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About UoB

About UoB is the University's official app, available for iOS (iPod, iPad and iPhone) and Android devices.

It is available for free for everyone, with a number of different profiles to enrich your experience, whether you are visiting, applying or already studying.

Install the app

To install the app, search your device App Store for About UoB.

When launching the app for the first time, please ensure you're connected to WiFi, as it downloads campus maps and other information.

If you don't have an iOS or Android device, a mobile friendly web version of About UoB is available at

About the profiles

Note: If you want to switch between profiles, please ensure you're connected to WiFi.

Student profile

  • Exam timetables.
  • Real time campus PC availability - find the nearest free PC.
  • Search for staff and student contact details.
  • IT Services: printing balance, service status, set new password, and access the University app store.
  • View your library record and search the library catalogue, journals and databases.
  • Interactive maps of the University and the city.
  • News, events and alerts.
  • Pay tuition fees and top up your printing account.
  • Access learning and teaching systems.
  • Travel information.
  • UBU (Students' Union): Listen live to student radio, view cinema listings, view YouTube and Instagram content, find sports clubs and societies.
  • Search and reserve a place on workshops.
  • University Pocket Guide.
  • Careers information.
  • Study time tracker.

Prospectus profile

  • Digital prospectus.
  • Searchable online course database.
  • Register your interest for a course.
  • Open Day information.
  • Videos - University YouTube channel.
  • Interactive campus maps.
  • Alerts and news for UoB applicants.

Open Day profile

  • University and Open Day programme information.
  • Interactive campus maps.
  • Live Instagram image feed taken by visitors.
  • Alerts and news for visitors.