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Rooster House to accept Meal Plan

Popular Selly Oak Chicken shop to accept Meal Plan, the University Halls food credit scheme, from Term 3. The popular fast food outlet, Rooster House, will be accepting the University of Birmingham Meal Plan credit as payment from term 3 of this academic year in an attempt to better integrate university first years and those …Read More



Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell visits University in student-led debate

Andrew Mitchell is infamously remembered for one scandal, however as politicians go he is rather more complex. The talk was part of a series of student led talks put on by the School of Social Policy. Mitchell stated at the beginning that he was going to try and persuade the audience to vote Conservative at the General Election in May, which was followed with a mild laugh. The focus of his speech was the economy and the non-partisan topic of the erosion of civil liberties.



Guild Officer Team Elections 2015

It’s that time again. The race has begun for University of Birmingham students to elect their team of sabbatical and non-sabbatical officers who will lead their students’ union in the next academic year. Follow the coverage at guildelections.co.uk.


Back It Up Week on BurnFM

Joining forces across The University of Birmingham and throughout campus, both the UoB Service desk and BurnFM have the aim of encouraging students to protect their incredibly valuable work by initiating a backup plan across various platforms. Working in conjunction with the Guild of Students, both teams are looking to demonstrate the importance of backing …Read More


Leaders Live Local: Interviews with Birmingham Politicians

On Thursday 5th February, Birmingham City University hosted the Leaders Live Local debates. Students from across the City’s universities came together, questioning the panel on the latest political issues pertinent to the forthcoming election. We sent along four of our news correspondents to Millennium Point to both listen and interview the panelists to see their views regarding national politics as well as issues affecting students.