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 08 February 2016

Rockwood Academy pupils pay an inspiring visit to Birmingham Business School

On Thursday 4 February, pupils from Rockwood Academy visited the University of Birmingham to find out what it is like to study and work here. The aim of the visit was for the pupils to see and experience the diversity of learning opportunities and different learning spaces available to them.

Posted 04 February 2016

Having it all

Very few of us will pack as much into a week as alumna Sara Hartill (BSc Business Management with Communications, 2013) who regularly combines multi-million pound property sales with red carpet reviews and radio shows. Your e-Network speaks to her about a very busy three years since graduation.

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School of Government and Society

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.

Posted 01 February 2016

Sociology to host a BSA Regional Postgraduate Day on Power and Exclusion

We are pleased to announce that the British Sociological Association Regional Postgraduate Day on the theme of "Researching Social Inequality Across the Social Sciences: Contemporary Sociological Analyses of Power and Exclusion" will be held at Birmingham this Spring 2016.

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School of Social Policy

Posted 03 February 2016

Nando Sigona interviewed by SciDevNet on the impact of the Danish migration law

SciDevNet, the world's leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis on information about science and technology for global development, interviews Dr Nando Sigona on the impact of the Danish Law on stripping asylum seekers of financial assets to contribute towards the cost of the asylum system.

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