Birmingham City University

We all welcome the appointment of Professor Philip Plowden as Vice Chancellor, who will take the University forward to new heights. In the meantime we must raise the profile of the University in areas where there is a great demand for the strong educational attainments of British Universities. This is why it is necessary to take advantage of the massive interest of people in the Far East in their visitors, and what they stand for! Chinese people have a natural friendliness for visitors, and love to have photographs taken with them. These will stay in their records for many years, and hopefully attract the interest of potential students from all around the world!imageimageimageimageimageimage

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prediction- May the 4th. be with you!

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About douglasosborn

He has been a Councillor for 17 years representing Weoley Ward on Birmingham City Council. He has worked for, and overseen through planning, the improvements to Weoley Castle Square, and Northfield Town Regeneration. He worked in Sparkbrook as a Youth Leader for 5 years and lectured the City Careers service on the employment of disabled people. He originally trained as a Mining Engineer qualifying in 1970, specialising in Explosives and Mine Lighting. He was a member of the Institute of Minerals, Mining, and Metallurgy, and the Institution of Lighting Engineers, now Professionals. He was a member of the West Midlands Police Authority (1976-1980) and a member of the board of Birmingham Airport (1976-1981). He took a B.Th. degree at Oxford University, and gained a Master of Arts degree in Urban Design from Birmingham City University. He was Chairman of Birmingham City Planning Committee from 2008 to 2012, until the change in administration, but is still a member of the committee. He now serves on the Police and Crime Commissioner panel, and was a West Midlands Regional Ambulance Service Shadow board member. He is a Governor of Bournville College, and Victoria Federation. He serves on the West Midland Combined Authority Mayoral scrutiny panel. He is still Birmingham's 'Heritage Champion'. He has never claimed any expenses in the 17 years he has served on the City Council, perhaps because the forms are too complicated !!
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