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The changing role of research managers
Julia Warner from University of East Anglia looks at the shifting role of research managers over the past year
A concrete example
The benefits of pre-cast concrete became evident during the construction of the country’s first university training school in Birmingham
And now the weather ...
The importance of protecting the built environment from weather damage is being brought into focus by the Resilience14 conference
Space-saving recycling bin stacks up
Leafield Environmental has created a modern space-saving recycling unit for Bath Spa University’s newly completed halls of residence
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
Kent to receive £75m capital injection
Teaching and research facilities at the University of Kent are to benefit from a £75m cash injection from the European Investment Bank (EIB)
Students take lead on design project
Architecture students from the University for the Creative Arts Canterbury have taken over a recent project with AKT II
OUP and Emerge Education in new deal
Oxford University Press has partnered with Emerge Education to support new educational start-ups
Student Hotel eyes new European bases
The Student Hotel announces major capital increase to fund its European expansion strategy in 2015 and beyond
The new world order
Adapting to change is key to inspiring and engaging a new generation of students, says Dr Rupert Ward
Investing in sports stars of tomorrow
The University of Nottingham has announced plans to invest £40m for a new sports complex at its University Park campus
Student accommodation: a seismic shift
The market for student accommodation has headed in a whole new direction says architect James Badley of rg+p
Digital added to Liverpool’s services
The University of Liverpool has built a Digitisation Service as part of their ‘Resources for Courses’ initiative to improve student experience
UB December edition out now
The December edition of University Business magazine, with full review of the year, is now available to download
Supplier Focus

The pace of change

Welcome to the fast moving, ever-changing university sector. That’s a phrase that you wouldn’t have expected to read a few short years ago

Green award for Bath Spa and Kier

A partnership between Bath Spa University and Kier Services has been recognised at this year’s International Green Apple Awards

Dundee launches its first MOOC

The University of Dundee is set to offer its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the FutureLearn platform

Jisc Digital Festival registration open

UK MOOC pioneer Simon Nelson, CEO of FutureLearn confirmed to headline next year’s event in Birmingham

Fancy going Dutch?

With the costs of going to university in the UK continuing to rise, Ted Underwood looks at the benefits of studying abroad

Kent’s new home for business

The University of Kent is investing in a new £20m campus facility for two of its major academic departments

Tantalising tips for a veggie Christmas

Alex Connell, tutor at the Cordon Vert cookery school, shares his tips on how to prepare the perfect veggie feast this Christmas

Coventry embraces online learning

Coventry University College has unveiled plans to launch a programme of online degrees in 2015 to better meet the needs of its students

University gets keys to Bedford Gateway

A £25m redevelopment of the University of Bedfordshire’s Bedford campus has taken a giant leap forward

New marketing head at UCAS Media

UCAS Media appoints Head of Education Marketing & Advertising to transform its service to education providers

Graham joins Cambridge development

Cambridge University awards contract for postgraduate student accommodation on the NW Cambridge Development to Graham Construction

HE’s top five

University Business Editor Rebecca Paddick rounds up the biggest developments over the last 12 months in UK higher education