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Posted 22 June 2018

University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club receives architectural award

The University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club has won a prestigious RIBA award for its design and architecture. Formally opened earlier this year by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, the club features a 50m pool, 10m climbing wall, five activity studios and 200+ piece fitness gym.

Posted 21 June 2018

Birmingham leaders named as UK-India Top 100 influencers

The University of Birmingham's Chancellor Lord Karan Bilimoria and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Robin Mason have been named as two of the most influential figures in UK-India relations.

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