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 or join our online alumni community, your.bham now.

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Alumna becomes Writer in Residence at Museum of Carpet

Description
Local writer, humourist and musician Heather Wastie (BA Mathematics and Music, 1977) has taken up the role of Writer in Residence at Kidderminster's Museum of Carpet.
Date:
17/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

Watch a piece of musical history at the screening of alumnus' film

Watch a piece of musical history at the screening of alumnus' film
Description
Birmingham has a proud tradition of introducing a range of varied music into British culture and a documentary produced by a Birmingham graduate is set to showcase the city's musical heritage.
Date:
15/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

The next chapter

The next chapter
Description
Final year Political Science student Raphael Sheridan is following in the footsteps of alumnus Brian Whitaker (BA Latin, 1968) as the current editor of Redbrick, the University's student newspaper, a role Brian completed more than 40 years ago and one which catapulted him into a successful journalism career.
Date:
19/03/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Social Sciences, Students

A Goode Movie

A Goode Movie
Description
Alumnus and Actor Matthew Goode (BA Drama and Theatre Arts, 1999) stars in psychological thriller Stoker, which will be released in Cinemas later this week.
Date:
25/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

Barber Institute welcomes new director

Barber Institute welcomes new director
Description
Former Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Nicola Kalinsky, has joined the University's Barber Institute of Fine Art as Director.
Date:
22/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

Alumni-funded essay competition finds worthy winner

Description
Two College of Arts and Law students have been celebrating their victory in an essay competition, funded by the Alumni Impact Fund, at a reception on Monday 28th January.
Date:
14/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

Indian alumnus makes shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

Description
University of Birmingham alumnus UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted for the fifth Man Booker International Prize which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction.
Date:
31/01/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International

CAL PG Bursary Sept 2013

Description
The College of Arts and Law has launched a new alumni bursary scheme for all University of Birmingham graduates returning to undertake postgraduate study.
Date:
24/01/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Social Sciences
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