Anna Paulins

Anna Paulins
Birmingham University


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Green Heart to be turned into 5-a-side pitches


Anna Barry is UoB’s Hottest Single!

The third year English Lit student smashed the final with 40% of the votes

UoB’s Hottest Single: It’s the FINAL

You’ve voted in your thousands, and here are your three fit finalists

Turns out UoB didn’t spend a single penny on the weird HuddleBox in the library

Thank god for that

Hold up! There’s Kitty Cafe opening in Grand Central with 30 cats roaming free

Sounds purrrrrrrfect

Vote in UoB’s hottest single: Heat one

Searching for the fittest of the fit

Nominate UoB’s Hottest Single

Let’s be grateful for those killer genes

Brum’s Vice-Chancellor bags a £5k pay rise

Does anyone even know his name?

BREAKING: Pryzm cordoned off as fire engines park outside

An eyewitness said they were carrying ‘something that resembled a sex doll’

Revealed: The top unis giving out firsts like candy

The top ten were over 30 per cent

Homeless man found dead near the Bullring

His death is not thought to be suspicious

We went to a fetish workshop and realised how vanilla we are

More immersive than 3D Fifty Shades

NUS to go bankrupt in spring, according to leaked document

Lack of funding could hit student services

We went to a pleasure workshop and here’s what we learnt about our vaginas

Apparently only 63 per cent of straight women orgasm during sex

There’s going to be an online graph telling you how busy the gym is coming soon

I’ll finally be able to get on the machines

Academic boycott of UoB Dubai campus agreed in unanimous vote

The vote came in response to Matthew Hedges’ sentencing

Professor emails pic of empty lecture to her 400 English students after no one turns up

Not one. single. person

Birmingham council may dim street lights to save money, which is exactly what Selly needs

The council claims it is the ‘most challenging period’

Birmingham named the most burgled city in the UK after London

How much do you bet most of those were in Selly?

Greggs will be giving out free festive bakes in Birmingham tomorrow

Get in my belly

‘KGB’-like Student Loan Company taking away students’ finance after stalking them on Facebook

They claimed social media is a ‘public source of information’

Entire library evacuated for an ‘unattended bag’

Classic saving seats gone wrong

BREAKING: Police called after Library evacuated for ‘security reasons’

A suspicious package was left in the library

There’s a free bus taking students home safely from campus from Monday

All aboard the Selly Express

BREAKING: Lab 11 will reopen after review of their licence

The suspension came after the death of a 19-year old man

Greggs Deliveroo is coming to Birmingham

Get me that sausage roll

Exclusive: UoB cheerleading squad placed on probation after racial incidents

Members felt ‘ostracised’ after other cheerleaders used the n-word

UoB’s most relatable Instagram @sleepyuob is full of sleeping students

Become a bnoc in your sleep

BREAKING: Old Joe is chiming again

We were starting to worry!

The Digbeth Greggs theme park rumours are untrue

No sausage rollercoaster for Birmingham

UoB students start a petition demanding compensation after being without hot water for months

Residents are demanding compensation

We found out that The University of Birmingham only employs six qualified counsellors

All six do not work full time either

Talking at UoB today, Jacob Rees Mogg spoke about supporting welfare cuts and tuition fees

Surprisingly, there was no riot

Rejoice, Old Joe is finally being repaired after weeks of silence

We miss you old friend

‘Come Dine With Me’ is coming to Brum and you could be on it

Show off your salt bae skills

We all know gym clothing is the only appropriate uni attire, there’s no question about it

Because who has time for anything else?

The very best snaps of UoB’s dissertation hand-ins

Here it is, this year’s dissertation pic round up

All the things I’ll miss about being a fresher

Getting a 2:2 and not having to worry about it