General Enquiries

The Guild reception opening times are as follows:

Term Time

  • Monday 08:00 – 21:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 – 22:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 – 21:00
  • Thursday: 08:00 – 22:00
  • Friday: 08:00 – 21:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 20:00
  • Sunday 10:00 – 20:00


  • Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 17:00

The Guild is closed on bank holidays and University closed days (23rd December 2016 – 3rd January 2017 and 14th – 19th April 2017).

The opening times listed are for our reception desk. The opening times for other Guild services will vary.

If you have any questions or need to contact us, you can call us on 0121 251 2300 or email us at

Website Enquiries

For queries regarding our website such as:

  • Technical Issues/ logging in
  • Purchasing Tickets

Please email

Advertise with us

If you would like to work with us to promote your brand to 34,000+ Birmingham students, please contact Media Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator Scott Williams on or 0121 2512524. Click here to view our term time advertising opportunities and rate card.

Media Enquiries

Are you a journalist with an interest in the activities of students at the University of Birmingham?

Whether you are looking for a student case study, a response from our Officer Team on a topical issue affecting students, student rights, welfare, volunteering activities, student finances or anything of relevance to students - get in touch.

Contact the Communications & Marketing team on 0121 251 2522 for any urgent queries.

Alternatively, e-mail your query to: Yasmine Ahmed-Lea, Communications & Marketing Manager

Room Booking Enquiries

The Guild of Students offers a range of versatile meeting rooms available to hire to organisations looking to hold meetings or events. We can offer large conference style events for up to 200 delegates, and we also have a number of smaller rooms; ideal for meetings, interviews or training courses. There are also a variety of catering options available, providing hot or cold food, tea, coffee etc.

Please contact us to discuss your requirements and for more information - email or call 0121 251 2300

Find Us

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Find us! University of Birmingham Guild of Students Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2TU. Map of the area

By Car
The Guild of Students is two and a half miles from the city centre. There are numerous options for parking, including the South car park next to the Guild, at a cost.

Approaching from the north west or south east along the M6


  • Leave at Junction 6 (signposted Birmingham Central) to join the A38(M)
  • At the end of the motorway, keep to the right, go over a flyover, then through some underpasses to join the A38 Bristol Road
  • Turn right onto Edgbaston Park Road, the Guild of Students is on your left two and a half miles from the city centre

Approaching from the M42 north

  • Leave at Junction 8 to join the M6 northbound and follow the instructions above

Approaching from the south west

  • Leave the M5 at Junction 4 signposted Birmingham SW) to join the A38
  • The Guild of Students is approximately eight miles from the motorway

Approaching from the M40

  • It is easier to turn south on the M42 and leave at Junction 1, heading north on the A38 Bristol Road
  • The Guild of Students is approximately eight miles from the motorway

By Rail

  • Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at New Street Station. Up to six trains an hour depart for the University on the cross-city line (ten minutes to University station, final destination Longbridge or Redditch). The Guild of Students is a five-minute walk from University Station.

By Bus

  • Numbers 61, X62 and 63 travel to the Guild of Students. Each service runs frequently from the city centre.

By Foot

  • The Guild of Students is in easy walking distance from the Vale and Selly Oak. There are a number of routes, the most popular to and from Selly Oak is via the walkway adjacent to the all weather sports pitches.

By Bike

  • The Guild of Students is easily accessible by bicycle, cycle racks can be found in numerous locations across the University campus. For students living in Selly Oak the South Gate entrance as a cycle path leading to the back of the Guild of Students.


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Meet your officer team

Every year, you elect fellow students to your Officer Team, who represent you and lead your union. Each Officer has their own roles and remit which you can view below. You have a chance to make sure your elected Officers are doing what they said they will, by attending Officer Question Time held each term.

 Ellie Keiller - Guild President 2016-17
Natalie Cox - Activities & Development Officer 2016-17
Chris Wilkinson - Education Officer 2016-17
Izzie Nicholds - Housing & Community Officer 2016-17
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Officer 2016-17
Brandon Hattiloney - Representation & Resources Officer 2016-17
Georgie Freeman - Sports Officer 2016-17
Ross Strong - Welfare Officer 2016-17

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