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Posted 07 October 2015
Do you have an hour a month that you could give to support current students? The University Mentoring scheme aims to help students through their time at University: from settling in during the first few months, through taking exams, choosing a career path and tackling interviews.
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015-16.
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Posted 19 August 2015
Enrolment for the first ever places at a pioneering new school's Sixth Form begins tomorrow, as students across Birmingham receive their GCSE results. The University of Birmingham School will open its doors for the first time to prospective Sixth Form students who have met the entry criteria.
Posted 22 July 2015
Dr Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett from VICTAR along with Rory Cobb and Sue Keil from the RNIB recently ran a joint conference to share the findings of on-going research on the post-16 transition experience of young people with vision impairment.
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Posted 30 September 2015
Research by IDD academics ranked in top 20 examples of UK research contributing to global development
Questions have arisen over the safety of drone flights after a series of near-misses with aircraft in Britain. Ray Mann, a specialist on aerial systems, and David Dunn of the University of Birmingham join BBC West Midlands Radio to discuss the possible threat, as the US says there have been 700 near-misses in America in the past year.
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In response to the on-going migration crisis the ESRC is providing £1 million to support leading UK social scientists to conduct research with migrant and refugee populations who have entered Europe across the Mediterranean.
If there is one thing the NHS needs like a hole in the head it's another organisational restructuring.
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