nightlife venues, with Freshers 2019 guiding you all the way.

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Birmingham is a melting pot of personalities, identities and cultures, and Freshers 2019 is your chance to get involved and experience it for yourself. Kick-start your university life with the most talked about Birmingham freshers events, including:

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Birmingham freshers is guaranteed to be packed with huge acts and events – it’s not to be missed! Each university starts at a different time, so make sure you’re confident in your freshers week dates:

  • Aston University: 16th September-22nd September
  • Birmingham City University: 16th September-22nd September
  • University of Birmingham: 23rd September-29th September
  • Newman University: TBC

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Wristband collection details will be announced here by 2nd September. You will also be emailed information about wristband collection closer to Freshers.

Freshers fairs offer new students the chance to join societies, sports teams and other communities. It’s a perfect opportunity to pick up posters, make friends and learn about local events. Embrace the new experiences and make a note in your diary for the following Birmingham university fresher fairs:

  • Aston University: TBC
  • Birmingham City University: TBC
  • University of Birmingham: TBC
  • Newman University: TBC


Don’t miss out on the offers for students over the course of freshers week. Birmingham’s local bars, eateries and shops will be keen to win you over, so be sure not to miss out. At Your Freshers Guide, we always have the latest discounts and student offers for freshers in Birmingham, so check in regularly!

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Our blog section is full of tips for Birmingham freshers – keeping you up to date on the latest freshers events and the discounts you can get with your wristbands. Find everything you need to know about freshers week in Birmingham here.