Old Joe magazine

View the latest edition of Old Joe, the official magazine for Birmingham's alumni and friends.

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In the latest edition, alumnus and British middleweight boxing champion Tommy Langford (BSc Sport and Exercise Sciences, 2011) shares how he combined his sporting career with full-time study.

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How Birmingham research has revolutionised our lives, from the discovery of the impact of gluten on our bodies, to helping create the first commercially available computer.

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The latest projects across campus, from breakthroughs in cancer research to famous athletes training alongside students.

Also in this edition, read how a group of ten alumni celebrate their enduring friendship every five years by forming a human pyramid on campus.

We hope you enjoy the videos, photo galleries and competitions, and the opportunity to chat with fellow readers in the comments section of each article.

The Alumni Communications team would love to know what you think about Old Joe and receive your news. You can let them know by emailing them or tweeting @birminghamalum

Old Joe goes digital

The launch in 2016 of a fully digital edition of Old Joe puts the University at the forefront of alumni communications, offering a greater variety of content and interaction with readers with exclusive videos, photo galleries and competitions. We also continue to produce a print edition once a year, supported by exclusive digital content.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on the magazine, along with any suggestions for either web or print content that you'd like to see in future issues.

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PDF editions

You can download PDF versions of previous print editions of Old Joe below.

Old Joe Autumn 2017 (23MB)
Old Joe Autumn 2016 (8MB)
Old Joe Autumn 2015 (12MB)
Old Joe Spring 2015 (7MB)
Old Joe Autumn 2014 (7MB)
Old Joe Spring 2014 (6MB)
Old Joe Autumn 2013 (5MB)