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All change at Jisc
Professor Martin Hall tells us how Jisc, the UK’s information technology service for HE and FE, has gone from ISP to solutions partner
More options: greater complexity
The traditional approach to strategy rests on making predictions about the future and then providing a clear plan to accompany that
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
FOTE 2014
The movers and shakers in education technology met on 3 October to discuss its future in Senate House at the University of London
Permitted development
Sevi Rixson explains how student accommodation is changing the face of the high street in university towns
Good news as graduate employment rises
Graduate unemployment saw its biggest drop in 15 years according to new research from the Higher Education Careers Service Unit
The London buzz
Limited edition honey, produced by Aramark-sponsored bees, has gone on sale at the University of London
Sharing best practice
Following last year’s successful launch event, the two-day Education Estates conference and exhibition is returning in November
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
Southampton MOOCs reach milestone
The University of Southampton has reached a milestone of 100,000 enrolments on its Massive Open Online Courses
The road to better authentication
Having a good password policy with consistent enforcement is key, says Todd Peterson, IAM Evangelist, at Dell Software
Funding boost for postgrad studies
Students at the University of York have received scholarships to study Masters degrees as part of a new multi-million pound scheme
Liquid assets
Sika Liquid Plastics roofing membrane is a vital element in Lancaster Uni’s energy efficient new science, technology and engineering building
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
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All change at Jisc

Professor Martin Hall tells us how Jisc, the UK’s information technology service for HE and FE, has gone from ISP to solutions partner

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

Digital degree delivery

The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured to, says Nancy Coleman

Steni brightens up Liverpool project

Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool

Eco-friendly on the menu

Age-old dining customs embraced eco-friendly alternatives at the 2014 Environmental Awards held recently at Cambridge

Edinburgh in language push

People living in Scotland are set to benefit from a new centre that will encourage and support speaking more than one language

The sale-ready audit

Rachel Stott and Tim Smithers from Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP, tell us more about preparing land for disposable development

Revving up in Bolton

The University of Bolton and British racing car company Ginetta have strengthened links ahead of the newly announced LMP3 car

Student housing project for Norwich

Alumno’s new student housing and community development set to transform the Norwich bus station area

Edinburgh takes the Big Apple by storm

The University of Edinburgh is intensifying its links with North America by opening a new liaison office in New York City

Putting digital top of the agenda

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman reports from the Universities UK conference on digital marketing

Dawnus Kingston project Tops Out

Zac Goldsmith, MP, Tops Out new £10 million Kingston College Creative Industries Centre, built by Dawnus Construction