Study here at the School of Government and Society

To enable you to better develop your own ideas and opinions, we will put you at the centre of the learning process. From the outset you will be encouraged to become an independent and self-motivated learner. Many of your lecturers at Birmingham will be global experts in their fields and their excitement and passion will translate into your degree programme.

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Student news in the School of Government and Society

Posted 22 September 2016

PhD student wins prestigious MEXT scholarship

POLSIS PhD student Carol Buxton awarded a prestigious Japanese government scholarship to spend 18 months working with Professor Yuichi Hosoya at Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.

Posted 31 August 2016

IDD Doctoral researcher wins Teaching Academy award

The winners of the Teaching Academy awards for PGRs involved in teaching have been announced. These awards are for PGRs who have demonstrated excellence in their contribution to teaching or supporting student learning.

Posted 21 June 2016

EU Referendum Video: Catherine Needham

Catherine Needham, Reader in Public Policy and Public Management in the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham shares her opinions of the EU Referendum debate.

Posted 21 June 2016

EU Referendum Video: Professor John Fender

Professor John Fender, Professor of Macroeconomics in the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham shares his opinions of the EU Referendum debate.

Posted 20 June 2016

EU Referendum Video: Dr David White

Dr David White, Lecturer in Politics in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham shares his opinions of the EU Referendum debate.

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Recent enhancement activities

Posted 01 February 2016

POLSIS MA Study tour visit Brussels, January 2016

Every year all MA students based within POLSIS have the opportunity to take part in an study trip to Brussels. The group, led by Lorenzo Cladi, Nino Kemoklidze and Chiara Morbi, visited the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and the Council of the European Union.

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