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

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

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

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 Architects. 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