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Match Report: W2 Football v Oxford

A bitterly cold, windy, and snowy afternoon greeted the University of Birmingham Women’s second team as they hosted Oxford University’s First eleven in the semi-final of the cup. Oxford have had a relative easy cup run heading into this fixture which includes a 22-0 win over Nottingham Trent’s fourth team. Whilst Birmingham have not been …Read More


Spotlight: Jordan Mackampa

The UK music scene is becoming synonymous with massive talents rising from the streets, with the majority of those being rap/grime artists. It is equally important then to remember that other people are doing great things with music in a different way, and one of those is soul singer/songwriter Jordan Mackampa. He has yet to …Read More


Dan Wootton on VCQT 2018

I think this event is long overdue. The ‘Vice Chancellor’ has for most been an abstract at UoB with the decision-maker of our university keeping well away from the students. Vice Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood was bold in coming down to the Guild of Students, that much must be said – he entered a …Read More


Spotlight: Indoor Pets

There is certainly a new dawn in the age of dirty-pop, as Kent quartet’s name change to Indoor Pets (formerly Get Inuit) marks a new chapter in the story of the band. Having progressively risen over the last 4 years via countless support slots and electrifying festival sets, Jamie Glass and co have had to go …Read More


Match Preview: Wasps v Newcastle

  Aviva Premiership action returns this weekend as Wasps look to climb the table when they host Newcastle on Saturday. The home side slid to four defeats on the bounce in the league, but returned to form with an impressive victory over Northampton before the break for the Anglo Welsh Cup. Whereas the Falcons will …Read More


Birmingham’s Charity Bears Sold for £250,000

If you were in Birmingham or the Black Country over the summer – you may have seen a bear. For 10 weeks, over a hundred colourful ‘sun bear’ sculptures were on display in a trail spanning 70 miles, in a collection called ‘The Big Sleuth’. The ceramic bears, standing at 5 foot 6, were designed …Read More


Match Report: W1 Basketball v Nottingham Trent

 Birmingham’s Women’s 1st’s fell to defeat against a strong Nottingham Trent outfit 54-70 at home on Wednesday afternoon. Nottingham Trent came out of the gate scorching from downtown, and the Lions couldn’t hope to extinguish the flames. Brilliant ball movement from NTU dissected the Lion’s zone defence, finding shooters in rhythm and wide open behind the …Read More


Match Report: M1 Hockey v Nottingham Trent

Underneath Old Joe as the sun set on another chilly autumn day at Birmingham University, the men’s first team were looking to make an exciting and hopefully successful start to their new season.  The skills on show during the warm-up raised expectations for all in attendance that no matter the score the crowd would be …Read More


Match Report: W1 Hockey v Leeds Becket

It was an overcast day at the Bournbrook pitches on what was to be the start of both Birmingham and Leeds Beckett’s Women’s Hockey 1s season, UoB came in to game favourites having beaten their opponents in last year’s fixtures quite handily, and would end up coming away with a 4-0 win. In the opening …Read More


Match Report: W2 Netball v Leicester

The UoB Netball 2s’ first game of the season was extremely successful, with the Lions overpowering Leicester’s 1st team 63-36 – a well-deserved win following an impressive performance. On Wednesday Birmingham 2s stepped out onto the new courts in UB Sport & Fitness Centre, hosting Leicester’s 1st team in the Midlands 2A league. With team …Read More