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One Third of Young People Across the UK Are Registered To Vote

According to The Electoral Commission, the independent body which oversees elections in the UK, only a third of young people are registered to vote

Posted on 2nd April 2019

UoB Announces Interdisciplinary Links With Singapore University

The University of Birmingham (UoB) is hosting a major global multi-disciplinary initiative on the Edgbaston Campus from the 18th - 27th March in partnership with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore

Posted on 1st April 2019

UoB Students Show Solidarity with School Pupils in Climate Strike

On Friday 15th March, a number of University students attended the Youth Strike 4 Climate in Birmingham City Centre

Posted on 23rd March 2019

Redbrick News Investigates: How Safe Are Student Cyclists?

News Reporter Florence Jones investigates road safety for cyclists in Birmingham

Posted on 21st March 2019

Norway Urges Students to Avoid Studying in the UK Due To Brexit

Norway’s minister for Higher Education, Iselin Nybø, has urged students to avoid UK institutions for their Erasmus year abroad due to ‘uncertainty’ resulting from Brexit

Posted on 4th March 2019

University of Birmingham Selected To Offer Prestigious Parliamentary Studies Module

The University of Birmingham is to collaborate with UK Parliament to run a unique Parliamentary Module for the 2019/20 academic year. This makes UoB one of only 24 universities selected to run this programme

Posted on 23rd February 2019

De Montford University Launches Social Media Detox

As part of their Mental Health Awareness programme, De Montford University in Leicester is encouraging students to take time off social media by pausing use of their own accounts

Posted on 27th January 2019

UoB Hosts Discussion On Local Birmingham Funding

The University of Birmingham (UoB), in partnership with the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), hosted an event discussing funding for local services on November 7th

Posted on 1st December 2018

UoB to Help Restore Birmingham’s Shakespeare Library

A project between UoB and Birmingham City Council hopes to restore the Shakespeare Library, which is one of the largest collections of Shakespeare in the world

Posted on 15th November 2018

Sir David Attenborough Praises UoB Duo for VR Work

A University of Birmingham Professor has received a hand-written letter from Sir David Attenborough to congratulate his student’s work in Virtual Reality (VR) technology

Posted on 4th November 2018

Colin Diamond CBE to Join School of Education

Colin Diamond CBE has been appointed to the University of Birmingham’s school of education as Professor of Educational Leadership

Posted on 2nd November 2018

UK Universities’ International Advertising Criticised

A large number of universities have been exaggerating their international ranking in their advertising, according to Which? University

Posted on 29th October 2018