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New chair for CBI South West
The new Chair of the CBI South West has been announced as Steve West, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England
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
Fashion boost for Unite Foundation
'Gladrags-to-riches' entrepreneur Wayne Hemingway has become the patron of social mobility charity the Unite Foundation
First impressions
Complete orientation review ensures first impressions are right, says David Dickinson, Director of Student Experience at Roehampton
Scrumming down in Loughborough
Loughborough Students’ Rugby Union has bolstered its coaching set-up with the addition of two former international players
Balfour awarded Stapleton House
Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £39m project by Unite Students, for their central London student accommodation development
As dead as a dodo?
Graham Rowe, Programme Leader for Biology at the University of Derby, will give a public lecture in support of Biology Week 2014
Why HE should invest in fishing tackle
Vicky La Trobe, Director of Fourpoints Management, shares some top tips for successful marketing in higher education
Parental guidance (not always) needed...
New research from Coventry University shows a quarter of students are listening to parents advice on choosing a uni
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
Greening up at Unite Students
The NUS’ green change scheme has been adopted by the UK’s biggest student accommodation provider, Unite
Clouding the issue
Forget the jargon: cloud access is information access, argues Lenovo Worldwide Education Executive, Sam Morris
Coventry grad gets Branson backing
Graduate wins backing from Richard Branson for idea which could cut the cost of launching a mini satellite for space research
Santander signs with Bath Spa
Santander has signed a new partnership with Bath Spa University, which will see a series of academic opportunities funded by the Bank
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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

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

BCU boosts business department

Birmingham City University has named Professor Keith Horton as Executive Dean at the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences