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Student Loans Company Monitor Estranged Students’ Social Media

Rightmove Embroiled in ‘Sex for Rent’ Phenomenon

Plans for New Engineering Building Given the Green Light

Cambridge to Fund Scholarships for Refugees

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    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.

    Written by John Wimperis on 8th August 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Rightmove Embroiled in ‘Sex for Rent’ Phenomenon

    On 25th July, students discovered an advert on Rightmove for a two-bedroom house in Selly Oak for female students 'with reduced rent' for 'special favours'.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 7th August 2018

    GUILD OF STUDENTS

    Guild of Students Named ‘Union of the Year’ By NUS

    Birmingham beat off competition from Leeds, Worcester, and London

    Written by Megan Stanley on 11th July 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Councillors Claim Creative Subjects Are Sidelined

    Birmingham Councillors have recently called for creative subjects to be added to the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) certificate.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 9th July 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Selly Oak and UoB Campus hit by Flash Flooding

    Outgoing Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on the flash flooding that hit Selly Oak at the end of May.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 18th June 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    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.

    Written by John Wimperis on 17th June 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Birmingham Council’s Windrush Garden Wins Chelsea Gold

    A garden designed by Birmingham City Council (BCC) celebrating the legacy of the Windrush Generation has won gold at the Chelsea Flower Show. It is the seventh gold for the BCC in as many years.

    Written by Erin Santillo on 17th June 2018

    CAMPUS

    University of Birmingham Drops Four Places in University Ranking

    The University of Birmingham has fallen in the Guardian’s 2019 ranking of top universities.

    Written by mmcinnis on 17th June 2018

    NATIONAL

    Oxbridge Riches Revealed

    News Editor Grace Duncan assesses the response to an investigation into the wealth of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

    Written by Grace Duncan on 16th June 2018

    FEATURED

    Cambridge to Fund Scholarships for Refugees

    Cambridge University have confirmed their pledge to fund higher education scholarships for refugees and individuals from war-torn states

    Written by Nicola Stavrinou on 15th June 2018

    BIRMINGHAM

    Birmingham Tourism Thrives in 2017

    New research findings show that Birmingham’s tourism industry enjoyed its most successful year on record in 2017 with visitor spending reaching £7.1 billion.

    Written by Emily Roberts on 15th June 2018

    CAMPUS

    Implementation of Grade Point Average System Delayed

    The University of Birmingham’s new grade point average style of assessment has been put on hold for the rest of the year.

    Written by mmcinnis on 15th June 2018
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