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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

Description
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

Description
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

University of Birmingham School senior leaders announced

Description
The new senior leadership team at the University of Birmingham School will be unveiled at the final Sixth Form open evening tonight (Friday).
Date:
16/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Unique forest experiment given the green light

Description
A major new decade-long experiment to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands took a step closer to reality this week as planning permission was granted by Stafford Borough Council to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Chamberlain first block reaches the top

Description
The newest student residence to be built at the University of Birmingham is well on track after the first of its smaller blocks reached the highest point. The new Chamberlain, due to open to students next September, is being built on the site of the former Chamberlain Hall which was demolished earlier this year after being closed in 2006.
Date:
01/12/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Students

Singapore business leaders donate £1 million for new library

Description
Professor Kok Khoo Phua and Doreen Liu, founders of Asia's largest international scientific publishing company, have donated e-books worth £1 million for the new University of Birmingham library.
Date:
06/11/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Research, Students, Teaching
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