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University of Birmingham looks forward to the completion of its four-star hotel

University of Birmingham looks forward to the completion of its four-star hotel
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The University of Birmingham will open a new four-star hotel and conference centre on its Edgbaston campus in Autumn 2018 to enhance the experience of those visiting and staying on campus. The University of Birmingham Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre is being developed in a quiet corner of the university's leafy campus, just two miles from the city centre.
Date:
05/02/2018

Global recognition for University's sustainability work

Global recognition for University's sustainability work
Description
The University of Birmingham has won a prestigious international award in recognition of its commitment to the environment. The Bronze Green World Award was presented to the University at a recent ceremony in Dubai, marking work to reduce its carbon footprint and develop green travel plans.
Date:
31/01/2018

University pledges its commitment to inclusion

University pledges its commitment to inclusion
Description
The University of Birmingham has underlined its commitment to inclusion by becoming a member of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network.The Network's remit is to make a positive change to diversity and inclusion in apprenticeships and increase representation from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) individuals, those with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LDD), females in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and those from disadvantaged areas in all industries.
Date:
19/12/2017

Willmott Dixon joins the campaign to bring a bike scheme to campus with just 24 hours to go

Willmott Dixon joins the campaign to bring a bike scheme to campus with just 24 hours to go
Description
A new company has joined the campaign to bring a cycle hire scheme to the University of Birmingham's campus. Willmott Dixon, who are creating the visionary Green Heart have today pledged £5,000 towards the #bikesforbrum project as part of a national competition run by Santander.
Date:
07/12/2017

The first mature trees are introduced to the Green Heart

The first mature trees are introduced to the Green Heart
Description
The first wave of carefully selected mature trees have been lowered into the Green Heart, with the first one ceremonially planted by Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood.
Date:
29/11/2017

Associated Architects throw their weight behind bike campaign

Associated Architects throw their weight behind bike campaign
Description
The University of Birmingham's crowdfunding campaign to create a bike scheme on its Edgbaston campus has received a big boost from Associated Architects.
Date:
27/11/2017

Award-winning UniGreenScheme diverts 27,500kg of potential waste into reuse and saves £44,000

Award-winning UniGreenScheme diverts 27,500kg of potential waste into reuse and saves £44,000
Description
The University of Birmingham and UniGreenScheme received a national Green Gown Award for Facilities and Services last week thanks to an innovative scheme which is making waves beyond the University.
Date:
22/11/2017

Decade long climate change experiment site wins a sustainability award

Description
The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) was named winner in the sustainability category at the Insider Property Awards earlier this month.
Date:
22/11/2017

Ambitious Green Heart project breaks ground

Ambitious Green Heart project breaks ground
Description
The University of Birmingham's ambitious plan to reshape the centre of campus started today, with the ground breaking of the Green Heart project.
Date:
12/09/2017

The University of Birmingham Unveils New Athletics Track

The University of Birmingham Unveils New Athletics Track
Description
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the completion of its new athletics track, which has been built as an international standard training track, and comprises a 400 metre, eight-lane floodlit track with a full range of throws and jumps.
Date:
02/08/2017
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