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New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation

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A building dedicated to the teaching of business students at the University of Birmingham will bear the name of a noted economist after his widow gave a generous £2 million gift in his memory.
Date:
06/07/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site
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A very special visitor swooped into the University of Birmingham on Thursday to officially announce the institution's participation in this summer's citywide public art event, the Big Hoot.
Date:
19/06/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site
Description
A very special visitor swooped into the University of Birmingham on Thursday to officially announce the institution's participation in this summer's citywide public art event, the Big Hoot.
Date:
16/06/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

Top marks for library construction as it reaches its highest point

Top marks for library construction as it reaches its highest point
Description
Library staff at the University of Birmingham were on top of the world today as construction of the new University main library officially reached its uppermost point.
Date:
05/06/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Research, Students, Vice Chancellor

University accommodation rises to the top

University accommodation rises to the top
Description
The newest addition to Edgbaston's skyline was officially topped out at a ceremony on Tuesday (April 28).
Date:
28/04/2015

University School is 'top' of its class

University School is 'top' of its class
Description
The pioneering University of Birmingham School, which opens to its first pupils in September, was officially 'topped out' on Friday (17 April) as it reached the highest point in its construction.
Date:
20/04/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Social Sciences, Teaching

Birmingham's innovative new Biohub officially opens

Birmingham's innovative new Biohub officially opens
Description
The doors to The BioHub Birmingham officially opened on Tuesday 24th March to unveil the first purpose-built facility of its kind in the UK.
Date:
01/04/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham's newest sports centre reaches the top

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Construction of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre hit new heights this week as the building was officially 'topped out' on Wednesday (March 4).
Date:
04/03/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

Lapworth redevelopment gathers pace with latest grant announcement

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The redevelopment of the University of Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology has taken another leap forward with the news that the project has received a £100,000grant from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation.
Date:
27/02/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Life and Environmental Sciences

Sir Doug digs deep to support University's new community buildings

Description
Midlands entrepreneur and former Aston Villa FC Chairman Sir Doug Ellis has donated more than £1 million to help fund two key building developments at the University of Birmingham that will have a life-changing impact on the city.
Date:
30/01/2015
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