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Flying robots lab for Imperial
A new £1.25 million arena for flying the next generation of aerial robots will be constructed at Imperial College London
Tightening security across campus
Cashless payment systems are fast coming into the fore as our society undergoes a payment revolution, says Chris Lyons
Student Hotel eyes new European bases
The Student Hotel announces major capital increase to fund its European expansion strategy in 2015 and beyond
A digital transformation
Simon Nelson, Chief Executive of FutureLearn, the UK’s first MOOC provider, gives his take on the last 12 months in higher education
Prof wins award at House of Lords
A UWTSD professor has been recognised for his UK-wide contribution to business and enterprise skills
Eco-friendly on the menu
Age-old dining customs embraced eco-friendly alternatives at the 2014 Environmental Awards held recently at Cambridge
UWE Bristol adds cutting edge Avid S6
UWE Bristol has become the first educational establishment to give students access to an Avid S6 on campus
Keep the noise down
James Clark, commercial director of Airdri, looks at how universities can benefit from reducing noise sustainably
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?
Success for Notts programming MOOC
A computer science course from The University of Nottingham has been turned into a MOOC, attracting more than 30,000 participants
Bucks links with top sports mentors
Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches MBE is among figures passing on pearls of wisdom at Buckinghamshire New University
Knighthood for Prof Sir David Greenaway
The Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham is set to receive his knighthood at Buckingham Palace this week
Bolton takes to the stage in new venture
The Octagon Theatre and the University of Bolton are starting a partnership development which will create a new degree programme
Tight timeframes
Garry Bateman from Forbo Flooring Systems offers his top tips on making the most effective use of the holiday season
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Facilities Show 2015 builds momentum

The UK’s largest facilities management event, Facilities Show, is fast gathering momentum for the 2015 edition

Manage your sustainability performance

The EAUC gives UK universities the freedom to shape what sustainability means for them and help to improve performance

Funding update at Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust has launched an evolution of its funding framework to help support excellent research in the UK and worldwide

New Deputy VC for UWE

The University of the West of England has appointed Helen Lloyd Wildman as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer

Head to the Creative Quarter

Young people from 13-19 will be offered the chance to explore life and careers in the creative industries at Creative Quarter

Twitter makes teen girls happier

Twitter makes teenage girls happier than Facebook according to research conducted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Enterprise on show for Minister

Greg Clark MP, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities recently visited The University of Nottingham Innovation Park

December edition of IET is out now!

The December issue of Independent Education Today magazine is now available to download from our website and app store

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

£1million university projects delivered

Construction company Woodhead has reached the end of its £1 million programme of improvement works for the University of Lincoln

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

Huddersfield Hon Doc for Prof Gow

Professor Gow has received an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to education