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Rail safety in China is on the right track with new degree courses

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The critical activities of managing safety and risk across China's vast and complex railway network is being aided by a new programme launched at the University of Birmingham, UK. The course in Railway Risk and Safety Management has been jointly developed by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) University of Birmingham and the High Integrity Systems Engineering (HISE) Group, University of York, UK. The first intake of graduate diploma students will enrol at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China later this month.
Date:
01/10/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Teaching

Impressive performance for Birmingham in new Times league table

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As thousands of new students arrive to take the next step in their education, the University of Birmingham has climbed up the national rankings. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 has placed Birmingham 15th overall, up from 16th last year. The University of Birmingham is now ranked ninth within the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, ahead of Nottingham and Manchester.
Date:
23/09/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham and The Open University launch new modern languages course

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The University of Birmingham and The Open University are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership to develop an innovative modern languages programme for undergraduate students. The new BA Modern Languages (University of Birmingham with the Open University pathway) programme offers a flexible route to a degree in modern languages for those without the traditional entry requirements.
Date:
12/09/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Teaching

Milestone marked at new £42 million University library

Milestone marked at new £42 million University library
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Construction of the new £42 million library at the University of Birmingham is well underway with the piling phase now almost complete.
Date:
28/08/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Research, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
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The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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