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University and Trust sign up to historic health partnership

University and Trust sign up to historic health partnership
Description
The University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust have today announced a groundbreaking joint working agreement to be known as Birmingham Health Partners (BHP).
Date:
Thursday 1st December 2011
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham wins Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education

Description
The University of Birmingham's world-leading Centre for Formulation Engineering has gained further recognition after being selected for a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. The Prizes form part of the national honours system and are the most prestigious honour that can be awarded to UK universities or colleges. The Prizes are given to institutions that make an outstanding contribution to the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social life of the nation.
Date:
Friday 25th November 2011
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Honorary doctorate awarded to China's SARS hero

Honorary doctorate awarded to China's SARS hero
Description
Professor Zhong Nanshan, a leading figure in the combat of the 2003 SARS epidemic in China, has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Birmingham at a special graduation ceremony in Guangzhou.
Date:
Wednesday 14th September 2011
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Vice Chancellor

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

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

Professor Richard Williams OBE appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Head of College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Description
Professor Richard Williams OBE has been appointed to the role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Head of College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University.
Date:
Thursday 9th June 2011
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham announces major new investment in the student experience, student financial support and 2012 tuition fees

University of Birmingham announces major new investment in the student experience, student financial support and 2012 tuition fees
Description
Today (Friday 25th March 2011), the University of Birmingham announced major new investments in activities to enhance the student experience, extend programmes that widen participation in Higher Education as well as providing generous financial support for students from lower income backgrounds.
Date:
Friday 25th March 2011
Categories:
Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

Top universities unite for success

Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham have today announced a new framework for collaboration.The partnership will see the comprehensive large research-led universities working together for mutual success in a range of different areas, including research initiatives, student experience, business engagement and internationalisation.
Date:
Thursday 3rd February 2011
Categories:
Corporate Services, International, Research, Vice Chancellor
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