Liam Taft
News Editor and Third Year English Student.

Twitter: @liam_taft_

UCAS Drops Requirement for University Applicants to Declare Convictions

University applicants are no longer required to declare their criminal records as part of their applications, UCAS revealed on Tuesday.

Posted on 9th June 2018

More Support for Vocational Students Needed

Half of white working-class and black British students in the UK gain university places with vocational qualifications, but new research argues that more support is needed in order for more students with BTEC or equivalent grades to access higher education places.

Posted on 3rd March 2018

Guild Presidential Debate: Live

Live coverage from the Redbrick News team of the 2018 Guild Presidential Debate

Posted on 26th February 2018

Meet the Candidates: Postgraduate Officer

News' Liam Taft discussed manifesto policies with the Postgraduate Officer candidates ahead of their public release

Posted on 26th February 2018

Graduate Employers Target UoB

The University of Birmingham (UoB) has come second place in a new league table revealing the universities who are most frequently targeted by employers in the UK.

Posted on 14th February 2018

Single Review: Kimbra – Top of the World

Liam Taft argues an interesting case for the likeness between Kimbra's latest pop release and Kanye's notorious 'Black Skinhead'

Posted on 22nd November 2017

UoB Astrophysicists Win 2017 Nobel Prize

Studies carried out by the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy contributed to research that has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics

Posted on 15th October 2017

Millennials Half as Likely to Own Their Own Home

Last week, Resolution Foundation published a report revealing the intergenerational disparity in the housing market

Posted on 12th October 2017

Number of LGBT Students Living in Fear of Hate Crime Rises 95%

A recent inquest by Emerald Life has revealed that more than a third (37%) of LGBT university students live in fear of hate crime. This is almost double the number reported in 2015

Posted on 30th November 2016

Redbrick Rewind: Art-House Horror

Liam Taft breaks down some of the best art-house horror films that will chill your spine this Halloween...

Posted on 31st October 2016

Review: The Girl With All The Gifts

Film Critic Liam Taft finds out whether The Girl With All The Gifts is just another toothless zombie film or whether it has a little more bite

Posted on 12th October 2016