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2014: a review of the year

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2014 has been an exceptional year for the University of Birmingham, from discovering previously unknown archaeological monuments at the Stonhenge site to installing Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea CBE as our new chancellor it has been an exciting year.
Date:
17/12/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate

Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate
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Current Indonesian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency (H. E.) Dr Desra Percaya has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK. Dr Percaya was named Doctor of the University (DUniv) on Thursday 11 December in the University's historic Great Hall, in the presence of hundreds of graduands and their families.
Date:
12/12/2014
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences

More pupils would study maths if told of increased earning potential

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More school pupils would choose to study maths at A-level if they were given better information about potential earnings, new research shows.
Date:
12/12/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Education Secretary outlines vision for young people during Priestley Lecture

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The Secretary of State for Education, the Right Honourable Nicky Morgan MP, outlined her vision for education in Britain yesterday (27 Nov) when she gave the annual Priestley Lecture at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
28/11/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Career and Education Website of the Year 2014

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The University of Birmingham wins the Best Website award in the Career & Education category of the Website of the Year 2014 awards.
Date:
20/11/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor
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