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Universities unite to offer free urban sustainable food course

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Staffs at Harper Adams University are launching a free, online course focussing on the sustainability of urban food systems as part of the Universities West Midlands collaborative Food-Smart City project. The course, “Food and the City”, is led by Harper Adams University, in partnership with Aston University, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham, Coventry University, University of Warwick, and University ... Read More »

Universities give £4.5bn boost to local economy

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West Midland universities boost the economy by more than £4.5 billion a year, according to new figures. Research from Universities UK shows the likes of the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University and Aston University helped to generate £2.6 billion towards other industries. The report set out to reveal the growing impact of higher education on the regional economy, with ... Read More »

Birmingham’s universities employ more than 10,000 people

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Academic institutions now among city’s major employers, new study finds Universities in Birmingham are now employing more than 10,000 people, making the sector one of the most significant in the city. Latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency showed that employment at Birmingham’s universities is booming, with the three major institutions – Aston University, Birmingham City University and ... Read More »

Birmingham City University invests £15k in student radio station revamp

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By Emma Jane Boyle Birmingham City University is investing £15,000 in renovating its in-house student radio station, which is to officially re-launch in January. The shiny new Parkside building adjacent to the costly Millennium Point campus has been kitted out with five state of the art television and seven radio studios. The university has provided thousands of pounds worth of ... Read More »

Newman University College becomes Birmingham’s fifth university

Newman University College has spent more than £20m improving its campus Birmingham now has five universities in the city after the government approved higher education status for Newman University College. Ministers announced in June that rules stopping smaller institutions from becoming universities would be removed. They previously needed a minimum of 4,000 students but that number has been reduced to ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes