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Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham celebrate first anniversary of landmark collaboration

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Against a backdrop of the most challenging time in UK higher education for a generation, a landmark collaboration agreement between the University of Birmingham and University of Nottingham is celebrating a successful first year. This innovative partnership builds on the complementary strengths of the two universities and has already enabled the institutions to secure multi-million pound research income, explore new international markets, and develop new research collaborations.
Date:
Friday 16th March 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham unveils new Foundation Academy

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The University of Birmingham has today launched its new Birmingham Foundation Academy for high performing international students to enter the British university environment one year before the start of their undergraduate degree programme.
Date:
Wednesday 15th February 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Computational research aims to alleviate embarrassing bladder problems

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay are working together to develop new ways of treating bladder overactivity, a problem which affects millions of people worldwide.
Date:
Wednesday 18th January 2012
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships
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University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) athletes travelled to Velenje, Slovenia for the SPAR European Cross Country Championships on December, 11, and helped the Aviva Great Britain & Northern Ireland (GB&NI) top the medal table for the fourth consecutive year.
Date:
Wednesday 14th December 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

University welcomes U.S. Congressmen to Campus

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Two former members of Congress are visiting Birmingham next week to provide a rare insight into the US political system, as well as share their personal experiences with students.The University of Birmingham will host Republican George Nethercutt and Democrat David Skaggs as part of the Congress to Campus programme. During the visit, the Congressmen will discuss the current state of politics in the United States, how the system of representative democracy works and help students understand a "behind-the-scenes" view of the American political system.
Date:
Friday 14th October 2011
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Social Sciences, Students

University of Birmingham kickstarts Olympic Legacy with Gold Challenge

University of Birmingham kickstarts Olympic Legacy with Gold Challenge
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With less than a year to go until the Olympic and Paralympic Games, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) and Gold Challenge have teamed up to get students involved and joining in the excitement of London 2012.
Date:
Tuesday 13th September 2011
Categories:
International, Sport, Students

Taking athletics to the next level

Taking athletics to the next level
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Following her recent success at the the World Championships, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) caught up with Hannah England to see what life was like in Daegu and what the future holds.
Date:
Friday 9th September 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Sport, Students

UK students make passage to India for study programme

UK students make passage to India for study programme
Description
British students are taking part in a UK-India study programme this summer to gain firsthand experience of Indian culture, arts, commerce, politics and language.
Date:
Friday 19th August 2011
Categories:
International, Students
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