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Exciting plans to transform Grade II-listed Municipal Bank welcomed by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street

Exciting plans to transform Grade II-listed Municipal Bank welcomed by West Midlands Mayor Andy Street
Description
The University of Birmingham's plans for the Grade II-listed former Municipal Bank on Broad Street have been approved by Birmingham City Council.
Date:
11/12/2018

Celebrating the start of construction of the new Teaching and Learning Building

Celebrating the start of construction of the new Teaching and Learning Building
Description
The columns for the University of Birmingham's new Teaching and Learning Building have been completed as part of an event to mark the first phase of construction.
Date:
16/10/2018

Collaborative Teaching Laboratory welcomes first students

Collaborative Teaching Laboratory welcomes first students
Description
The University of Birmingham's flagship £40 million Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) has welcomed its first students for the new academic year.
Date:
01/10/2018

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering
Description
The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon, have celebrated the start of development of a new School of Engineering building.
Date:
04/09/2018

A new home for the School of Engineering

A new home for the School of Engineering
Description
The University of Birmingham is embarking on a new ambitious building project in partnership with Willmott Dixon, which will deliver a new home for the University of Birmingham's School of Engineering.
Date:
07/08/2018

The University of Birmingham Edgbaston Campus is recognised as one of the UK's very best green spaces

The University of Birmingham Edgbaston Campus is recognised as one of the UK's very best green spaces
Description
The University of Birmingham's Edgbaston Campus has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.
Date:
18/07/2018

University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club receives architectural award

University of Birmingham Sport and Fitness Club receives architectural award
Description
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.
Date:
22/06/2018

Engineers of the future to benefit from a new state-of-the-art building

Engineers of the future to benefit from a new state-of-the-art building
Description
The University of Birmingham has received the go-ahead for a new state-of-the-art School of Engineering. The green light came from Birmingham City Council today, amid plans that will provide an excellent academic building for the benefit of students, staff and researchers. The new School of Engineering will sit alongside a world class centre of excellence in rail in partnership with industry, focusing on digital systems.
Date:
24/05/2018

New energy efficient library is shortlisted for an architecture award

Description
The award-nominated University of Birmingham library uses 65% less energy to heat than the building it replaced. The facility, which opened in 2016, is bigger than its predecessor by more than 1,000 square metres, and also uses 3,688 fewer kilowatt hours of electricity every year.
Date:
11/04/2018

University of Birmingham to be a pilot site for West Midlands bike-share scheme

University of Birmingham to be a pilot site for West Midlands bike-share scheme
Description
The West Midlands is set to benefit from a new bike-share scheme, with the University of Birmingham providing a home for several stations. The scheme, which will be the UK's largest docked bike-share scheme outside London was announced this week by Transport for West Midlands, part of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Date:
06/04/2018
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