Poynting Physical Society

PPSPoynting Physical Society is the oldest student society at Birmingham with a history that pre-dates the University and goes back to the first ever Head of School, Professor Poynting. We offer a wide variety of events and activities throughout the year including bowling, quizzes, trips, film nights and culminating in the annual PPS Ball.

Join us on Facebook and follow @PoyntingPhysics on Twitter or uobpps on Instagram to see what we get up to.

 

EPS Societies' Awards won:

  • Volunteer of the Year 2016, Lucy Quantick
  • EPS Community Award 2018, with BUMS and MathSoc
  • Industrial Award 2018
  • Head of College Idea of the Year 2018, for the PPS Interships Fair
  • Volunteer of the Year 2020, Paige Ramsden
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award 2020

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PPS most successful term to date!

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This Autumn Term has been a very strong one for PPS and we've had a great start to the academic year. PPS President Alex Crossman tells us about their 11 events in 11 weeks.
Date:
18/12/2019

Awesome spring term with PPS

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PPS had an awesome term with many amazing events like the Internships Fair, their trip to Edinburgh for the National Student Space Conference and the Annual Spring Ball. Outgoing President Lucy Harrison tells us more.
Date:
28/03/2019

A massively successful term with PPS

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PPS had a wonderful start to the year: securing external sponsors, such as IOP, BP and TPP and organising a string of great socials and careers events. Treasurer Alex Crossman tells us more.
Date:
21/12/2018

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 an incredible year!

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PPS have had an incredibly successful year with some exciting new events, old favourites, great ideas, sports competitions and, of course, the infamous PPS Ball. Newly elected President Lucy Harrison tells us more.
Date:
10/04/2018

PPS 2017

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This Spring Term has been one of the strongest in the history of PPS, with some of the most original and memorable events we've ever hosted. Newly elected President Joe Martin tells us more.
Date:
23/03/2017

PPS Awakens to a Midsummer Night's Dream

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PPS have had an amazing year with more members and bigger events than ever before. Newly elected President Adam Butcher tells us more
Date:
13/04/2016

Alumni News: Emelia Galkowska

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Emelia Galkowska (MSci Physics 2015 ) tells us how she's enjoying life as a graduate working for BAE Sytems.
Date:
12/04/2016

Poynting Physical Society Update – November 2015

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It's been a busy start to the new academic year for Poynting Physical Society. President Will Barker tells us more.
Date:
17/11/2015

Poynting Physical Society Update – July 2015

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It's been a busy year for Poynting Physical Society - the committee tell us more.
Date:
03/08/2015
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