College news

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the college and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

BBS Facilities Helpdesk

Description
Facilities & Support Services Manager Laura Harris provides an overview of this new service, which offers a central contact point for all facilities-related enquiries.
Date:
Thursday 2nd March 2017

MSc International Business welcomes alumni engagement

Description
Our Alumni Relations and Corporate Relations teams have had great success in sourcing alumni as guest speakers on the MSc International Business programme, accomplished as part of the Curriculum Lecture Initiative.
Date:
Thursday 2nd March 2017

Birmingham Professional Event Recap: Mindfulness Series

Description
This series of four one hour lunchtime sessions provided an introduction to mindfulness. The group were guided through meditation by Dr David Mair, who explained about "monkey mind" and the basics of mindfulness.
Date:
Thursday 23rd February 2017

Postgraduate Researchers – CoSS Essentials Series 3 (2016/17)

Description
This session covered various issues relating to the attraction and supervision of postgraduate research students. it looked at the changing funding environment for PGRs and the opportunities they provide (this included loans for PGRs, the new Midlands DTP, and a recent University Executive Board paper on the subject). They also considered the ways the University and College propose to attract and admit PGR students, and the ways in which colleagues can support that. Finally they covered issues related to good practice in PGR supervision (e.g. ethics reviews, development needs assessment, progress reporting).
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

Quick Colleague Catch-up - Dr. Shireen Kanji

Description
Get to know a little more about one of our newest members of faculty, Dr Shireen Kanji, who joins us from the School of Business at the University of Leicester.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

Birmingham Business School Advisory Board Meeting

Description
This year the Advisory Board Guest Lecture was delivered by António Horta-Osório (CEO of Lloyds) in our new Alan Walters Building. The Board meeting the following day focused on the School's Vision and Strategy going forward to 2020 and the role that our Board members will play.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

2017 CoSS Birmingham Professional Sessions

Description
You may recall in the previous edition of the newsletter we whet your appetite for a number of exciting CoSS Birmingham Professional sessions for 2017. We're now able to share more details with you.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

The Year I Tried To Row the Channel!

Description
Read the inspirational story of Emma Butterworth, one of our students who undertook a gruelling rowing challenge for charity.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

Welfare Officers

Description
Welfare support in the Business School is evolving and we wanted to let you know of our current plans over the forthcoming months as we phase in this new service.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017

Staff update

Description
All the comings, goings and staffing updates for January - starters, leavers, movers, GEM award winners and some very fetching Christmas jumpers.
Date:
Monday 30th January 2017
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