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£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham Social Work programme represented at Social Worker of the Year Awards

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A graduate and a student of the University of Birmingham's MA in Social Work, part of the University's prestigious Social Work Programme, have each won prizes at the 2016 Social Worker of the Year Awards.
Date:
30/11/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Setting up a university free school: University of Birmingham to host conference exploring experiences and sharing best practice

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The University of Birmingham will share its experiences in setting up the UK's first university state secondary school during a special one-day event later this week.
Date:
24/11/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Chemistry Nobel Prize-winner to celebrate 'global science community' in guest lecture for University of Birmingham

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Professor Sir J Fraser Stoddart, University of Birmingham alumnus and winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, is expected to call for scientists around the world to rally in support of global collaboration, during a guest lecture at the University tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016).
Date:
31/10/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Research

University of Birmingham marks birthday of influential Chinese alumnus

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Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Date:
26/10/2016
Categories:
Alumni, International, Life and Environmental Sciences
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