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  The e-newsletter of Birmingham City University Alumni Association April 2015  
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Dear Ashleigh,                                          

In this month's issue: part of the campus in Perry Barr sold, Julian Lloyd Webber appointed as the new Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, development of Eastside continues with plans for new student accommodation, health expert hits out at 'accessory babies' trend, student named 2015's outstanding student nurse and news of the latest events. 

Tickets are now available for the Alumni Reunion Weekend taking place in May. Take this opportunity to attend the last ever event at the Students' Union in Perry Barr before the Union moves to its new home at our City Centre Campus. With the sale of part of the campus in Perry Barr, this may also be your last opportunity to visit some of the buildings. 

Kind regards 

Rachel Whitehouse 

Rachel Whitehouse
Alumni Relations Officer
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Perry Barr campus deal struck

A deal has been agreed that will see a new school built on part of the University's campus in Perry Barr. The sale confirms the University's determination to leave a powerful education legacy for the Perry Barr community. 
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Julian Lloyd Webber appointed

Internationally renowned cellist Julian Lloyd Webber has been appointed as the new Principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, part of the University. Julian will replace current Principal Professor David Saint who retires in June.
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Eastside accommodation plans

Alumno Developments has started work to transform derelict Eastside land into new canal-side accommodation and retail space for students of the University. An official ground-breaking ceremony kick-started the £48 million project.
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Boy Band Breakups: Let's not be so cavalier to the 'Directioners' - Blog post by Professor Craig Jackson

In February 1996 when Take That announced their split, press reports were feverish about the prospect of fans, distraught at the news of the band's demise, threatening to commit suicide, and being mournful. While we may look back on this with some joyful glee, it might worth just making sure that the fans are OK. Read more
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