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Posted 18 January 2018

Investing in students for experience, skills and income

The University of Birmingham provided work to almost 2,500 of its students last term, offering enriching experiences, skills and investment. In the first term of 2017/18, from September to December, 2,448 students gained paid work within the University to fit around their studies. The University paid over £1m in wages during that period.

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