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Posted 24 November 2017

Faith Summit aims to build togetherness through faith

Homelessness, hate crime, leadership and the economy will be on the agenda of a multi-faith event organised by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

Posted 24 November 2017

Leading scholar appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Social Sciences

The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Richard Black has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences to drive forward Birmingham's ambitious plans to become established as a leading global centre for teaching and research in the Social Sciences.

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