Emma Dolby

Emma Dolby
Birmingham University


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How to cope with dating a local

Don’t let the accent scare you off, brummies are great to date!

Brum voted the 2nd least romantic place in Britain

The verdict is out this Valentines, as survey ranks Birmingham less romantic than Scunthorpe and Blackpool

Maggie goes to Mars

PhD student at UoB has been long listed for the Mars One Project

Clamp down: uni applies for second injunction against Defend Education

Following the second occupation, university bigwigs reach for the rulebook yet again.

Twerking not working as competition cancelled

Brum’s not ready for this jelly

Three Men found unconscious in Digbeth after taking legal highs

Three men were rushed to hospital after collapsing in the street moments after buying legal highs.

The German Market is back, Ja

The largest outdoor Christmas Market in the country is back and it’s right on our doorstep

Immigration officers raid Legs 11 clubs

Last week Immigration officers arrested three people in midnight raids on Birmingham lap-dancing clubs

Auditions for University Challenge tonight

Auditions seeking brum boffins will be on campus tonight

Selly redevelopment scheme to go ahead

Selly Oak canal plans are revived thanks to a tasty £767k pledge.

Freshers left out in the cold in accommodation nightmare

The number of freshers applying for their accommodation has significantly increased causing an accommodation crisis for UoB

Brum ranked 14th best city for young people

Brum is only 14th best city for young people

Mob causes Broad Street closure

Seven arrested after mob began throwing stones and bottles outside Gatecrasher nightclub.

Stabbing in Selly Oak

Murder investigation launched after 18-year old man dies after stabbing last night (20th September)

Brum jumps up world rankings

Its official UoB is taking over the world, one university rank at a time…

Another League Table, Another Climb for UoB

UoB climbs 15 places in the Guardian’s University Guide.

The Tab meets: Selly Joke

The Tab went to check out Selly Joke, we had lolz.

UoB is climbing up the table

UoB jumps six places in the Complete University Guide league table

Gunnies set to call last orders for the final time

Student pub to make way for a new swimming pool and sports centre

Student co-op scheme plans to make £40 rent in Selly

A student-run Co-operative plans to rent uni accommodation for just £40 a week.

The Last Chapter of UoB’s Waterstone’s

UoB’s campus Waterstone’s is the latest victim of the economic downturn as it announces its closure.

UoB getting desperate?