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.

Also check out the latest alumni publications in the form of the 2013 editions of Alumni News and The Difference Magazine.

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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

Olympic Memories

Olympic Memories
Description
The University has many connections with the Olympic games due to its proud sporting tradition. The gallery below shares a few of the University's many Olympic memories including the recent visit from the Jamaican track and field team in their build up to the London 2012 games.
Date:
01/08/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

Mentoring scheme success

Mentoring scheme success
Description
A pioneering mentoring scheme has been set up in the School of Civil Engineering to help improve students' employability. The scheme, which targets a specific school, is the first of its kind for the University and has welcomed back members of the alumni community to share their advice and expertise with our current students.
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Rolling out the red carpet

Rolling out the red carpet
Description
The University has a longstanding association with the Royal Family. Fresh from celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, we look back on our long line of royal visitors.
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Students

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

A hub for 21st century medicine

A hub for 21st century medicine
Description
Alumni, donors, staff and students were joined by Sir Doug Ellis, former Aston Villa Chairman, at the opening of the new £2 million Medical School Foyer and Barnes Library.
Date:
07/04/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Broadcaster finds herself in new starring role

Broadcaster finds herself in new starring role
Description
Clinical anatomist, author and broadcaster Alice Roberts has been appointed as Professor of Public Engagement in Science at Birmingham and can be seen exploring the secrets of the Ice Age in a new BBC2 documentary.
Date:
05/04/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching
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