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Monday 20th February 2012

Scholarship students question University Chancellor

Scholarship students question University Chancellor
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Eight of the University of Birmingham's scholarship recipients met the University's Chancellor, Sir Dominic Cadbury, in a reception designed to introduce him to scholarship students funded by his generous support of the University's Access to Birmingham Scholarship Scheme.
Date:
Monday 20th February 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor
Wednesday 15th February 2012

University of Birmingham unveils new Foundation Academy

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The University of Birmingham has today launched its new Birmingham Foundation Academy for high performing international students to enter the British university environment one year before the start of their undergraduate degree programme.
Date:
Wednesday 15th February 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Monday 23rd January 2012

University of Birmingham appoints Alice Roberts as first Professor of Public Engagement in Science

University of Birmingham appoints Alice Roberts as first Professor of Public Engagement in Science
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Clinical anatomist, author and broadcaster Alice Roberts has been appointed Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. Alice, who regularly appears as a science presenter on TV programmes including Coast, Time Team and Horizon, as well as The Incredible Human Journey, Don't Die Young and Origins of Us, joins the University on 1st February, 2012.
Date:
Monday 23rd January 2012
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Friday 9th December 2011

University supporters set to change the world with achievement of £60 million fundraising target

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The University of Birmingham's Circles of influence fundraising campaign has reached and surpassed its £60m fundraising goal - the largest target ever achieved by a Midlands university.Launched in 2009, the University set an ambitious target to raise £60m to support the research into critical issues that affect us all, to open the University to talented students regardless of their financial circumstances, and to develop the University's beautiful campus to provide world-class facilities for our students, staff, and the people of Birmingham. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, this target has now been exceeded.
Date:
Friday 9th December 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor
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