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US internship programme boosts graduate job prospects

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A transatlantic student internship programme run collaboratively by the University of Birmingham and the British American Business Council (BABC) is playing a key role in enhancing graduate employability.
Date:
Tuesday 4th September 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Students

Delhi and Birmingham students unite to stand against poverty

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Students from the University of Birmingham in the UK will meet with poverty researchers, activists, government officials and fellow students at the University of Delhi next week as part of the first Academics Stand Against Poverty Students overseas delegation.
Date:
Thursday 12th July 2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students

Honorary graduands for July 2012

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A former Conservative Home Office Minister and the Director of the BBC National Orchestra are amongst those who will be given honorary degrees at the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies in July 2012. Ann Widdecombe and David Murray join 15 honorary graduands and more than 5000 students who will collect their degrees at 18 ceremonies in the University's iconic Great Hall (4th – 12th July).
Date:
Thursday 28th June 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Go 'Behind the Scenes' with the University of Birmingham's inspirational experts

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A competition has been announced by the University of Birmingham today to give people the chance to go 'behind the scenes' with some of its most inspirational academic experts.
Date:
Tuesday 24th April 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012

England takes gold as preparations continue for London 2012
Description
Over the weekend of February 11-12, University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni headed to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield to compete at the UK Indoor Trials and Championship.
Date:
Thursday 16th February 2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships

UBSport stars shine at the European Cross Country Championships
Description
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

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place

Chrissie takes Ironman Championship title again, while Rachel rejoices at fourth place
Description
Alumna Chrissie Wellington won the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championship title on Saturday, October 8, deservedly earning the crown for the fourth time in five years.
Date:
Monday 17th October 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport

Taking athletics to the next level

Taking athletics to the next level
Description
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
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