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UK universities embrace the free, open, online future of higher education

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Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country's top universities thanks to FutureLearn Ltd, an entirely new company being launched by The Open University (OU). The universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Anglia, Exeter, King's College London, Lancaster, Leeds, Southampton, St Andrews and Warwick have all signed up to join FutureLearn.
Date:
14/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

SIM Graduation and Presentation 2012

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November saw a number of senior academic faculty from University of Birmingham, and its Business School, fly out to Singapore to attend the graduation ceremonies of those students who studied Birmingham Business School's programmes at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).
Date:
28/11/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students

Students rate UK as the safest place to study

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Students worldwide believe the UK is the safest place to study, an international survey has found.
Date:
14/11/2012
Categories:
International, Students

Singapore Institute of Management

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Our partner in Singapore , Singapore Institute of Management has just passed the Singapore Council for Private Education's EduTrust Site Assessment.
Date:
26/04/2012
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Li Siguang (李四光) PhD Scholarship

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Six scholarships a year will be awarded, on a competitive basis, for three years of PhD study at the University of Birmingham to include tuition fees and living costs.
Date:
29/03/2012
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Birmingham in top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires

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The University of Birmingham has been rated among the top 10 UK universities for producing millionaires.
Date:
22/02/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Highlighted alumni MBA profile - Victorio Vardaro

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Victorio Vardaro graduated from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme at the University of Birmingham (UoB) Business School in 2004; he is currently employed as a Senior Planning Manager for the Inland Revenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We recently caught up with Victorio to find out the impact the MBA is having on his life and career.
Date:
31/01/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Now is a great time to be studying business

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A global recession, increased fees, and uncertainty in the jobs market, and yet "now is a great time to be studying business" - that's the message from Birmingham Business School Advisory Board Member Jane Lodge. The Birmingham alumnus, who was Deloitte's first female board member, has some timely advice for A level students making choices as she reflects on her own 35 year career and the way forward.
Date:
30/01/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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