Plans for New Engineering Building Given the Green Light

Cambridge to Fund Scholarships for Refugees

Birmingham Tourism Thrives in 2017

Implementation of Grade Point Average System Delayed

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    Plans for New Engineering Building Given the Green Light

    Plans for the new School of Engineering building have been given the green light by Birmingham City Council.

    Written by John Wimperis on 17th June 2018

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    Cambridge to Fund Scholarships for Refugees

    Cambridge University have confirmed their pledge to fund higher education scholarships for refugees and individuals from war-torn states

    Written by Nicola Stavrinou on 15th June 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Birmingham Tourism Thrives in 2017

    New research findings show that Birmingham’s tourism industry enjoyed its most successful year on record in 2017 with visitor spending reaching £7.1 billion.

    Written by Emily Roberts on 15th June 2018

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    Implementation of Grade Point Average System Delayed

    The University of Birmingham’s new grade point average style of assessment has been put on hold for the rest of the year.

    Written by mmcinnis on 15th June 2018

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    Birmingham Shortlisted for New C4 HQ

    The new national headquarters of Channel 4 could be built in Birmingham, its latest shortlist has revealed

    Written by Erin Santillo on 14th June 2018

    CAMPUS

    Keiller Warns of Fake Fab Tickets

    Following a spate of hoax ticket-buyers operating primarily on the ‘Fab N Fresh - New’ Facebook page, which has around 24,000 members, Guild President Ellie Keiller shared a post on the page to warn university students from buying tickets for events from people they do not know using bank transfers.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 9th June 2018

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    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.

    Written by Liam Taft on 9th June 2018

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    Student Representatives Call for Vote on Brexit Deal

    A letter to Parliament calling for a referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal has been signed by elected representatives from 60 students’, graduates’, and university unions.

    Written by John Wimperis on 31st May 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Campus and Selly Floods: Live

    Written by John Wimperis, Phoebe Radford, Grace Duncan, Erin Santillo & Emily Roberts on 27th May 2018

    CAMPUS

    UoB Cheerleading Squad Placed on Probation for Alleged Racism

    Racial insensitivity and cultural appropriation have left members of the team feeling ‘ostracised’

    Written by Grace Duncan on 16th May 2018

    NATIONAL

    UCU Pensions Strike Suspended Before Exam Season

    Following an unprecedented 14 days of strikes at 64 universities across the country, the University and College Union (UCU) has voted to suspend industrial action after plans to alter lecturers’ pension schemes were withdrawn

    Written by Erin Santillo on 13th April 2018

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    Student Loan Repayment Threshold to Rise to £25k

    An estimated 600,000 graduates are set to benefit from a rise in the student loan repayment threshold, meaning that they will have to earn an annual salary of £25,000 before having to repay any money

    Written by Erin Santillo on 10th April 2018
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