Buzz Bitesize

Circulated monthly, buzz bitesize is an enewsletter that is sent to all University staff and provides the latest news, views, events and opportunities from across campus in a handy to read digest style.

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buzz bitesize contributor guidance

Do let us know about all the great opportunities, events and campus news for University staff. Please do let us know about anything that you would like to include in buzz bitesize, these hints and tips should help ensure that your items are featured.

  • Keep it brief! As the name suggests, Bitesize is designed to give readers a snapshot of content that they can view quickly and easily. There is a limit of 23 characters for the headline and 200 characters to introduce the news or event. You can then provide a link to more detailed website, intranet page or event content.
  • Use the submission form. Using our simple form to submit your contributions for buzz bitesize will not only save you time but will help to ensure that all relevant information for colleagues is included. You can access the form in the contibution box below.
  • Plan ahead. The table below shows contribution deadlines for all buzz bitesize 2016-17 editions, any items submitted after these dates will not be included.
Please note: we may not always be able to accomodate all content received into buzz bitesize but we will consider each request on merit. We'll always endeavour to help promote your news, events and achievements via the range of campus communications channels available. 

 buzz bitesize contribution form

  • Your name
  • In what edition would you like your contribution to appear?

 How do I comment on buzz bitesize? 

We are always keen to hear your views on buzz bitesize content and format. Is there something you think we are missing? Are there any events, or opportunities that you would like to hear more about?

You can provide feedback and suggestions on buzz bitesize or any other aspect of the University's Internal Communications by emailing internalcomms@contacts.bham.ac.uk

 When is buzz bitesize circulated? 

buzz bitesize is usually circulated on the first Thursday of each month. To help ensure that your content is included in your required edition please complete your submission form no later than 12:00 on the contribution deadline date. The 2017-18 contribution and distribution deadlines are below.

 MonthContribution Deadline  Distribution Date 
December (2017) 29 November 7 December
January 15 December 4 January
February 24 January 1 February
March 21 February 1 March
April 28 March 5 April
May 25 April 3 May
June 30 May 7 June