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UBRacing enters global arena

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Birmingham's Formula Student racing team, UBRacing, based in the School of Mechanical Engineering, found an extra gear last year taking a new approach to development by visiting their counterparts at South China University of Technology and Hefei University of Technology.

UBR development update

UBR development update
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It's the start of a new year, and we are ever closer to the Formula Student Competition at Silverstone. Whilst many of us have been relaxing and enjoying ourselves, most of the UBR team were hard at work up until the last week before Christmas. Akhil Shah reports on UBRacing's current activities.

Reflection: My First Term at Birmingham

Reflection: My First Term at Birmingham
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"Freshers Week was both a nerve-wracking and exciting time for me. Having come to Birmingham from living in Spain, it truly did feel like I was building a new life in a new city with new friends." In this account, Emily reflects on her first year studying Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham.

Placements: What to Expect by Rachel Fisher

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This is the third instalment of a series of articles geared towards giving advice on all topics surrounding placements. If you're still unsure whether a placement in industry is for you despite reading the first article in the series, or if you've begun your search after reading the second article, this article hopes to enlighten you further.

My path to interview expertise

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Student Emily Doyle shares interview advice based on her experience of the recruitment process for a year in industry.

How to make a mark on your first year CV!

How to make a mark on your first year CV!
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2nd year Chemistry student Aisha Jabeen Syed details her experience of crafting an impressive first year CV.

ClimateSnack

ClimateSnack
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ClimateSnack is an international and inter-disciplinary community where young scientists (graduate students and post-docs) get together to improve their writing and communication skills. The group provides a platform to discuss and give feedback on ideas and articles written by the members.

Placements: how to get them

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This is the second instalment of a series of articles geared towards giving advice on all topics surrounding placements. Unsure if a placement in industry is for you? Read the first article in the series which discusses the benefits of seeking a placement in industry. If now you're convinced that a placement will be beneficial for you (it will!), read on to find out how to get one as a student at the University of Birmingham.
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