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 and sport 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! BUMSport is our sports brand which covers our mixed football, netball and basketball teams who compete in weekly campus league fixtures and training sessions. 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 us on Twitter and Instagram 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
  • Sports Personality of the Year 2018/2019, Will Leney

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Wonderful second term with BUMS!

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BUMS had an incredible term with the massive success of BUMSport both in the EPS Trophy and the campus league, the wonderful Materials Ball and raising more than £1,500 for charity. The committee tells us more.
Date:
08/04/2019

Strong start to the year with BUMS

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BUMS has had it all this term: the Family Cup, charity work for both Crisis and Movember, rebrand of BUMSport, careers event and fun new socials! The committee tells us more in this update.
Date:
21/12/2018

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

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.
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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.
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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.
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01/12/2015
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