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Points of view
Rant & Rave’s Nick Boxall-Hunt looks at how universities must engage more with students to stop the growing number of complaints
Supporting world-class universities
The HE sector is perfectly poised to grow and drive the UK’s economic prosperity says Professor Shamit Saggar at UPP
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
Digital degree delivery
The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured to, says Nancy Coleman
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
A concrete example
The benefits of pre-cast concrete became evident during the construction of the country’s first university training school in Birmingham
Green Gown Award winners announced
Sustainability leaders gathered at The University of Manchester’s Whitworth Hall, as the winners of the Green Gown Awards were announced
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
Bucks links with top sports mentors
Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches MBE is among figures passing on pearls of wisdom at Buckinghamshire New University
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
Steni brightens up Liverpool project
Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool
A multi-billion investment
Jon Wakeford, Group Director, Strategy and Communication at UPP, looks at developing public/private partnerships within HE
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
GB secures student housing contracts
GB Building Solutions have started work on three student housing schemes in London and the north east
Supplier Focus

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

Scholarships bolster MOOC offering

The University of Southampton will offer the first scholarships associated with a FutureLearn online course