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Bristol’s Bright Night
Brain cells were buzzing across Bristol recently as the city’s research was showcased to the public on Bristol Bright Night
Why HE should invest in fishing tackle
Vicky La Trobe, Director of Fourpoints Management, shares some top tips for successful marketing in higher education
£27m building boost for Sheffield Hallam
The new Heart of the Campus development has brought staff and students together, in an open, energy-efficient building
Taking sustainability seriously
UK universities are set to embrace sustainability in the curriculum with new guidelines outlined this month
Thousands log on to virtual open day
Series of online open days for Kings College London attract more than 13,000 students from 40 countries
Derby duo scoop top honours
A duo of lecturers from the University of Derby have been awarded with a top National Teaching Fellowship (NTF)
Supporting world-class universities
The HE sector is perfectly poised to grow and drive the UK’s economic prosperity says Professor Shamit Saggar at UPP
Edinburgh takes the Big Apple by storm
The University of Edinburgh is intensifying its links with North America by opening a new liaison office in New York City
A secure campus
Fernando Pires looks at the many reasons to make control and management of mechanical keys a fundamental component of campus security
Wikipedia founder at Bett 2015
Jimmy Wales, leading technology futurist and founder of Wikipedia, has been announced as a keynote speaker at Bett 2015
UEL steps into future
University of East London steps into future by providing the latest Samsung devices and ebooks to thousands of first-year students
Clouding the issue
Forget the jargon: cloud access is information access, argues Lenovo Worldwide Education Executive, Sam Morris
MOOC explores nature and value of play
A new online course will explore how play is an important part of our lives, from a baby’s first game of peek-a-boo through to adulthood
Tablet use in HE
Queen Mary University London launches one of the largest ever studies of tablet use in UK higher education
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All change at Jisc

Professor Martin Hall tells us how Jisc, the UK’s information technology service for HE and FE, has gone from ISP to solutions partner

Combining the old with the new

Refurbishing ancient university buildings holds a number of challenges. UB spoke to property consultancy Bidwells to find out more

Digital degree delivery

The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured to, says Nancy Coleman

Steni brightens up Liverpool project

Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool

Eco-friendly on the menu

Age-old dining customs embraced eco-friendly alternatives at the 2014 Environmental Awards held recently at Cambridge

Edinburgh in language push

People living in Scotland are set to benefit from a new centre that will encourage and support speaking more than one language

The sale-ready audit

Rachel Stott and Tim Smithers from Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP, tell us more about preparing land for disposable development

Revving up in Bolton

The University of Bolton and British racing car company Ginetta have strengthened links ahead of the newly announced LMP3 car

Student housing project for Norwich

Alumno’s new student housing and community development set to transform the Norwich bus station area

Edinburgh takes the Big Apple by storm

The University of Edinburgh is intensifying its links with North America by opening a new liaison office in New York City

Putting digital top of the agenda

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman reports from the Universities UK conference on digital marketing

Dawnus Kingston project Tops Out

Zac Goldsmith, MP, Tops Out new £10 million Kingston College Creative Industries Centre, built by Dawnus Construction