The University of Birmingham is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech, Study Says

The University of Birmingham is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the widespread belief that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they … Continue reading The University of Birmingham is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech, Study Says

University of Birmingham Criticised Over Animal Testing Statistics

The University of Birmingham has been criticised after statistics pertaining to animal testing were released – with the revelation that over 55,000 animals were used in a twelve month period. The animals were used by scientists of the University, under the banner of research. These findings have been criticised by Animal Rights groups, who have criticised the University for ‘failing to move with the times’. … Continue reading University of Birmingham Criticised Over Animal Testing Statistics

Alarming Mental Health Statistics at the University of Birmingham

Statistics revolving around students’ mental health at the University of Birmingham have been released – with some alarming revelations being made. In the 2016/17 academic year – over 1,000 students at the University used the institution’s counselling services. With around 34,000 students at the University, this equates to around 3% of all students at the University accessing help. As will be discussed, this figure has … Continue reading Alarming Mental Health Statistics at the University of Birmingham

Paedophile Birmingham Uni Researcher Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison

A man employed as a researcher at the University of Birmingham has been sentenced to 32 years in prison – after being found guilty of countless offences which ‘ruined’ the lives of victims. Matthew Falder, 29, was a Cambridge graduate, but led a secret double life where he subjected 46 victims to hell. Over the course of his actions, he racked up a sickening 137 … Continue reading Paedophile Birmingham Uni Researcher Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison

Ever Wondered About Staff Ethnicity Statistics at the University of Birmingham?!

Have you ever wondered about statistics regarding the ethnicity of staff at the University of Birmingham?! Well, wonder no more! Due to a recent Freedom of Information (FOI) request, we have uncovered some interesting statistics regarding staff! We are fortunate at this University to have such a diverse range of lecturers, while there is a strong international community both among students and the wider Birmingham … Continue reading Ever Wondered About Staff Ethnicity Statistics at the University of Birmingham?!

Birmingham 2nd In UK for Most Sought-After Graduates for Employers

A review has placed the University of Birmingham second in Universities in the United Kingdom for the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as great news for students at Birmingham, who will take substantial confidence from this result – with it abundantly clear that top companies are interested in the graduates from this University! The review came from the highly-respected High … Continue reading Birmingham 2nd In UK for Most Sought-After Graduates for Employers

Where Do People Leaving London Go To Live?

London – the promise land for many – yet for others, they cannot wait to leave the iconic city. London is amazing for many reasons – and is a fantastic place to study for students – yet with rising living costs and other worries, many people are opting to leave London to up sticks elsewhere. So, with the United Kingdom offering a vast array of … Continue reading Where Do People Leaving London Go To Live?

Birmingham To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Interesting news – and good news for the Birmingham community – the Commonwealth Games will be held in Birmingham in 2022 – under five years away! While this was an expected victory after South Africa’s bid collapsed, this is still great news for Birmingham. The announcement was made at the Birmingham Area Academy earlier today. This will be the first time since 2014 that Britain … Continue reading Birmingham To Host 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham Misses Out On Bike Scheme

It’s bad news for the Birmingham community as the University of Birmingham just missed out on a new bike scheme, finishing third in the Santander Cycles University Challenge – just outside the top two, which qualified. Birmingham had been at the forefront of the challenge for many weeks, but was unable to respond when a late surge elevated Brunel into second place, meaning Birmingham have … Continue reading Birmingham Misses Out On Bike Scheme

In True Birmingham Style… Crowd Sings Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

In scenes that showed a true Birmingham spirit, a crowd of over 200 people gathered outside Birmingham Cathedral to sing the 1980s favourite ‘Africa’ by Toto. This song, over thirty years since it was released, continues to be a favourite of many, and, as the below video shows, the people of Birmingham continue to enjoy it. This video footage was captured by ‘IAmBirmingham’ – their … Continue reading In True Birmingham Style… Crowd Sings Rendition of ‘Africa’ by Toto

Bike Scheme On Birmingham Uni Campus Moves One Step Closer

The University of Birmingham has announced that their crowdfunding campaign to create a bike scheme on the main Edgbaston Campus has moved one step closer, following investment from Associated Architechts. The announcement suggests that a bike scheme on the campus is getting closer. Similar schemes currently run at many other University’s, and given the size of the Edgbaston campus and surrounding areas, it would prove … Continue reading Bike Scheme On Birmingham Uni Campus Moves One Step Closer

10 Great Things About Being a Student in Birmingham

Birmingham provides an excellent student experience – three University’s, tens of thousands of students, great landmarks and more! There is certainly something very special about being a student in Birmingham! Spending your student years in Birmingham is a great idea, and this article will show you just some of the reasons why! Be sure to browse around our site for more viral articles and lists! … Continue reading 10 Great Things About Being a Student in Birmingham

Birmingham Uni Students Spent £28,000 On Library Fines Last Year

Birmingham University students paid £28,063 in library fines alone in the last academic year, it has been revealed. This amount equates to an average spend of approximately £0.83 per student! These fines relate purely to overdue books, as opposed to costs for lost/damaged resources. This number also doesn’t take into account the £10.00 replacement fee charge for a lost library card, of which many a … Continue reading Birmingham Uni Students Spent £28,000 On Library Fines Last Year

Your University Community Needs You!

UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site!   You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!