Sophie Woodley, Author at Redbrick | University of Birmingham
Sophie Woodley
Final Year English Literature Student ~ News Editor ~

Twitter: @sophie_woodley

News Analysis: LGBT ‘Coming Out’ Percentages For Birmingham

The number of people identifying as bisexual in the West Midlands has more than doubled in the past five years, new stats released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have revealed

Posted on 13th February 2019

University’s ‘Abhorrent’ Housing Plans Denied

Birmingham City Council has recently rejected the first stages of UoB’s plans to build new student accommodation on Pritchatts Road

Posted on 10th February 2019

Unemployment Rises by 24% in Parts of the UK

Unemployment has risen by almost a quarter in some parts of the UK, according to a British trade union

Posted on 5th February 2019

Future of Selly Express in Doubt

A series of social media posts from Guild President Reece Patrick Roberts last week suggest that the future of the Selly Express is in doubt due to funding concerns

Posted on 27th January 2019

Where Have You Bin Over Christmas?

Over the Christmas period Birmingham bin workers took industrial action over a dispute which saw rubbish pile on the city’s streets in summer 2017

Posted on 26th January 2019

University Education Does Not Close Pay Gap for Women

A new study has been conducted which is the first to compare the benefits of a university education with the earnings of non-graduate workers

Posted on 26th December 2018

13 Year Old Boy Arrested Following Triple Stabbing Near UoB School

A 13 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault after what West Midlands Police are calling a ‘major incident’ took place on Monday 10th December

Posted on 11th December 2018

UoB’s Women’s Officers Show Solidarity

News Editor Sophie Woodley reports on the 'We Believe Her' banner at the Guild of Students in recognition of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Posted on 10th December 2018

Almost Half of Students Feel Lonely at University

Recent studies from a new university survey show that 46% of UK students at University admit to feelings of loneliness

Posted on 8th December 2018

Live: Officer Question Time

Posted on 3rd December 2018

Brexit Leaves May’s Cabinet in Turmoil

On Wednesday 14th November, Theresa May put a draft EU withdrawal deal before her cabinet. News Editor Sophie Woodley gives her analysis of the fallout

Posted on 3rd December 2018

University Commemorates the Great War

100 years on from the end of the Great War, the University of Birmingham held a night of commemoration in the Aston Webb building

Posted on 25th November 2018