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Taking sustainability seriously
UK universities are set to embrace sustainability in the curriculum with new guidelines outlined this month
From new builds to refurbs
Ellis Furniture lists the top 5 issues facing universities when refurbishing student bedrooms/ living spaces
£27m building boost for Sheffield Hallam
The new Heart of the Campus development has brought staff and students together, in an open, energy-efficient building
Steni brightens up Liverpool project
Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool
Its not the App, it’s the Application
In a newly-rented office suite off Deansgate in the centre of Manchester, Jamil Khalil is building a new virtual space. Martin Hall reports
Derby duo scoop top honours
A duo of lecturers from the University of Derby have been awarded with a top National Teaching Fellowship (NTF)
Open 4 Learning offers real ROI
Could your university benefit from the UK’s leading student funding information resource? Birmingham City University thinks so
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
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
Missed FOTE 2014? (video)
You can now catch up on all the recordings from the day
New chair for CBI South West
The new Chair of the CBI South West has been announced as Steve West, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England
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
Sussex boosts Thailand links
The University of Sussex has strengthened its links with Mahidol University in Thailand by signing a memorandum of understanding
Dundee welcomes new lecturers
Abertay University’s Dundee Business School welcomes three new lecturers, bolstering its research and teaching strengths
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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