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University of Birmingham delighted by Queen's Birthday Honours

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The University of Birmingham is delighted that two long-serving and highly successful members of staff have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours, announced today. Professor Michael Sterling, the previous Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham has received a Knighthood, and Gill Ball, the Director of Finance has received an OBE.
Date:
Tuesday 19th June 2012
Categories:
Corporate Services, Vice Chancellor

£75m boost for University of Birmingham campus development

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The European Investment Bank has formally agreed to provide £75 million to fund developments to teaching, research and campus facilities at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 4th May 2012
Categories:
Corporate Services, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham cements and creates new collaborations with Guangzhou

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Six months after the launch of the University's representative office in Guangzhou, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Birmingham is back in Guangzhou today to highlight the ongoing strategic partnership between the City and the University.
Date:
Monday 16th April 2012
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Vice Chancellor

Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham celebrate first anniversary of landmark collaboration

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Against a backdrop of the most challenging time in UK higher education for a generation, a landmark collaboration agreement between the University of Birmingham and University of Nottingham is celebrating a successful first year. This innovative partnership builds on the complementary strengths of the two universities and has already enabled the institutions to secure multi-million pound research income, explore new international markets, and develop new research collaborations.
Date:
Friday 16th March 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Scholarship students question University Chancellor

Scholarship students question University Chancellor
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Eight of the University of Birmingham's scholarship recipients met the University's Chancellor, Sir Dominic Cadbury, in a reception designed to introduce him to scholarship students funded by his generous support of the University's Access to Birmingham Scholarship Scheme.
Date:
Monday 20th February 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham unveils new Foundation Academy

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The University of Birmingham has today launched its new Birmingham Foundation Academy for high performing international students to enter the British university environment one year before the start of their undergraduate degree programme.
Date:
Wednesday 15th February 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham appoints Alice Roberts as first Professor of Public Engagement in Science

University of Birmingham appoints Alice Roberts as first Professor of Public Engagement in Science
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Clinical anatomist, author and broadcaster Alice Roberts has been appointed Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham. Alice, who regularly appears as a science presenter on TV programmes including Coast, Time Team and Horizon, as well as The Incredible Human Journey, Don't Die Young and Origins of Us, joins the University on 1st February, 2012.
Date:
Monday 23rd January 2012
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

University supporters set to change the world with achievement of £60 million fundraising target

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The University of Birmingham's Circles of influence fundraising campaign has reached and surpassed its £60m fundraising goal - the largest target ever achieved by a Midlands university.Launched in 2009, the University set an ambitious target to raise £60m to support the research into critical issues that affect us all, to open the University to talented students regardless of their financial circumstances, and to develop the University's beautiful campus to provide world-class facilities for our students, staff, and the people of Birmingham. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, this target has now been exceeded.
Date:
Friday 9th December 2011
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor
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