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Guild Election: Full Time Officer Candidate Interviews 2017

Burn Fm has invited all the Full-Time Officer Candidates for an interview detailing their policies, experience and why they think they are the best candidates to represent students at the University of Birmingham. Below, you can find all of the interviews that took place, split into Officer positions. They are: Activities and Development, Education, Housing, Post …Read More

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Brum Varsity – University 26-7 Medics

Lions win comfortably to earn back the Gallowglass Shield in this year’s Brum Varsity against the Medics. A big crowd gathered around Bournbrook with the weather calm after lots of rain in the days leading up to the game. The Birmingham Varsity between the Lions (1st Team) and the Medics was built to be one of …Read More

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Review: GMTG Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

It can be presumed that my interest in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, stems solely from my interest in big musical numbers, which this show unquestionably contains with the musical classics “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, as performed by Mary, and Jesus’ “Gethsemane”. So, it goes without …Read More

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Review: Infinity Stage Company presents ‘The Prisoner’s Dilemma’

Infinity’s production of Matthew Lynch’s The Prisoners’ Dilemma was a captivating affair, creatively and insightfully directed by Ben Evans and Dan McKee. The thought provoking ‘moral’ of the play was evoked through a clash of characters within a fatal environment – a prison, no less, characterised by sparse, minimalistic setting. The audience were seated ‘in …Read More

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Review: ‘The Crucible’ by Article 19

‘In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls are caught dancing in the forest. One of the girls falls into a coma-like state and the whole town fear that she has been bewitched. Following questioning by Reverend Hale, an expert in witchcraft, they confess to communing with the devil, and …Read More

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Firework Finish: The Lions overcame the Kingston Cougars 36-0 in last year's xpLoSION.

Charity Week starts at UoB

Today marks the start of Charity Week for the University of Birmingham’s Islamic Society. Starting on Monday 7th November and ending on Sunday, the society aims to raise money for Human Appeal International. The charity aims to bring safe water, sanitation and hygiene to disaster prone areas of Bangladesh, where only 40% of the population …Read More

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Vice Chancellor medals awarded to returning Rio Olympians

In an honorary celebratory event held in the Great Hall yesterday evening (Monday), three University of Birmingham alumni and one current second year student who won gold medals as either an athlete or coach at this summer’s Rio Olympic and Paralympic games, were awarded with medals from the university’s Vice Chancellor, David Eastwood, in recognition …Read More

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Students React to the UK’s Historic Vote to Leave the European Union

In a historic turn of events, with a 72% turnout, the UK has voted to leave the EU. Despite urging for the country to vote remain, Prime Minister David Cameron lost his campaign with 52% voting to leave. Although overall Britain’s population voted to leave, results amongst the individual countries of the UK varied widely. …Read More

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