John Wimperis, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
John Wimperis
Redbrick's Deputy Digital Editor | Former News Editor | Classical Literature and Civilisation undergrad

Twitter: @john_wimperis

My Favourite Place in the World: Redbrick Editors’ Choices

From North America to South New Zealand, Redbrick Editors share their favourite places in the world, and why you should visit them too

Posted on 18th March 2019

Student Loans Company Monitor Estranged Students’ Social Media

The Student Loans Company 'spied on' the social media accounts of estranged students and withheld funding from some with no evidence of fraud, according to a Guardian exclusive.

Posted on 8th August 2018

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.

Posted on 17th June 2018

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.

Posted on 31st May 2018

Campus and Selly Floods: Live

Posted on 27th May 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.

Posted on 2nd April 2018

Pressure Group Stunt Highlights UoB Animal Deaths

On Saturday evening, the words ‘54K ANIMALS KILLED AT UOB’ were illuminated and hung from the canal bridge over the A38 by Animal Justice Project, an animal rights pressure group

Posted 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.

Posted 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

Posted on 10th March 2018

UoB in £2.3m Liver Cirrhosis Clinical Trial

The £2.3 million clinical trial will test which is the better of two currently available different approaches to preventing deadly bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis.

Posted on 3rd March 2018

Guild Presidential Debate: Live

Live coverage from the Redbrick News team of the 2018 Guild Presidential Debate

Posted on 26th February 2018

Meet the Candidates: Activities & Employability Officer

News Editor John Wimperis interviewed the candidates for the role of AEO in advance of campaign week to learn more about their plans if elected

Posted on 26th February 2018