The wait is over! We are delighted to announce that the University’s new £55 million Sport & Fitness club will be opening its door on Monday 22 May, 2017.

The pioneering facility includes the city’s first 50m pool as well as a state-of-the-art gym, a squash court complex, a large multi-sports arena and much more.
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Do you have any last minute questions about which university to put as your firm choice?

We are running a virtual chat between 4pm and 8pm on Wednesday where a team of staff will be on hand to answer all your questions.
Do you have any last minute questions about which university to put as your firm choice

Pre UCAS deadline Q+A | Undergraduate Virtual Open Days

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"I was in Jakarta, Indonesia in 2008 and lucky enough to examine the bones of one of the most controversial hominin species that has ever been discovered. The skeletal remains belonged to an ancient people with tiny brains, and so short that they have been nicknamed 'hobbits'."

Professor of Public Engagement in Science, Alice Roberts, writes about the bones which challenge our ideas about...
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I was in Jakarta Indonesia in 2008 and lucky enough to examine

Ancestors of Flores 'hobbits' may have been pioneers of first 'human' migration out of Africa

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Hope everyone's revision is going well.

We love this library shot from student Kate over on Instagram - that's some view!
Hope everyones revision is going well We love this library shot from

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Have you seen our revision tips? They involve friends, food and fancy pens!
What are your top revision tips?

We also have a wealth of revision resources for A level students who want to make a big difference to their final grades.

Our A level revision resources have been collated for students by students: [ Birmingham.ac.uk Link ]
Have you seen our revision tips They involve friends food and fancy pens

Top Revision Tips

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It may be a gloomy day today, but campus is still looking lovely and ready to welcome back everyone for the start of Summer Term on Monday.
It may be a gloomy day today but campus is still looking

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The first major re-pointing of our clock tower took place in 1957 and surviving photographs in the University archives show the tower covered in scaffolding - but with no platforms or lifts!

What are your memories of Old Joe?

The latest edition of the University of Birmingham Alumni magazine Old Joe explores the history of our beloved clock tower and shares alumni contributions about its...
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The first major repointing of our clock tower took place in 1957
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Synthetic Spice has been capturing news headlines, but what is it and where does it come from?

Dr Simon Cotton from our School of Chemistry, reveals the science behind the headline-grabbing drug.
Synthetic Spice has been capturing news headlines but what is it and

Synthetic Spice: the science behind the drug - University of Birmingham

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The rebels up for sale: Reader in Leadership and Organisation Studies Scott Taylor writes about the beer company which courted publicity, challenged capitalism and then sold out.
The rebels up for sale Reader in Leadership and Organisation Studies Scott

Punked? How an upstart brewing company sold up and sold out

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Good luck to everyone still in the middle of revising.
What does your revision look like?

Share yours in the comments below (when you're taking a well-earned break, obviously!
Good luck to everyone still in the middle of revising

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Happy Easter to our students, staff, alumni and friends celebrating around the world today.

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Happy Easter to our students staff alumni and friends celebrating around the world today

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We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of our student, Hannah Bladon in Jerusalem today. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.

Statement from the University of Birmingham

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Happy Easter to all our students, staff, alumni and friends.
We hope you all have a great break.

The University is now closed until Thursday 20th April.
For opening times visit: [ Birmingham.ac.uk Link ]
Happy Easter to all our students staff alumni and friends
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Join 400 members of Team UoB taking to the streets of Birmingham on Sunday 30th April for the Great Birmingham 10km. You have until this Sunday to sign up to get your discounted entry and UoB Running T-shirt: [ Bham.ac.uk Link ]
Join 400 members of Team UoB taking to the streets of Birmingham
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Did you know that during the First World War, the University was transformed into a military hospital?

This photo shows nurses and patients at the University's ward B1.
Did you know that during the First World War the University was
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Birmingham's Professor Richard Butler and fellow scientists have discover a new species of ancient reptile.

‘Teleocrater fundamentally challenges our models of what the close relatives of dinosaurs would have looked like.’

‘Dinosaurs were amazingly successful animals. It’s natural to want to know where they came from, and how they became so dominant. Teleocrater is hugely exciting because...
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Birminghams Professor Richard Butler and fellow scientists have discover a new species

Discovery of early, 'croc-like' reptile sheds new light on evolution of dinosaurs

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BIO270 2017 relaxing on "Dobbie's beach" celebrating completing their ID test.

Photo: Dr Julia Lodge
BIO270 2017 relaxing on "Dobbie's beach" celebrating completing their ID test
As exam season gets underway here are our 'Top Revision Tips'. Revision and exam period can be a very stressful time of year, so help each other out and make sure you know where to seek support and advice should you need it. Good Luck to all of our students revising at the moment, and for you upcoming exams! [ Birmingham.ac.uk Link ]
As exam season gets underway here are our Top Revision Tips Revision

Top Revision Tips

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Where is your favourite place to visit in Birmingham?
Down by the canal? The independent shopping districts? Our very own campus?

Share your top spots in the comments below.
Where is your favourite place to visit in Birmingham
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Did you know that the University has an open campus with a wealth of historical, scientific, cultural and sporting assets open to our community?

Come and visit us and discover what hidden gems we have to show you.
Did you know that the University has an open campus with a

Our campus destination - University of Birmingham

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