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Plymouth launches e-book initiative
Plymouth University is working with a global digital textbook provider on a pioneering initiative to make e-Textbooks available to students
Top honour for David Sines CBE
Leading healthcare figure Professor David Sines CBE has been honoured by Bucks New University as an Emeritus Professor
Vice-Chancellors: masters of doublethink?
Higher education expert, Mike Boxall, examines PA Consulting Group’s latest survey of university leaders
Leeds Met and GB join forces
Leeds Met and GB Building Solutions announce partnership to give students access to work placements and real-life projects
£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
£8m investment for science in the north
Newcastle is leading a partnership of North universities given funding by Government to train the scientists of the future
Sharing best practice
Following last year’s successful launch event, the two-day Education Estates conference and exhibition is returning in November
Morgan Sindall wins £9.9m York Uni job
Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been appointed by the University of York to build its new Environment Building
The winds of change
Universities are committed to strategies to enhance the environment and are building on these foundations, reports Damon Jones
Tablet use in HE
Queen Mary University London launches one of the largest ever studies of tablet use in UK higher education
UK’s greenest building hits high point
The Enterprise Centre, on target to be UK’s greenest commercial building, has reached its highest construction point
HE benefits from Sport England funding
An additional eight universities have received funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund
International all the way
The benefits of a global education are huge says Professor Christina Slade, Vice-Chancellor at Bath Spa University
Is your uni maximising opportunities?
As university research funding become more tied to targets, more and more universities are drawing on academic research
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Viva la revolución

International cuisine is crucial to menus these days, but perhaps not for the reasons you'd expect, discovers Larry Day

Building city and academic bridges

National report cites University of Sheffield as leading example of how universities help drive UK regional economic growth



Lecture capture for Leeds

A new state-of-the-art lecture capture system has been successfully rolled out at the University of Leeds following the new start of term

Bucks app gives students helping hand

An app has been created at Bucks New University to support new students during their first weeks of settling into university life

UB November edition out now

The November edition of University Business magazine, the property issue, is now available to download

Student boost for global sustainability

Students from across the EU recently finished Europe’s largest climate change school with a showcase of clean-tech innovations

Plymouth launches e-book initiative

Plymouth University is working with a global digital textbook provider on a pioneering initiative to make e-Textbooks available to students

Nurturing talent

Universities responsibility towards students is to do more than just provide an education – it is about helping provide a future, says Jane Horridge

Sussex boosts Thailand links

The University of Sussex has strengthened its links with Mahidol University in Thailand by signing a memorandum of understanding

Taking sustainability seriously

UK universities are set to embrace sustainability in the curriculum with new guidelines outlined this month

UK’s greenest building hits high point

The Enterprise Centre, on target to be UK’s greenest commercial building, has reached its highest construction point

Turkish delights

Peter Walters, Keele University’s executive chef takes our taste buds further afield with some international cuisine