Poynting Physical Society

PPSPoynting Physical Society (PPS) is one of the oldest societies at the university going all the way back to Professor John Henry Poynting himself! We are the society for physics students here at Birmingham but anyone is welcome to join. Our aim is to connect our community of like-minded people and we host a variety of events, from quizzes and bar crawls to careers events and the spring ball there is something for everyone.

Follow our social media to find out more.  We’re on Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/PoyntingPhysicalSociety/ and Instagram with uobpps.

 

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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The biggest year on PPS record

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Outgoing PPS President Alex Crossman and Vice President Maddie Tomes tell us about an action packed second semester filled with some of the most ambitious events yet!
Date:
24/04/2020

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
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