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    Guild rules out Living Wage for staff

    The Guild of Students at the University of Birmingham will not be implementing a Living Wage for staff, it was announced

    Written by Phoebe Radford on 19th April 2018


    Princess Anne Opens UB Sport & Fitness

    On Monday 5th March, the UB Sport & Fitness Club was formally opened by the Princess Royal, Princess Anne.

    Written by John Wimperis on 2nd April 2018


    UoB Announces Plans To Start Demolition of Muirhead Tower

    Imogen Mellor reports on breaking news that Muirhead Tower is scheduled for demolition in 2020

    Written by Imogen Mellor on 1st April 2018


    Old Joe Under Repair

    Old Joe, the University of Birmingham’s treasured landmark, is currently being repaired, after mechanical issues were identified with its clock face.

    Written by Emily Roberts on 26th March 2018


    Library Trials Live Occupancy Tracker

    These past two weeks, the library has been running a trial of a live occupancy display, showing either green, amber or red for each floor to denote availability of seats

    Written by Phoebe Radford on 26th March 2018


    Dubai Campus Officially Opens

    The University of Birmingham (UoB) has become the first global top 100 and UK Russell Group university to establish a campus in Dubai International Academic City

    Written by Emillie Gallagher on 26th March 2018


    Rees-Mogg Calls Protest Against Himself ‘Marvellous’

    Invited by the University of Birmingham Conservatives, controversial backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg visited campus on Friday 9th March, speaking about his views on free speech, housing, mental health, Russia and tuition fees to a packed lecture theatre of around 300 students.

    Written by Erin Santillo & John Wimperis on 16th March 2018


    Redbrick Talks with Kris Ali, Housing and Community Officer

    On Wednesday 21st February, Redbrick Editor-in-Chief William Baxter and News Editor John Wimperis met with Kris Ali, Housing and Community Officer at the Guild of Students

    Written by John Wimperis & William Baxter on 10th March 2018


    Meal Plan Weekly Balance Rises by £1

    Following Redbrick coverage and lobbying by Kris Ali, the Catering Team has increased the weekly balance for food that is offered to Meal Plan after the inflation of campus food prices in January.

    Written by Tim.Abington on 9th March 2018


    UoB Paedophile Jailed for 32 Years

    Matthew Falder, a 29-year old former geophysics researcher based at the University of Birmingham (UoB), has been sentenced to 32 years in prison by the Birmingham Crown Court.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 8th March 2018


    Barber Displays Ophelia Painting for First Time in 144 Years

    For the first time in 144 years, the painting of Shakespeare’s Ophelia by William Quiller Orchardson is on display to the public

    Written by mmcinnis on 8th March 2018


    UoB Four-Star Hotel to Open this Summer

    The University of Birmingham Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre is set to open its doors in summer 2018

    Written by Erin Santillo on 7th March 2018
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