College of Social Sciences (CoSS)

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

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Birmingham Business School

Posted 11 February 2016

MBA profile: Rishi Sher Singh

Rishi Sher Singh completed his MBA International Business in 2014 and is now working as a Business Advisor for Strategy & Sustainability in India.

Posted 11 February 2016

MBA profile: Saket Gautam

Saket Gautam completed his MBA International Business in 2014 and has now set up his own business, I Windows Ltd, in London.

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School of Education

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School of Government and Society

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School of Social Policy

Posted 10 February 2016

The collapse of Kids Company - a settling of accounts

Kids Company, the high profile charity founded in 1996 by Camila Batmanghelidjh to work with severely disadvantaged young people, became insolvent and closed its doors in August 2015. This came after an apparent stand-off with the UK government over funding, close media attention and finally the announcement of a police investigation over allegations of physical and sexual abuse at the charity.

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