Alumni news and events

From new research discoveries to the fascinating lives of our former students, there's always something interesting going on at Birmingham.

You can read the latest stories from the Alumni Office below, search our entire news archive or join our online alumni community, your.bham now. And if you want to update us on what you've been up to or catch up with old friends, check out our Class notes.

Old-Joe-Spring-2015-thumb-150x106You can also view the latest edition of Old Joe, the official magazine for Birmingham's alumni and friends.

The latest issue was produced in a new digital format, putting the University at the forefront of alumni communications, with a greater variety of content and interaction with readers with exclusive videos, photo galleries and competitions. Previous editions are also available to read, as well as our archive of other publications.

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What does sport mean to you?

Description
For Dean, former student and 2012 Paralympian, sport is about being the very best in the world. He is one of the reasons we are building a new sports centre with facilities to meet all of his needs. From our students to you, our alumni, to members of the local community and talented athletes, this new state-of-the-art facility will offer something for everyone.
Date:
27/09/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Providing a Ticket to Ride

Providing a Ticket to Ride
Description
The gap year experiences of one alumnus kick-started his career as Director and Co-founder of a totally unique surf-travel company which is striving to offer aspiring surfers the ticket to inspiring locations.
Date:
25/09/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Sport

London 2012 Alumni Superstars

London 2012 Alumni Superstars
Description
'Winning a gold medal in front of a home crowd was indescribable and an experience I will never forget,' explains Birmingham graduate and former Pussycats captain, Pamela Relph (BSc Physics, 2011) who raced to Paralympic success earlier this month.
Date:
21/09/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Paralympic gold for alumna Pamela

Paralympic gold for alumna Pamela
Description
Birmingham Physics graduate Pamela Relph stormed to Paralympic gold as part of Team GB's Mixed Coxed Four on Sunday. Her victory with teammates, Naomi Riches, David Smith and James Roe was the only Paralympic rowing medal won by team GB.
Date:
03/09/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Expert panel debates Olympic legacy

Expert panel debates Olympic legacy
Description
"Will London 2012 'inspire a generation' and be the first Olympics to deliver a participatory legacy?" was the theme of an open debate at the Bramall Music Building.
Date:
07/08/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Sport, Students, Vice Chancellor

Preparing for the greatest show on earth

Preparing for the greatest show on earth
Description
One alumnus gives an insight into Olympic fever from a different perspective.
Date:
07/08/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

Birmingham at London 2012 - ones to watch

Birmingham at London 2012 - ones to watch
Description
Flying the flag for Great Britain at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be 10 alumni and one current student.
Date:
07/08/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students
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