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

 

Dr Dawn Albery and Custard Factory image of campaign to support creative industries called Get It Right from a Genuine Site

Why creative industries are growing faster in Birmingham than anywhere else

See why BCU Dean Dr Dawn Albery is praising Birmingham's creative sector as the universtiy sponsors BPBA 2016

Birmingham City University signs up to Midlands Engine Partnership

University joins five other higher educational institutions to combined expertise and support aims of improving skills and innovation

Julia King, vice-chancellor of Aston University

Midland female engineers feature in new national countdown

Women working for organisations such as Alton Towers owner Merlin and Aston University ranked alongside the nation's finest to mark National Women in Engineering Day

CGI of new teaching labs planned for the University of Birmingham campus

University of Birmingham unveils plans for new science and technology complex

Latest phase of £300m campus expansion will welcome 'Central Teaching Labs' aimed at bringing together its science, technology, engineering and maths facilities

Work has started on building a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood

WMG Academy to train young engineers in West Midlands

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers opening in Chelmsley Wood will be officially opened by political and business leaders tomorrow, June 21

Former IoD chief John Phillips has received an MBE

Former IoD chief receives MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

John Phillips awarded recognition for services to business while clothing entrepreneur and Custard Factory owner also recognised

BCU staff will occupy the newly named Joseph Priestley Building from September

Birmingham City University names new home after Joseph Priestley

Renowned educational reformist is immortalised in office complex as first phase of Eastside Locks regeneration is handed over

Aston University has received a Regius Professorship

Aston University awarded Regius Professorship

Institute's School of Pharmacy recognised as part of Queen's 90th birthday celebrations for the quality of its teaching and research

UCB is hoping to close Holland Street

Privatising Jewellery Quarter street is a dangerous road to go down

Architect Joe Holyoak takes a dim view of University College Birmingham's plan to close a Jewellery Quarter street in a bid to safeguard its students

CGI of BCU's new £41m building in Edgbaston

BAM to build new £41m life sciences hub for Birmingham City University

Construction group which led development of Beorma Quarter and revamp of NIA wins brief to build new campus in Edgbaston

Moseley high street

The independent spirit of trendy 'village' Moseley

With its indie spirit and cosmopolitan character, the Birmingham suburb of Moseley is known for its village feel and trendy vibe

CGI of the new Universities Centre

Construction starts on latest Innovation Birmingham Campus expansion

New Universities Centre will aim to boost collaboration between small companies and city's educational institutes

CGI of the new-look campus at Newman University

Major campus expansion for Birmingham university

The next phase of Newman University's £70m overhaul will see almost 300 bedrooms constructed alongside new teaching facilities and extended parking

From left: Sir Adrian Cadbury, Sir Dominic Cadbury and Prof Jo Bradwell at The Binding Site after winning a Queen's Award in 2007

Birmingham Post Power 250: Science

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of science

Professor Craig Jackson, head of psychology at BCU

Birmingham Post Power 250: Academia

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of academia

Jodie Cook, founder of JC Social Media

Birmingham Post Power 250: Social Media

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of social media

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Birmingham Post Power 250: Business Lobby

  • CBI

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of business lobbying

Desmond Jaddoo, Birmingham Empowerment Forum

Birmingham Post Power 250: Campaigners and Activists

  • NHS

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of campaigners and activists

Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive

Lord Bamford

Birmingham Post Power 250: Manufacturing

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of manufacturing

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

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