About The University of Birmingham
Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century.
Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. We continue this tradition today and have ambitions for a future that will embed our work and recognition of the Birmingham name on the international stage. Universities are never complete. They develop as new challenges and opportunities occur. At Birmingham we innovate, we push the frontiers of understanding; we ask new research questions, we turn theory through experiment into practice – because that’s what great universities do.
Birmingham is constantly developing and evolving in its desire to become a leading global university. This is being achieved through our enhanced research power and reach; the distinctiveness of our exceptional student experience; the breadth and depth of our academic portfolio; our size and the extent of our global networks.
Birmingham was named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide in October 2013. Outstanding performance across the league tables and Birmingham's bold and sector-leading initiatives were recognised by this prestigious accolade.
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The Sunday Times15/12316/121
The Complete University Guide16/13116/129
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The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
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