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University proposes £175m transformation of historic Edgbaston campus

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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

Australian jazz sensation returns to serenade heritage house

Australian jazz sensation returns to serenade heritage house
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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

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

Manchester United's Chief Exec and BBC Sport Boss Honoured by the University of Birmingham

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Manchester United's Chief Executive and the BBC Director of Sport are amongst those who will be receive honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies.
Date:
Tuesday 12th July 2011
Categories:
Corporate Services

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

Record 33,000 potential applicants and parents to come to the University undergraduate open days

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The University of Birmingham will be throwing open its doors to a record number of more than 33,000 prospective students and their parents this Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July, for its annual undergraduate open days.
Date:
Tuesday 28th June 2011
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Conference explores new business opportunities with Chinese sister city

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Business leaders, academics and government representatives are coming together for a one-day conference focusing on new business opportunities with Guangzhou, a sister city of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 24th June 2011
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

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
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