Birmingham university plans major expansion

A BIRMINGHAM university has submitted major plans for the redevelopment of its campus as it looks to accommodate hundreds of additional students.

Newman University, which is based in Bartley Green, is planning the biggest overhaul of its facilities since the-then college was built back in the late 1960s.

It was granted university status in 2013 and currently caters for around 2,2,00 students but with the lifting of the student cap last year, this could rise to 3,000.

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