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Technology

Just enough security: a practical approach to IT security

Our universities are open and inclusive spaces... And they need to stay that way, writes Steve...

Technology

Is edtech the future for HE catering?

Both VR and AR present multiple, exciting opportunities for learning and student experience op...

Technology

Spotlight on digital capabilities

by Julie Adams, Academic Skills Tutor at Staffordshire University

Facilities

What's new in access control?

The world of physical access control is constantly evolving as technology advances

International

International learning - seize the opportunity

How HE commercial services professionals can gain valuable insights into other cultures in a b...

Estates

HE estates - life after Brexit

The Higher Education Estates Forum poses the question - how can universities be more competiti...

Facilities

Blended learning: Rethinking the education space

Technology has become intricately woven into the fabric of our everyday lives, and the world o...

Catering & hospitality

The future is digital, the future is now

Mike Haslin, Chief Executive Officer at TUCO, discusses the age of digital procurement and wha...

Technology

Balance of opinion

Is it possible to invest in technology while balancing budgets? Steve Wright asks a panel of e...

Facilities

The importance of staying connected

Chris Harrison, Deputy Director of Campus Services at Uni of Leicester, shares why super-fast ...

People

Leicester's School of Business 'has top 20 potential'

Professor Zoe Radnor shares her thoughts on the future of the new School of Business 

Technology

Edtech is an enabler of change

Technology is an enabler of change, yet schools, colleges and universities have differing prio...

Facilities

The evolution of student accommodation

Andrew Kitchen, Director at LK2, discusses how architects can create student communities that ...

Events

Coming up at UCISA17

By James Woodward, Client Services Manager, Manchester Metropolitan University

Facilities

The changing FE landscape

Adducere and Willmott Dixon discuss sourcing funding for modern facilities as further educatio...

International

Brexit - what it means for your international students

VWV's Tom Brett Young discusses what might happen to the rules and regulations which are curre...

Students

Teaching Excellence Framework: Improving Lecture Delivery

Sukhi Hayer, Head of Communications and Training at Broadcast Media Services, looks at the Te...

Catering & hospitality

The best tonic

The gin trend will continue well into 2017, says Keele University's Executive Chef, Peter Walt...

Facilities

The higher education design trends for 2017

Atkins' Design Director Philip Watson discusses the factors to consider when making the right ...

Students

First impressions matter

By Russell Parnerships's Professor David Russell

Estates

Why community matters when housing students

University of Sussex Head of Housing, Dean Spears, looks at the importance of university and c...

Students

Meeting the student experience challenge

By Professor Amanda Coffey, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience and Academic Standards, Ca...

Technology

What makes a MOOC different?

UB asks Julie Stone, Director of University of Derby Online Learning, about MOOCs and how they...

Finance, legal, HR

The more things change

Professor Zahir Irani discusses the current battle in the House of Lords over reforms to the H...

Students

It's time to rethink how we 'go' to university

By Dr Philip Hallam, Vice-Chancellor of Arden University

Students

Are virtual open days the future of university recruitment?

By Gavin Newman, Director at Ivent

Finance, legal, HR

Crimson Consultants: CRM of the Crop

Conference hears of CRM impact at the University of South Wales, writes Simon Fry

Technology

Engage young minds with immersive AV learning environments

James Meredith, Product Experience Manager at WyreStorm Technologies, explains how

Technology

Why should we use Microsoft Office 365 in education?

By Paul Dredge - EasiPC & Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert

Students

How to create a productive working environment

Ben Hall, from Student Furniture, explains why it's important to design student spaces with st...

Sustainability

Warp It and avoid waste!

Online reuse set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Facilities

The power of CCTV integration with Access Control

Securing your premises and keeping occupants safe can be achieved in many ways

Finance, legal, HR

What's in store for HE in 2017?

AUDE Chair, Trevor Humphreys, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the HE sector ...

Facilities

Award-winning seating chosen for award-winning college

KI's range of educational seating products has been chosen to take pride of place in one of Sc...

Students

Answering the why of student retention

By Andy Durman, Managing Director of Economic Modelling Specialists International UK

Students

How to improve student retention

In today's competitive HE sector, it is vital that universities have clearly defined student r...

Facilities

How to satisfy thermal preferences for minimum energy

Satisfying thermal preferences for the minimum amount of energy equals happy students and happ...

People

Championing equality in HE

Uni of Leicester hands new Deputy PVC, Dr Kate Williams, a megaphone to champion her cause for...

Facilities

Building for the future

Gavin White, Director of Buildings at Ramboll, explains how clever engineering can help studen...

Technology

Engage young minds with immersive AV learning environments

James Meredith, Product Experience Manager at WyreStorm Technologies, explains how