Features | Redbrick | University of Birmingham

A History of Your Student Voice

i_weigh: Jameela Jamil’s Revolution

Remembering the Birmingham Student Protests of 1968

Life During Wartime: The Bold Women of WWI UoB

SLIDER (FEATURES)

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

Written by Erin Santillo, Thom Dent, Kat Smith, Jonny Isaacs & Issy Campbell on 9th December 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

i_weigh: Jameela Jamil’s Revolution

Deputy Editor Kat Smith takes a look at Jameela Jamil's latest project: measuring our value through more than just a scale

Written by Kat Smith on 28th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Remembering the Birmingham Student Protests of 1968

Fifty years ago today, students from the University of Birmingham occupied the Aston Webb building in protest at a lack of student representation at the University. Half a century later, Jenny Wickham shares her experiences as one of those protesters

Written by Guest Author on 27th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Life During Wartime: The Bold Women of WWI UoB

To mark the Centenary of the Armistice of 11 November 1918, Redbrick explores the lives of the nurses, students and staff working on our campus during the Great War

Written by Thom Dent on 14th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Redbrick Revisits: ‘A College ABC’

Peter Vessey turns the clocks back to discover a poem published in The Mermaid, a precursor to Redbrick, detailing life on Birmingham's campus 100 years ago

Written by PeterVessey on 13th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Birmingham Nightline: Everything You Need to Know

In the lead-up to Nightline Awareness Week 2018, Luke Wheeler examines the mission statement of a service close to the hearts of students across the city

Written by Luke Wheeler on 13th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

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

Written by Erin Santillo, Jonathan Korn, Antonia Miles & Alex Cirant-Taljaard on 13th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

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

Written by Erin Santillo on 5th November 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

The Gender Recognition Act & Why It Must Change

Liam Taft, James Law & Finn Humphris discuss the Gender Recognition Act's impact on transgender individuals, and how the mainstream media has let the trans community down

Written by Liam Taft, James Law & Finn Humphris on 26th October 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Designing Disaster: Fast Fashion and the Environment

Whilst retail therapy may be a favoured pastime for many, indulging in the fast fashion phenomenon comes at a price far beyond the bank statement

Written by Imogen Lancaster on 26th October 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Redbrick Meets: Women’s Officers

We spoke to the elected Women’s Officers at the Guild, Holly and Alif, about their upcoming plans for the year and the challenges they’ve already faced…

Written by Kat Smith & Issy Campbell on 12th October 2018

SLIDER (FEATURES)

Feature: UoB during World War I – End Game

In his third and final instalment, Peter Vessey reveals how the University adapted to the world after World War One

Written by Redbrick on 30th July 2018
Load More...