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May Newsletter 2023

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In Our May Newsletter:

  • University of Birmingham Awarded £1.2m funding for AI and data science scholarships
  • Sainsbury's launches Nectar card change to rival Tesco's Clubcard scheme
  • Joint venture acquires former Sainsbury's site in Selly Oak


News Near You

News around the area of the UK and topical to students.


University of Birmingham Awarded £1.2M Funding for AI and Data Science Scholarships

The University of Birmingham has been awarded £1.2 million by the Office for Students (OfS) to fund up to 120 master’s scholarships. These scholarships are worth £10,000 each and are being offered for the 2023-24 academic year.

Students can study a range of courses across England covering topics such as practical AI and data science skills, coding, programming, machine learning, health data science and AI ethics.

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Sainsbury's Launches Nectar Card Change to Rival Tesco's Clubcard Scheme

Sainsbury's has announced a major revamp to its Nectar card scheme in a bid to take on its rival, Tesco Clubcard.

The store has revealed that customers will now be able to take advantage of brand discounts in addition to the usual points collection system. The new scheme will offer customers lower prices on selected items, as well as the ability to collect Nectar points in the usual way.

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Joint Venture Acquires Former Sainsbury's Site in Selly Oak

The site has been acquired in an undisclosed deal by Galliard Apsley Partnership, a joint venture between Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital.

The new owners are now preparing plans for the land which covers 3.4 acres and comprises the former Sainsbury's unit, car park and servicing facilities.

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Tips For Students

Tips and tricks to improve your time at university

Get Plenty of Rest

Sleep fuels the brain and promotes more productivity for the day and allows for proper function to study and take in information.
Getting enough sleep not only helps with studying but has all kinds of health benefits. Read More

Study Tips

Stay on Top of Your Mental Health and Well-being

Staying on top of your mental health and making sure it’s in top shape is highly important for both your studies and your day-to-day life. Here are some things you can do to improve your mental well-being and give yourself a brain boost! Read More

Ask if You Dont Understand

Money Saving Tips

Creating a weekly budget can help you save money whilst in university. Here is a UCAS guide on budgeting effectively so that your student loan can go further. Read More

Study Small Chunks Often

Our Accommodation Will Be Fully Let by July

All our student accommodation will be fully let by July 2023. We have limited properties available. Get in touch to have a chat about the best accommodation plans available for you.

Contact the office to find out more.

Check out our featured property below on accommodation with all the student essentials included.

Featured Property

Available for 2023

Ensuite Studio in the Heart of Selly Oak

This studio-style property is located in Selly Oak, just a short walk away from UoB. Features include a bedroom/living area & fitted bath or shower room. There is also a shared kitchen area with quality low-noise white goods. This accommodation comes fully furnished, including a double bed, storage, study desk and chair and more.

  • Available July 2023
  • Private car parking with 24-hour CCTV
  • Utility bills and 100Mb broadband included
  • Dedicated maintenance teams
  • £148pw / £642pcm

Register your interest so we can contact you with properties that may be of interest, or view the full listing and book your viewing today.

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