Erin Santillo, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Erin Santillo
Redbrick Editor-in-Chief. Formerly News Editor & Elections Editor 2018. Final Year BA English Language and Literature.

Twitter: @ErinSantillo

A History of Your Student Voice

Celebrating the publication of our 1500th print edition, read the story of how Redbrick amplified the student voice of the University of Birmingham

Posted on 9th December 2018

Perspectives On: The United States Midterms

Following a historic round of elections in the US, Redbrick writers share their thoughts on a night in which the tides seemed to turn against President Trump

Posted on 13th November 2018

Redbrick Meets: Lewis Lukens

During his visit to the University, the Deputy Chief of Mission for the US Embassy sat down with Redbrick's Erin Santillo to discuss the US/UK special relationship and recent global events

Posted on 5th November 2018

£2.8m Campus WiFi Upgrade Due 2019

A ‘world class’ and ‘super fast’ WiFi network that aims to reach all areas of the University of Birmingham’s campus is due to be finished in 2019, despite delays

Posted on 13th October 2018

Birmingham Council’s Windrush Garden Wins Chelsea Gold

A garden designed by Birmingham City Council (BCC) celebrating the legacy of the Windrush Generation has won gold at the Chelsea Flower Show. It is the seventh gold for the BCC in as many years.

Posted on 17th June 2018

Birmingham Shortlisted for New C4 HQ

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

Posted on 14th June 2018

Campus and Selly Floods: Live

Posted on 27th May 2018

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and College Union (UCU) has voted to suspend industrial action after plans to alter lecturers’ pension schemes were withdrawn

Posted on 13th April 2018

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

Posted on 10th April 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.

Posted on 16th 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

Posted on 7th March 2018

Guild Elections 2018: The Results

News' Erin Santillo, Phoebe Radford and Sophie Woodley confirm the winners of the Guild Elections 2018

Posted on 4th March 2018