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    Officer Question Time: Meet Your New Officers

    On Monday evening, the Full-Time and Part-Time Officers of the Guild of Students held their first Officer Question Time event of the year in the Guild Council Chambers

    Written by Megan Stanley & Sophie Woodley on 13th October 2018


    Fake Taxi Driver Jailed for Raping Student in Selly Oak

    An unlicensed taxi driver has been jailed for nine years after he raped a Birmingham student in Selly Oak

    Written by Liam Taft on 9th October 2018


    Police Charge 15-Year-Old Boy After Selly Oak Stabbing

    West Midlands Police have released confirmation that they have charged a 15-year-old boy with attempted murder following the stabbing on Heeley Road in Selly Oak on Sunday morning

    Written by Tom Leaman on 9th October 2018


    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


    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


    Keiller Warns of Fake Fab Tickets

    Following a spate of hoax ticket-buyers operating primarily on the ‘Fab N Fresh - New’ Facebook page, which has around 24,000 members, Guild President Ellie Keiller shared a post on the page to warn university students from buying tickets for events from people they do not know using bank transfers.

    Written by Tom Leaman on 9th June 2018


    Campus and Selly Floods: Live

    Written by John Wimperis, Phoebe Radford, Grace Duncan, Erin Santillo & Emily Roberts on 27th May 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

    Written by John Wimperis & William Baxter on 10th March 2018


    Earthquake hits Selly Oak

    Deputy Editor Kirstie Sutherland reports on a magnitude 4.4 earthquake which has affected parts of the West Midlands, including UoB's main campus.

    Written by Kirstie Sutherland on 17th February 2018


    Snow Causes Havoc Across Birmingham

    Recent snowfall has led to both major disruption and great fun across the Midlands

    Written by Rhi Storer on 15th December 2017


    Halloween Sees Firework Attacks across City which Kill Birmingham Man

    A series of attacks in Birmingham committed with fireworks in the days around Halloween have seen students attacked in Selly Oak, as well as one man’s death after his house was destroyed by a commercial firework

    Written by John Wimperis on 2nd December 2017


    Selly Oak and Edgbaston to become One

    The Boundary Commission has released its 2018 review, the conclusions of which would see Selly Oak and Edgbaston constituencies merge into one.

    Written by Grace Duncan on 9th November 2017
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