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Ellie recreates iconic British engineer as an octopus to win at National Make-up Awards

Ellie recreates iconic British engineer as an octopus to win at National Make-up Awards

Ellie Burton is feeling shipshape after winning at the National Make-up Awards with her interpretation of iconic engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel as a sea creature, inspired by three ground-breaking ships he designed in the early 19th century.

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Winners take it all at AASE Boxing Graduation

Winners take it all at AASE Boxing Graduation

Some of the best young boxers from all over the UK descended on UCB for the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) Boxing Graduation Awards.

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Made-up! Kris clinches third work placement.

Made-up! Kris clinches third work placement.

Kris Delaney, BA (Hons) Specialist Hair and Media Make-up student, is absolutely made up after clinching her third work placement with an industry professional since starting at UCB.

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It's not just any opportunity… star student Sophie Ecclestone wins another coveted food product development placement at Marks & Spencer

It's not just any opportunity… star student Sophie Ecclestone wins another coveted food product development placement at Marks & Spencer

Sophie Ecclestone, a second-year undergraduate studying Food Development and Innovation, is one of just two successful candidates to gain a position on Marks & Spencer's highly sought after year-long Food Product Development Business placement scheme.

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Hitachi HR boss shares post-Brexit employability advice at UCB event

Hitachi HR boss shares post-Brexit employability advice at UCB event

University College Birmingham was proud to host Stephen Pierce as its first CMI Companions on Campus speaker at UCB's 2017 European Business Conference coordinated by UCB academic staff Sian Williams and Gillian McCurdy.

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UCB student wins second at prestigious Young Chef of the Year Peru competition!

UCB student wins second at prestigious Young Chef of the Year Peru competition!

Culinary Arts Management student Ryan Sharpe has beaten students and industry professionals from all over the UK to come second in the Young Chef of the Year Peru competition, which was held this month at Westminster College in London.

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More young adults with SEN finding work with help from UCB

More young adults with SEN finding work with help from UCB

From retail to transportation, more young adults with special educational needs and learning disabilities are finding work thanks to a partnership between a Birmingham school and UCB.

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Bowing to a 300lb tuna and being cooked for by a Hilton head chef - UCB students dish up experience of their prize trip to Japan

Bowing to a 300lb tuna and being cooked for by a Hilton head chef - UCB students dish up experience of their prize trip to Japan

With over 10,000 UK restaurants now offering Asian food, it's no wonder Zest Quest Asia – the brainchild of top Indian chef Cyrus Todiwala OBE – is dubbed "the student chef's competition for the 21st century".

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Have you got what it takes to be a UCBlogger?

Have you got what it takes to be a UCBlogger?

If you're an aspiring writer who enjoys using social media and knows how to create great content, including photos and videos, we need to hear from you.

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Great start to the summer for NSS winners

Great start to the summer for NSS winners

Fifteen lucky students won big for taking part in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).

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