Birmingham University Materials Society

BUMS-Logo-NewBirmingham University Materials Society,­ or BUMS as it is fondly known,­ is the departmental society for the School of Metallurgy and Materials. We combine social events with career-related activities such as industrial visits and fairs, and top it all off with the annual Materials Ball to make sure you get the most out of your time with us. We're so good we are the only society in the College to be named "Society of the Year" TWICE at the 2015 and 2018 EPS Societies' Awards! Join our Facebook group or follow @BhamUniMatSoc on Twitter to find out more.

EPS Societies' Awards won:

  • Society of the Year 2014/15
  • EPS Community Award 2018, with MathSoc and PPS
  • Society of the Year 2017/18

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Aerospace, Nuclear and Rail have new logos!

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Following the successful design competition run at the start of term Aerospace, Nuclear and Rail courses now have brand new logos!
Date:
12/11/2018

Students take on the Mongol Rally

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A group of Engineering and Physical Sciences students have today set off to tackle to world's the greatest motoring adventure: the Mongol Rally.
Date:
16/07/2018

What a year!

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It would be fair to say BUMS are having a fairly good year. When they last reported in February they were getting ready for the annual Materials Ball and about to launch the first ever EPS Trophy. Co-Presidents Zak and Bee tell us more.
Date:
29/03/2018

BUMS are having an amazing year!

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This academic year started off with a bang with socials, families, industrial visits and careers events. Now the Spring Term is set to be even better with the launch of the BUMS-led, College-wide EPS Trophy! Media Secretary Hannah Lord tells us more.
Date:
02/02/2018

It's been a busy few months for BUMS!

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The year kicked off with casual socials, had a careers-focused November, powered through with amazing sports results and finished with the incredible Materials Ball. Outgoing Co-President Nicole Lee tells us more.
Date:
06/04/2017

Alumni News: Josh Miller

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Josh Miller (BEng Materials Science and Technology, 2015) tells us how he's adjusting to PhD life at Birmingham.
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12/05/2016

BUMS Update - April 2016

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It's been a great year for BUMS. Social Secretary Nicole Lee tells us all about what they've been up to and the success of the Materials Ball.
Date:
07/04/2016

Alumni News: Caroline Taylor

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Caroline Taylor (BSc Sports and Materials Science, 2015) tells us how she's adjusting to life after Birmingham.
Date:
02/12/2015

BUMS Update - November 2015

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BUMS have had a busy start to the year and with plenty more plans in the pipeline, Co-President Carmel Greenwood tells us more.
Date:
01/12/2015

IOM3 Younger Members' Matopoly Event 2015: Birmingham Edition

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This year the city of Birmingham played host to the annual IOM3 Younger Members' Matopoly event. Annabel Fitzgerald, IOM3 Younger Members' Committee member and PhD student in the School of Metallurgy and Materials, tells us more.
Date:
01/12/2015
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