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All the latest national education news plus the local issues affecting the Birmingham and West Midlands area.


CGI of plans for 418 student bedrooms in Selly Oak which have been bought by Unite

Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site

Digital sector 'will create 14,000 West Midlands jobs'

New report suggests digital and technology industries will provide more than £2bn additional GVA to West Midlands' economy

University of Birmingham is launching a new campus in Dubai

University of Birmingham to launch Middle East campus

Edgbaston institute will expand its global reach by opening new hub in Dubai alongside other universities

Birmingham Post Business Awards 2017: Seven top companies reveal why they are sponsoring our awards

HSBC, Birmingham Airport and Browne Jacobson are among this year's BPBA sponsors

Symphony Hall is one of the city's great cultural institutions

Comment: Culture and economy can thrive with a little creative thinking

John Kampfner, chief executive of the Creative Industries Federation, is calling on the new West Midlands mayor to place the creative sector at the top of the agenda

A view over the town of Ludlow in Shropshire, England

Young mezzo-soprano's vocal about her disability

Christopher Morley talks to mezzo-soprano Bethan Langford about how, despite being visually impaired, she has managed to carve out a glittering career

Perry Barr flood risk management system has won a 2017 ICE Award

Perry Barr flood management project wins ICE Award

Scheme to protect homes in north Birmingham among the winners at last night's 2017 West Midlands Awards

B4451/B4100 dual carriageway scheme in Gaydon

Shortlist unveiled for ICE Awards

The West Midlands top civil engineering projects will be recognised at annual ceremony in Birmingham next week

Staff from Birmingham City University and BAM mark the 'topping out' of BCU's new life sciences building in Edgbaston

Birmingham developments reach key milestones

Topping out ceremonies held at new HSBC UK head office and BCU's campus expansion in Edgbaston

Why BCU professor wants to replace 'career politicians' with engineers

Alan Pendry, Associate Professor of Advanced Systems Engineering at BCU erveals wishes ahead of speaking at Subcon at the NEC

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Rising star is a member of a large and talented family

BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is taking time off from his A-level studies to play a concert in Birmingham with his sister

New future revealed for Curzon Street landmark

Famous entrance to old station will be visitor centre and education hub under new plans unveiled by HS2

Hebe the godess of youth statue in Corporation Street

Time for our great women to break the bronze ceiling

University of Birmingham lecturer Chris Game says the city needs to up its recognition of female icons in its public artwork

CBSO musical director Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts the orchestra

New CBSO season sees Mirga busy with Debussy

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has unveiled an exciting programme for 2017/18. Its music director talks to Christopher Morley

The university's new sports complex and pool will open next month

Opening date revealed for Birmingham's new 50m swimming pool

University of Birmingham unveils long-delayed launch date of new £55m sports complex

Prof Philip Plowden has been named as the new vice-chancellor of BCU

Birmingham City University appoints new vice-chancellor

Prof Philip Plowden from the University of Derby will take up the role in September

Benjamin Frith

Saints march in with a few surprises up their sleeve...

Christopher Morley previews a busy few weeks ahead on the classical scene, including an enterprising mix of the known and not-so-known from the Orchestra of St John

Antony Greaves, BIMM Birmingham college principal

New Digbeth music school appoints first principal

Industry veteran who has worked with artists such as Coldplay and Amy Winehouse will lead new £4m school when it opens later this year

Bouygues UK will lead the revamp of Centenary Square

Bouygues UK to lead £10m Centenary Square revamp

Construction group appointed to trio of projects in the city including revamp of public square outside library

Reprieve for Birmingham colleges after apprenticeship snub

Trio of institutions can continue providing apprenticeship training after government performs u-turn over its controversial new register

In This Week's Paper


Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor