Moss House campus at University College Birmingham wins award as one of the best buildings in region. Moss House – University College Birmingham’s newest campus building in the Jewellery Quarter – has been recognised by the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects. Described as “inventive and experimental”, the campus was one of just nine buildings in the West Midlands to win at the regional RIBA awards.
The JQBID in partnership with Google Digital Garage and Digital Birmingham, is holding two free digital workshops to help businesses in the Jewellery Quarter succeed online. These sessions are free to all businesses within the JQBID area and will take place at the Jewellery Quarter Conference Centre on Vyse Street. Individuals can book onto one … Read more
Students from University College Birmingham have hijacked nearly 50 jobs at one of the city’s busiest hotels as part of a campaign to encourage young people to pursue a career in hospitality. In partnership with InterContinental Hotel Group’s National Hotel Takeover and People 1st, students will run the Crowne Plaza in Central Square, Holliday Street, for the … Read more
Alyn Waterman will be one of several professional guests providing career insight during The University College Birmingham All-Star Open Day on Saturday 20 January. Alyn Waterman has over 25 years experience of working with hair, make-up and beauty on tv and movie sets and has been Dame Joan Collin’s personal hairstylist for over 12 years. Alyn … Read more
The Jewellery Quarter hair and make-up artist Alyn Waterman, Birmingham restauranteur Glynn Purnell, and Rosie Ginday founder of Miss Macaroon are just a few of the many speakers attending the UCB Open Day on Saturday 20th January. The complete list of star-studded guest speakers includes YouTubers, celebrity chefs, athletes, bloggers and professional entrepreneurs who will present … Read more
The seventh generation head of a historic Jewellery Quarter firm is set to offer inspiration to brands right at the beginning of their start-up journey at a top industry event next month. Henry Deakin, managing director at Deakin & Francis, will address the audience at The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange on 4th October. The business … Read more