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Consultation opens for new University of Birmingham School and Sixth Form

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Following approval from the Department for Education (DfE) for the new University of Birmingham School and Sixth Form to open in 2015, the University is launching a public consultation on a range of areas including the proposed admissions policy, curriculum and new building plans.
Date:
10/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Transformational campus development to get underway

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The University of Birmingham's plans for a £175million campusdevelopment project including brand new library and sports centre have beenapproved by Birmingham City Council. This marks thefinal step in the planning stages for a five-year investment in facilities thatwill transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus and extend the servicesavailable to the local community.
Date:
20/05/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham strengthens its top 20 league table position

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked 11th place in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013 and 17th out of 124 UK universities in The Complete University Guide for 2014 published today, 29th April 2013.
Date:
30/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

School children build bridges with University of Birmingham engineers

School children build bridges with University of Birmingham engineers
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The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham is pioneering a new initiative to take bridge construction out to local schools and sixth forms to engage young people in the discipline. Visiting 10 and 11 year-olds at a local primary school today (Monday 29 April), this is the first session of an exciting new idea to encourage school children to get hands on with engineering.
Date:
29/04/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Teaching
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