VC start of year address

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Eastwood, has recorded a start of year message for all staff where he answers questions on a wide range of topics including University successes and strategy, personal reflection on his time so far at Birmingham, and ways that staff can share suggestions and comments with the Vice-Chancellor and University Executive Board.


You can watch either the full address or any of the four sections below on key themes.


Full address (23.53 mins)



Challenges and opportunities (5.33 mins)


Personal reflection (4.42 mins)


Communicating with staff (7.04 mins)


What's next? (7.06 mins)


If you have any questions or feedback on the VC's address please contact us at

Find out more about how you can raise any questions or suggestions for the VC at the termly Vice-Chancellor's Open Forum


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