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More wood for student accommodation
The construction of student accommodation is being revolutionised by increased use of factory built frames, according to industry experts
Keep the noise down
James Clark, commercial director of Airdri, looks at how universities can benefit from reducing noise sustainably
WYOD: believe the hype?
As the popularity of wearable technology continues to grow, Nick Rines looks at the security issues universities will face
Sound advice for universities
The acoustic environment has a significant impact on the ability of students to focus says Shane Cryer of Saint-Gobain Ecophon
Tightening security across campus
Cashless payment systems are fast coming into the fore as our society undergoes a payment revolution, says Chris Lyons
UWE student is squash number one
UWE Bristol student, Mohamed Elshorbagy, has topped the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) World Rankings
The MOOC movement
Justin Beck, VP Education at Kaltura takes a look at the tech innovations underpinning the MOOC movement
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
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
Social climbers
Implementing Facebook, Twitter and other social media in higher education isn’t as simple as it seems, as Luke Evans discovers
Studying a creative hotspot
A new research project will examine the use of design in businesses and public sector organisations in Bristol and Bath
Library fines scrapped at Sheffield
The University of Sheffield has scrapped fines for overdue library books in a move to make the loan system fairer and simpler
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
Learning to work
Thierry Collet looks at the impact of 3D technology on education and how it's changing perceptions and the business of teaching
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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