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Blue Line Scheme Sees Students Become Police Constables

New Partnership Signed Between UoB and Trinity College Dublin

UoB Ranked in Top Five for Unconditional Offers

The Big Issue Trials Contactless Payments

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    Blue Line Scheme Sees Students Become Police Constables

    Aneesa Ahmed reports on the Blue Line scheme, which is being funded by the University of Birmingham in collaboration with West Midlands Police. Five current UoB students are volunteering as Special Police Constables

    Written by Aneesa Ahmed on 18th February 2019

    CAMPUS

    New Partnership Signed Between UoB and Trinity College Dublin

    Comment Editor Natalia Carter reports on the new partnership between UoB and Trinity College Dublin which went ahead despite Brexit concerns

    Written by Natalia Carter on 15th February 2019

    CAMPUS

    UoB Ranked in Top Five for Unconditional Offers

    UoB gives out more unconditional offers than any other Russell Group University, reports Megan Stanley

    Written by Megan Stanley on 14th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    The Big Issue Trials Contactless Payments

    The Big Issue began trialling contactless payments on 3rd December in Birmingham, as well as London, Bath, Bristol and Nottingham. The trial is in partnership with card reader company iZettle

    Written by Charlotte Gill on 14th February 2019

    ANALYSIS

    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

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 13th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Eight of UoB’s Researchers Make Highly Cited Researchers List

    Eight researchers at the University of Birmingham have been named in the global Highly Cited Researchers (HRS) list of 2018

    Written by Charlotte Gill on 13th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Ellie Simmonds Dives Into Commonwealth Committee Role

    Ellie Simmonds has joined a Commonwealth Games Committee that has pledged to 'deliver an outstanding Games' in Birmingham in 2022

    Written by Tom Leaman on 11th February 2019

    CAMPUS

    UoB Signs Deal For New Student App

    The University of Birmingham has signed a deal with Collabco that will bring its myday digital campus app to students. The service will allow students to access several academic services at once

    Written by Liam Taft on 11th February 2019

    BIRMINGHAM

    Homeless Man Dies Outside Birmingham New Street

    On Sunday 27th January a homeless man died in Birmingham city centre

    Written by Rebecca Hall on 10th February 2019

    NATIONAL

    Former Private School Pupils Adopt Mockney Accent

    The former leader of London boarding school Harrow has said that private school pupils adopt mockney accents in an attempt to seem less posh as adults

    Written by Romana Essop on 10th February 2019

    CAMPUS

    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

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 10th February 2019

    CAMPUS

    Students Cosy Up as the Library Hands Out Blankets

    UoB's Library has started handing out blankets to students amidst the cold weather

    Written by Kat Smith on 9th February 2019
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