Medical School Refurbishment

As part of the continued refurbishments of the University of Birmingham Medical School, a new project is underway to renovate the Medical School foyer and Barnes Library ground floor as part of the Circles of Influence campaign.

The next stage of the refurbishment of facilities available to students in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences will add to previously completed projects, including the Wolfson Centre for Medical Education, the Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre Student Facilites Complex and state-of-the-art Prosectorium for anatomy teaching, which have already enhanced our student experience and excellence in education.

The new foyer and ground floor of the Barnes library will radically improve the visitor experience to the Birmingham Medical School by creating a holistic flow between the two spaces to bring the foyer and the ground floor of the library into the 21st Century and reflect the needs of today’s students for 24 hours a day access to learning.

The University has committed £500,000 to begin this project, and this has been further boosted with an extremely generous donation of £416,000 from Dr Doug Ellis OBE.This leaves us £1.1 million to raise if we are to complete the project by autumn 2011. 

 “This redevelopment will augment the considerable improvements made to the Medical School over the last six years, allowing us to recognise and build on the achievements of generations of medical professionals, and equipping us for the century to come” says Professor Lawrence Young, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Medical and Dental Sciences

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