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The making of Planet Earth II comes to the University of Birmingham

The making of Planet Earth II comes to the University of Birmingham
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The BBC's hugely popular wildlife series Planet Earth II is coming to the University of Birmingham, as part of the 2017 Royal Television Society Baird Lecture: The Making of a Natural History 'Blockbuster'.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services

New heights for University accommodation

New heights for University accommodation
Description
The newest addition to Selly Oak's residential development was officially 'topped out' at a ceremony last week (Wednesday 15 February). The Bournbrook development is part of the University's ongoing commitment to invest in high-quality accommodation in a vibrant community.
Date:
24/02/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

"Modern library investment critical to futureproofing research and education in digital era of 'alternative truths'", says Dame Lynne Brindley at the University of Birmingham

Description
Speaking on the future role of libraries at the opening of the University of Birmingham's brand new, 'transformational' Library on Monday (13 February) Dame Lynne Brindley, Master at Pembroke College, Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the British Library said: "Librarians should work as partners with academics to provide students with frameworks for information literacy, digital fluency and critical judgement skills around the superabundance of unauthenticated data and information swirling around the ether.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

Completion of sale for Manor House

Description
The University of Birmingham today (Friday 20 January) confirms the sale of Manor House to Crest Nicholson, an important step forward in the history of the estate and the surrounding Selly Oak area.
Date:
20/01/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

Description
Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, International
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