University magazine article recognises the International Development Department

Posted on Friday 18th March 2011

University magazine article reflects on the incredible stories and impact of some of IDD students and alumni.

The cover story of the March / April edition of the University of Birmingham’s Buzz magazine sets out inspirational stories from students and alumni of the International Development Department. The stories of Dhiaa N. Al-Asadi, a PhD student taking time out to serve as a Minister of State for the  Government of Iraq, and Concy Aciro, a former child soldier and elected as an MP in Uganda in 2006, illustrate the type of international student coming to Birmingham and the article sets out how their time studying with IDD impacted on their decisions and subsequent work.

Read the full story inside buzz