The University of Birmingham traces its roots back to 1828, and is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. Essentially being a research oriented university, it is a founding member of the Russell Group and Universitas 21, it was also in fact the first English redbrick university to receive its own charter. After having been deemed as the University of the Year in 2014, as per the Times Education Awards, Birmingham was ranked 15th in the United Kingdom and 82nd globally, as per the QS World University Rankings 2016-17. It was also ranked 118th in the world as per the 2017 edition of the U.S News & World Report. With the student body touching nearly 34,000 in number, the University of Birmingham is the fourth largest university in UK. The university aims to enhance its renowned research facilities and provide quality education through its six major departments which are – Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences. The alumni of the university are well-known for dedication and quality of work that the institute was rated 90th worldwide and 10th in UK as per the 2016 Global Employability Ranking. Tamsin Greig, Matthew Goode, Chris Tarrant and Tim Curry are some of its notable alumni who have made the university proud. Here is the full-list of celebrities who attended the University of Birmingham.
Tim CurryTim Curry

19 April 1946


Susanne KlattenSusanne Klatten

28 April 1962


Maurice Hugh Frederick WilkinsMaurice Wilkins

15 December 1916


John Stewart BellJohn Stewart Bell

28 June 1928

Northern Irish

Francis William AstonFrancis William Aston
(Chemist & Physicist)

01 September 1877


Mo IbrahimMo Ibrahim

03 May 1946


Kumar Bhattacharyya, Baron BhattacharyyaKumar Bhattacharyya, Baron Bhattacharyya
(Life peer)

06 June 1940


Sir John Robert VaneJohn R. Vane

29 March 1927


Christine McVieChristine McVie
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist)

12 July 1943


Chris TarrantChris Tarrant
(Television presenter, Radio personality)

10 October 1946


Simon Le BonSimon Le Bon
(Singer, Songwriter)

27 October 1958

Ben ShephardBen Shephard
(Journalist, Television presenter)

11 December 1974


Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
(Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction writer, University teacher)

24 March 1961


William Lane CraigWilliam Lane Craig
(Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher, Writer)

23 August 1949


Philip KerrPhilip Kerr
(Writer, Poet lawyer, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

22 February 1956


Chris AddisonChris Addison
(Actor, Comedian)

05 November 1971


Sarah KaneSarah Kane
(Playwright, Writer)

03 February 1971


Sister BlissSister Bliss
(Pianist, Disc jockey, Composer, Record producer)

30 December 1970


Desmond MorrisDesmond Morris
(Author, Zoologist, Artist)
Adam OsborneAdam Osborne
(Publisher, Computer scientist, Engineer, Entrepreneur)

06 March 1939


Rodolfo Neri VelaRodolfo Neri Vela
(engineer, scientist, astronaut)

19 February 1953


Edward BachEdward Bach
(Physician, Writer, Homeopath)

24 September 1886


Saima MohsinSaima Mohsin
(Journalist, TV Journalist)
Francis Brett YoungFrancis Brett Young
(Poet, Novelist, Physician)

Norman PaintingNorman Painting
Ibrahim MousawiIbrahim Mousawi
(Editor, Journalist)