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    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


    An Audience with Sam Gyimah MP

    On Friday 9th February, Sam Gyimah, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, visited the University of Birmingham (UoB).

    Written by Phoebe Radford on 27th February 2018


    Toby Young Resigns from Office of Students

    The controversial Spectator columnist, who had been appointed to run the Office for Students (OfS), has stood down after a petition calling for him to be sacked gained over 200,000 signatures and a student investigation revealed his attendance at a secret conference on eugenics and intelligence.

    Written by John Wimperis on 26th January 2018


    Income of £8,100 Recommended for Students

    An independent review of student finance, published by the Scottish Government earlier this week, has recommended a minimum student income of £8,100 for both further and higher education

    Written by Thom Dent on 19th December 2017


    Universal Credit in Crisis

    News Reporter, Miki Leigh, investigates how the government are facing pressure over Universal Credit which could leave students and graduates waiting for a minimum of six weeks for their first income support payments

    Written by Redbrick on 18th December 2017


    News Analysis: Will Modern Languages Flourish or Flounder in a Post-Brexit Britain?

    A report recently released by the British Academy outlines the pressures the Higher Education sector is set to face after the UK has left the EU

    Written by Redbrick on 13th December 2017


    In the News… from 1605: The West Midlands’ Forgotten Role in the Gunpowder Plot

    As we approached this year’s Guy Fawkes Night, we took time to remember the attempted treasonous attack on King James I of 1605

    Written by Tom Leaman on 19th November 2017


    Selly Oak and Edgbaston to become One

    The Boundary Commission has released its 2018 review, the conclusions of which would see Selly Oak and Edgbaston constituencies merge into one.

    Written by Grace Duncan on 9th November 2017


    2017 Political Party Conferences: Are Students Still On The Agenda?

    With conference season over, News’ Matt Bates analyses whether the main political parties' student policies have changed since the recent General Election

    Written by Matt Bates on 27th October 2017


    Tuition Fees Frozen

    In a change of policy, Theresa May has announced that tuition fees will be frozen at £9,250

    Written by Phoebe Radford on 11th October 2017


    Meet the Candidates Running in Ladywood

    Redbrick spoke to three of the four candidates in the Birmingham Ladywood constituency which covers much of the city centre

    Written by Joseph Timan on 7th June 2017


    UoB Student Runs as UKIP Candidate in Wolverhampton

    History and Politics student Rob Jones is running as a candidate for UKIP in his home constituency of Wolverhampton South West

    Written by Joseph Timan on 7th June 2017
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