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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

Acclaimed playwright appointed as new course co-ordinator

Description
Fraser Grace, acclaimed playwright, is to return to the University of Birmingham as co-ordinator of its postgraduate Playwriting Studies course, of which he is an alumnus. An award-winning writer, Grace currently directs the Writing Drama course at Anglia Ruskin University and is an associate writer with Menagerie Theatre.
Date:
Friday 9th September 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Research, Students, Teaching

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

Celebrating Graduation Success

Description
Graduation is a special time for the University. Nearly 6000 students collected their degrees supported by family, friends and well wishers this summer.
Date:
Thursday 21st July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

Australian jazz sensation returns to serenade heritage house

Australian jazz sensation returns to serenade heritage house
Description
A musical maestro is set to take centre stage once again at the University of Birmingham's unique heritage attraction for an evening of alfresco jazz music.
Date:
Wednesday 20th July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students

Manchester United Chief and BBC Director of Sport awarded Honorary degrees

Manchester United Chief and BBC Director of Sport awarded Honorary degrees
Description
Manchester United's Chief Executive and the BBC Director of Sport are amongst our illustrious sporting alumni who have received honorary doctorates from the University of Birmingham, in the summer graduation ceremonies.
Date:
Friday 15th July 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Sport
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