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Digital degree delivery
The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured to, says Nancy Coleman
Following in Buzz Lightyear’s footsteps
Phil Richards, chief innovation officer at Jisc, discusses maximising the potential of digital technologies across higher and further education
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
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
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
New London opening for Unite
Unite Students has opened a new addition to its London portfolio, ‘St Pancras Way’, located in Camden Town
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
Revving up in Bolton
The University of Bolton and British racing car company Ginetta have strengthened links ahead of the newly announced LMP3 car
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
Sharing best practice
Following last year’s successful launch event, the two-day Education Estates conference and exhibition is returning in November
From new builds to refurbs
Ellis Furniture lists the top 5 issues facing universities when refurbishing student bedrooms/ living spaces
A leading, global education
One in ten current world leaders have studied in the UK, according to new research from the British Council
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
Supplier Focus

More wood for student accommodation

The construction of student accommodation is being revolutionised by increased use of factory built frames, according to industry experts

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