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What makes a good personal statement

What makes a good personal statement
Description
English Literature student, Emily Jenkinson, meets Admissions Tutors from the University of Birmingham to talk about what makes a good personal statement on a UCAS application.
Date:
21/07/2014

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo

BA English Language student to present at conference in Tokyo
Description
Frazer Heritage will be presenting a paper at the Japanese Association for Language Teachers (JALT).
Date:
17/07/2014

English advance reading lists

English advance reading lists
Description
Suggested summer reading for new English Literature and Creative Writing students.
Date:
16/07/2014

Representing alterity in society in crisis

Representing alterity in society in crisis
Description
Professor Michael Toolan has been invited to give a plenary lecture at a conference on Alterity at the University of Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday 28 July.
Date:
14/07/2014

Shakespeare research in the digital research

Shakespeare research in the digital research
Description
Dr Erin Sullivan on Carson and Kirwan's edited collection 'Shakespeare and the digital world' , which focuses on research.
Date:
10/07/2014

A pox upon him: Shakespeare accused of causing misery to people with skin conditions

A pox upon him: Shakespeare accused of causing misery to people with skin conditions
Description
Professor Michael Dobson was featured in articles in The Independent and the Mail Online UK concerning whether or not Shakespeare is responsible for the stigma attached to certain skin conditions.
Date:
08/07/2014

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards

Society for Educational Studies Research Awards
Description
Dr Caroline Tagg is Co-Investigator on a successful application for a Research Award entitled 'SMS text messaging use among low-literate multilingual adolescents and the implications for social exclusion'.
Date:
08/07/2014

Arts Council Grants for the Arts

Arts Council Grants for the Arts
Description
Dr Danielle Fuller is part of a successful grant application with the Arts Council on a project 'Reading Lives: Exploring - Connecting - Sharing' led by Tim Hodson.
Date:
07/07/2014

MA Film and Television: Research and Production

MA Film and Television: Research and Production
Description
A new student-produced video about the MA Film and Television: Research and Production degree programme.
Date:
07/07/2014

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia

Exploring EFL fluency in Asia
Description
Four Birmingham Distance MA tutors (Theron Muller, John Adamson, Phil Brown and Steven Herder) have just co-edited new book with Palgrave MacMillan.
Date:
07/07/2014
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