Take a look at Old Joe's features which include our alumni, and academics.

After the floods

With climate change causing more extreme weather, flooding is an increasingly prevalent natural phenomenon that can devastate people’s lives. Researchers at Birmingham are investigating the best ways to manage future crises. 

Congratulations Class of 2014

Cheers, celebrations and the relief of finally being able to walk under Old Joe without jinxing exam results filled campus in July as around 5,000 students celebrated their graduation.

Transforming the power of medicine

Saving lives by accelerating medical research findings from laboratory benches to patients is the aim of a new institutute of Translational Medicine being created in Birmingham

Meet the new Chancellor

The University is delighted that Lord Karan Bilimoria, Crossbench Peer and founder of Cobra Beer, has been appointed as its seventh Chancellor.

Welcome to the reproduction revolution

Limbs, Lego, gears, guns and more – the world of 3D printing is as limitless as imagination. With 3D printers increasingly used in industry and homes alike, Old Joe looks at how Birmingham is leading the way in the field.

Spotlight: Brazil

The fifth-largest country in the world, Brazil is as famous for carnivals, beaches and coffee as for its megadiverse wildlife and incredible natural environments.