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UK University launches Ghana Alumni Group

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The University of Birmingham – the UK's first civic university and one of the internationally acclaimed research-intensive universities is launching a new Ghanaian alumni group in Accra tomorrow evening (Thursday 16 June 2011).

Former students of Birmingham will join University of Birmingham representatives at the launch event which will include a presentation on recent and future developments at Birmingham and allow fellow alumni to network.

Over the last three years in excess of £200 million has been invested in the University of Birmingham's estate including state-of-the-art learning facilities. In addition, it will invest £600 million in a wide range of transformational projects to further enhance the high quality experience that students who choose Birmingham receive.

Emma Mylett, Regional Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, from the University of Birmingham, said: “It's a pleasure to be in Ghana to launch the alumni group. We are extremely proud of the achievements of our alumni and enjoy finding out what they are doing now and celebrating their successes. Although they are no longer on campus, alumni remain a huge part of Birmingham's global community and we value the contribution they make to current University life.”

For further information about the event, please contact:

James Minhas, International Officer, University of Birmingham

Email: [email protected]