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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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

Exclusion of Muslim sportswomen highlighted

Exclusion of Muslim sportswomen highlighted
Description
The limited participation of Muslim sportswomen in international sport is highlighted in a new paper by Birmingham academics.
Date:
01/08/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Shakespeare Institute turns 60

Shakespeare Institute turns 60
Description
Last month, current and past students of the Shakespeare Institute came together in Stratford-upon-Avon to celebrate the 60th birthday of the Institute, looking back on a diamond collection of memories.
Date:
07/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Research

Find out how electricity and hydrogen are transforming the waterways

Find out how electricity and hydrogen are transforming the waterways
Description
The Department of Metallurgy and Materials invites you to a one-day workshop on the application of electricity and hydrogen to waterways transportation.
Date:
07/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Birmingham launches new Public Service Academy

Birmingham launches new Public Service Academy
Description
The University of Birmingham has long been known for its world-leading expertise in the reform of public services and has recently established the Public Service Academy which seeks to build on this expertise and provide a platform for strategic interaction with a range of national and international public service partners.
Date:
07/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences

Search for the hero inside yourself

Search for the hero inside yourself
Description
For the first time, members of the alumni community can be found across the London Underground and at train stations and airports up and down the country as part of the University's Heroes campaign celebrating excellence in many different fields
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts
Description
Five of the University's most inspirational experts are taking part in a competition which is offering you the chance to join in with their exciting work. For one day only, five lucky winners will go Behind the Scenes with an academic of their choice and experience firsthand some of the most exciting research taking place at the University.
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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