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Give it up for UCB's further education students!

Give it up for UCB's further education students!

UCB's Level 3 students and apprentices descended on Birmingham Town Hall to celebrate the completion of their courses, with 11 students also receiving special recognition.

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Basking in another record year of culinary trophies and medals!

Basking in another record year of culinary trophies and medals!

Chef lecturer Mathew Shropshall didn't think things could get much better than last year, when UCB's student bakers, cooks and front-of-house protégés proudly took home a record number of awards from some of the biggest competitions in the UK and beyond.

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UCB lecturer travels to Memphis, Tennessee to present innovative paper on youth violence

UCB lecturer travels to Memphis, Tennessee to present innovative paper on youth violence

Craig Pinkney, who lectures on a number of UCB's degree courses and is the UK leader of the EUGANGS project, has just returned from presenting a ground-breaking paper at the Annual Conference for the Homicide Research Working Group in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Family fortunes! Mum and daughter hairdressing duo amongst winners of glossy photoshoot

Family fortunes! Mum and daughter hairdressing duo amongst winners of glossy photoshoot

Nine top students on UCB's Hair and Beauty programmes, including mother and daughter Jo and Shayla Ullah, descended on UCB's studios last week for a professional photo shoot using an exclusive new line of high-end Schwarzkopf hair products.

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Mastering the science behind fish fingers and mayo: year 10 students get stuck in at UCB's Food Science Week

Mastering the science behind fish fingers and mayo: year 10 students get stuck in at UCB's Food Science Week

Students from six local secondary schools got to grips with the fascinating science behind some of our favourite food with a packed programme of food and science workshops at UCB last week.

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Ooh la la! Parisian chef gives masterclass in French cooking to UCB Professional Cookery apprentices and Chef Lecturers

Ooh la la! Parisian chef gives masterclass in French cooking to UCB Professional Cookery apprentices and Chef Lecturers

Chef lecturers and apprentices at UCB were taught the crème de la crème of sophisticated French cuisine last week in a masterclass delivered by Phillippe Baillergeant, esteemed chef at the Jean-Drouant Hotel School of Paris.

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UCB wins record number of gold medals at national bakery competition

UCB wins record number of gold medals at national bakery competition

UCB is officially a force to be reckoned with after bringing home a record 29 medals – including 12 golds - from one of the industry's biggest bakery competitions.

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Training to help NHS staff guide patients through 'care maze' piloted at UCB

Training to help NHS staff guide patients through 'care maze' piloted at UCB

Thirty receptionists from GP surgeries across Birmingham have attended UCB to pilot an NHS training course designed to help them guide patients through the maze of care services.

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UCB launches £38 million higher education centre in historic Jewellery Quarter

UCB launches £38 million higher education centre in historic Jewellery Quarter

University College Birmingham is launching the next phase of its £100 million investment in student facilities with a £38 million higher education centre in the Jewellery Quarter.

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SHMM GTA lands tour with "worldwide phenomenon" Dirty Dancing stage show

SHMM GTA lands tour with "worldwide phenomenon" Dirty Dancing stage show

Hannah Forbes first came to UCB as a Level 2 student in 2009, before eventually progressing onto a degree in Specialist Hair & Media Make-up and finally becoming a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the University.

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