MPW Birmingham: Latest News
MPW Birmingham continued with their to date impressive unbeaten football season with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Cambridge Centre for Sixth Form Studies.
In February of this year, MPW Birmingham had the privilege of hosting the West Midlands round of the prestigious Oxford schools debating competition – the largest parliamentary style competition in the UK!
Each year we celebrate the achievements of our most outstanding students in our prize-giving event. This years prize-giving was presided over by Dr George Harris whose work with young people in the West Midlands as a clinical psychologist has brought enormous benefit and acclaim from those he has worked with.
On Thursday May 28th 2015 MPW Birmingham held its annual Sports Dinner at the Blue Piano restaurant, Edgbaston. The event is always one of the highlights of the year for students who are part of the football squad and was thoroughly enjoyed by all again this year.
On Tuesday the 28th April MPW Birmingham hosted MPW Cambridge in a football match. For several years now the two colleges have entered into a friendly rivalry with matches taking place both home and away. Earlier on in the season we travelled to Cambridge for the first leg and left with a two goals to one victory. It was a close encounter and Birmingham won the game thanks to a wonder strike from Arun Burgess.
MPW Birmingham participated in the first CIFE football tournament which was held at the prestigious Saint George’s Park. This venue will need no introduction to the football fans amongst you because it is an official training venue of the England football team.
Each year, MPW Birmingham students attend the Annual Model United Nations event at Haileybury College. Run by the various United Nation Associations across the world, it offers students the chance to be a delegate at an ‘as real’ General Assembly.
Prize giving is an opportunity for the MPW community to celebrate student achievements from the previous academic year. This year’s prize giving was led by Dr Roger Charlton who is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Nottingham as well as being an active clinician as a GP in Hampton-in-Arden.
Once the AS exams have finished, students are usually ready to relax after a year of hard work; however there is still a little more for them to do before they can fully enjoy the summer break. In the final few weeks of term we ensure that the students are fully prepared for the challenges related to applying for university through UCAS.
To celebrate the outstanding art, photography and media work created by MPW students this year, an art and media exhibition was held. Parents, students and tutors were invited to view the work and discuss their interpretations of the work on show. “This year’s art and design students have shown great commitment to their work which is reflected in the high quality pieces that are on show this evening.