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Hannah England takes silver at the World Championships

Hannah England takes silver at the World Championships
Description
University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumna Hannah England has won a silver medal in the women's 1,500 metres at the 13th IAAF World Championships in Daegu.
Date:
Thursday 1st September 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

University proposes £175m transformation of historic Edgbaston campus

Description
The University of Birmingham is announcing a five year investment in facilities that will transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus, reinterpreting founder Joseph Chamberlain's vision for the estate for the 21st century and extending the services available to the local community. The key developments include a new sports centre and a new library, to join the new Music building currently nearing completion.
Date:
Tuesday 9th August 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Sport

Double success for UBSport at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships

Double success for UBSport at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships
Description
Two University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni sprinted into the records books by retaining their national titles at the Aviva UK Trials and Championships at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium over the weekend of 29-31 July.
Date:
Monday 1st August 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport, Students

Birmingham in English "Ivy League"

Description
Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) data places Birmingham in the 12 elite institutions in England. The University is one of the best performing institutions which share more than half of students with the highest A-level grades.
Date:
Thursday 14th July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Wellington rewrites the record book yet again

Wellington rewrites the record book yet again
Description
University of Birmingham alumna Chrissie Wellington has rewritten (her own) record books once again, with a triumphant performance at the Challenge Roth Ironman in Germany on Sunday 10 July.
Date:
Monday 11th July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport

University strengthens bond with China in Guangzhou Centre launch

Description
The University of Birmingham is to open a collaborative centre later this summer in Guangzhou, China, with the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality.
Date:
Friday 1st July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Vice Chancellor

UK universities' partnership deepens links with Brazil

Description
Brazil's brightest and best researchers and postgraduate students are to be encouraged to bring their talent to the UK as part of a groundbreaking new initiative.
Date:
Thursday 23rd June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Invests in Global Talent

Description
The University of Birmingham has launched a global search to appoint up to 50 Birmingham Fellows to enhance the University's existing academic strengths and to contribute to a growing culture of collaboration.
Date:
Tuesday 14th June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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