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Eco haven for Sheffield
The University of Sheffield's plan to create a public nature garden at an overgrown site could provide a 'haven' for people
Maths lacking for female economists
Southampton has found there are far less women studying economics than men, with women making up 27% of economics students
Social media strikes gold for Derby
The University of Derby has won an award at the inaugural East Midlands Innovation in Healthcare awards
Bolton announces veterans' endowment
Vice-Chancellor at Bolton, Professor George E Holmes, announces endowment of £100K for war veterans to study at the University
Will we all be cyborgs?
Martin Hall asks: will we be cyborgs, part flesh and part machine? What advantages will this bring? And what should we worry about?
Shake up for Scottish HE
Modern principles to inform how Scottish universities are governed will be introduced through new legislation next year
Points of view
Rant & Rave’s Nick Boxall-Hunt looks at how universities must engage more with students to stop the growing number of complaints
Historic faculty to get makeover
UCL has received planning approval and listed building consent for Levitt Bernstein’s £18.5m faculty of laws redevelopment
Dundee launches its first MOOC
The University of Dundee is set to offer its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the FutureLearn platform
Creating a place for innovation
Today’s learning spaces are environments and technology can only enhance what’s there says Lenovo's Sam Morris
A concrete example
The benefits of pre-cast concrete became evident during the construction of the country’s first university training school in Birmingham
Stuff the turkey this year
Professor David Russell, Founder and Chairman of the Russell Partnership, asks if the traditional option is always best?
Heritage windows complete the picture
The University of Manchester’s neo-classical Samuel Alexander building has been renovated as part of a £14m refurbishment project
Going the extra mile for students
The student experience has long flourished at Bucks New University and looks set to continue well into the future, finds Gloria Moss
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Integrated design from Forbo

Garry Bateman, Head of Technical Sales and Support at Forbo Flooring Systems answers a key question in integrated flooring design

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

Do it yourself!

Necessity proved the mother of construction for The University of Liverpool who took a build into their own hands...

Choose a managed internet service

More and more UK universities are choosing StudentCom to provide their internet service due to ever increasing technology demands

The right choice

Garry Bateman from Forbo Flooring Systems tells us why your choice of flooring can make a difference to student well-being

Tight timeframes

Garry Bateman from Forbo Flooring Systems offers his top tips on making the most effective use of the holiday season

Review of the year: 2014

A panel of HE professionals take a look back at the highs and lows of higher education in 2014 and give their predictions for the year ahead

Goodbye classroom

When it comes to enhancing learning spaces, those calling the shots need to put people first to achieve positive change. Mark Ferguson reports

Lighting the way

When the University of Nottingham wanted to replace the lighting on its University Park campus, it turned to LED technology

Derby breaks open day record

More than 4,000 people visited the University of Derby’s Open Day this month, when prospective students explored its Kedleston Road site

Roehampton housing reaches milestone

A significant milestone has been reached in the £13m building work for a new hall of residence at the University of Roehampton

Royal seal of approval for BCU

HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited Birmingham City University’s School of Jewellery this week