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Birmingham in English "Ivy League"

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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
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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

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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

Make dad's day by being a part of history at university Community Day

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The University of Birmingham is inviting visitors of their annual Community Day to make their mark in history by contributing to a time capsule that is set to be buried at the entrance of the new £16m state-of-the-art Bramall Music Building development, in a project to be unearthed in fifty years time.
Date:
Tuesday 14th June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students

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

Women suffering from 'worst violence in history of modern Iraq'

Description
Women have been left defenceless and at the mercy of militia groups in the aftermath of the Iraq war in 2003 according to research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 7th June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Research, Students

UBSport trio taking on World's longest triathlon

UBSport trio taking on World's longest triathlon
Description
Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) swimming club alumni are tackling the World's longest triathlon to raise money for two worthwhile charities, starting on Thursday, June 9.
Date:
Tuesday 7th June 2011
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport, Students
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