School of Computer Science

Student Support Services

Accommodation (Student)

This office provides a comprehensive service for students, including allocation and management of the University's self-catering accommodation. In addition, information on current vacancies in the halls of residence is available. Lists of available properties in the private sector are produced on a daily basis and displayed on notice boards within the Housing Services office in University Centre, where there are also members of staff available to answer queries and discuss any problems concerning tenancy agreements, etc. Please visit their website for further information.

Advice and Representation Centre

Guild Advice is run by the Guild of Students and offers information and support on a wide range of legal, educational, and welfare topics.

Counselling and Guidance Service

The above provides short term counselling for all registered students in order to help you engage more effectively in your academic and social environment and to be sufficiently free from psychological distress to achieve your potential. They also offer workshops and groups to help you manage your well-being in a supportive group environment. The service also has an Educational Resource Centre. They are based in 3 Elms Road off Pritchatts Road. Please visit their webpage for further information.

International Students Advisory Service

For further information, contact the International Students Advisory Service: International Relations Office, First Floor, C Block, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, Fax: 0121 414 3850, Tel: 0121 414 2894. Email:

For further information on the regulation of immigration advice and services, please see:

Student Hub

The Student Hub is located in the Aston Webb building (R7 on the campus map) and is home to a wide range of student support facilities that have previously been located across the campus. If you need any help regarding Careers, Registry and Student Services you can visit the Student Hub. For more information and for opening times please see the Student Hub website.

University Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy is based in St Francis Hall, next to the Guild of Students. A team of four full time and many part-time Chaplains represent all the major world faiths on the campus, and are available to students for advice and counselling. Please visit their webpage for further information.

Medical Services

The University has its own Medical Practice and University Dental & Implant Centre.

Where else to find information?

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Academic Codes of Practice
Data Protection
Conditions of Use of Computers
English for International Students
English for International Students - One to one consultations
Exam Paper Database
Student Funding Office
Guild of Students
Library Services
IT Services
Centre for Modern Languages
Schools and Departments
Sports Centre
STAR Programme
Student Loans Company
UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service)
University's General Student Informations
University Legislation
Year out info