Levelling Up Secretary hails region's 'visionary local leaders' as West Midlands Deeper Devolution Deal confirmed at Warwick
The Levelling Up Secretary and West Midlands Mayor Andy Street have signed a landmark deeper devolution deal for the region at the University of Warwick today, marking a seismic shift in power, funding and responsibility from Whitehall to the West Midlands.
The University of Warwick and University College Birmingham have launched an ambitious partnership to address skills gaps and support businesses in the West Midlands.
Students at the University of Warwick raised £46,928 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and helped cut waste on campus by donating unwanted clothes and personal items last academic year.
Government’s new KEF report puts Warwick in top 10% of English universities for “Public and community engagement” and top 20% for “Working with Business”
The Government’s new Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) report published today, Wednesday 31st March 2021, shows that, in among universities and higher education providers in England, Warwick is in the top 10% for “Public and community engagement” and the top 20% for “Working with business”.
Communities across Coventry and Warwickshire are being urged to make the fourth annual Green Week a launch-pad for sustainability. Green Week, which this year will take place between Monday 8th and Sunday 14th March 2021, originated from talks between the University of Warwick, Coventry City Council and Coventry University, and has since encompassed Warwick District Council and Action 21.
The UK Vegetable Genebank (UKVGB), part of Warwick Crop Centre on the University of Warwick’s Wellesbourne Campus, celebrates its 40th anniversary today (Thursday October 8 2020).