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Facilities

Bath Spa's Forest of Imagination

The Forest of Imagination successfully transformed part of Bath Spa University's Sion Hill cam...

Sustainability

Sustainability in a changing world

As exciting as sustainability can be, some of the most forward-thinking initiatives come from ...

Facilities

Revolutionising university security

Paul Taylor, security technology expert at Allegion, takes a closer look at the major security...

Students

Student experience of the future

Students have up-to-date technology in their personal lives, and expect the same from their ed...

Technology

Making tech secure

Fernando Pires from Morse Watchmans says key management systems enhance the use and security o...

Technology

Coping with high-stress system events

David Swayne, CIO at London South Bank University outlines how with visibility of all digital ...

Technology

The right stuff

Prof. Amir M. Sharif, Acting Head of Brunel Business School, discusses the edge of the managem...

Technology

Taking cloud back to the classroom

By utilising cloud technologies, universities can provide scalable, cost-effective and flexibl...

Technology

University IT sitting on a cloud

Paul Shannon discusses how a more flexible approach to IT can help universities attract underg...

Finance, legal, HR

Aiming high with impact

Professor Kevin Warwick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research at Coventry University, looks at ...

Finance, legal, HR

What parallels can we make?

Giles Poyner, owner of brand design company Holman Group, highlights the lessons we could lear...

Estates

UK graduates, Europe just starting school

By Wouter Onclin, Research and Programme Manager at The Class of 2020 reports from the recent ...

People

A haystack of needles

Prof. Amir M. Sharif, Acting Head of Brunel Business School, discusses how to address student ...

Technology

Make the world want your website

Olly Willans, Founder of digital agency Torchbox, shares his thoughts on what makes a great un...

Sustainability

Reduce footprint - increase brainprint

Tim Pryce, Head of Public Sector at the Carbon Trust, discusses the role UK universities can p...

Sustainability

World-class 'green' on a budget

How can university estates teams deliver accommodation that is more environmentally sustainabl...

Catering & hospitality

Streamlining the supply chain

Competitive advantage is created by designing menus that customers are most likely to be drawn...

Finance, legal, HR

Shared services: a brave new world?

Gareth Edwards and David Hansom, from leading national education law firm Veale Wasbrough Viza...

People

Why private HE is better for society

Rona O'Brien explains why private sector HE institutions have the potential to make a differen...

International

A diverse student mix

Aaron Maskrey, Head of Business Information at Global Student Accommodation Group in Dubai, on...

People

The painful underbelly of uni life

Gloria Moss from Buckinghamshire New University looks at the impact higher living costs and tu...

Technology

Behaviour is the new internet

Tomorrow'™s internet is already here, says Prof. Amir M. Sharif, Acting Head of Brunel Busines...

Finance, legal, HR

Investing in HE marketing

According to Justin Shaw, more value is being placed on university marketing in response to hi...

Technology

Getting ahead of the game

Online and social media has revolutionised the way in which the graduate recruitment industry ...

Technology

Capitalising on mobile

From simple apps to online coursework, the ‘unplugged’ student is connecting in new ways, ...

Technology

IDENTify: the Social Identity Lifecycle

How can universities engage with pre-applicants to build lifelong relationships with students?...

Catering & hospitality

Savouries in the sun

With the hope of a flaming June, how about some €˜al fresco™ dishes? Peter Walters, Keele Univ...

Students

A glimpse of the future

CUBO chair Frances Stone discusses some of the findings of the recent Unite Living & Learning ...

Students

The challenges of university leadership

Professor Andrew Kakabadse addresses the challenges faced by university leaders in an increasi...

Technology

Living through an info revolution

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman learns lessons for the future at the Ellucia...

Finance, legal, HR

Building a pricing organisation

David Smith, director at Simon-Kucher & Partners, gives his take on pricing strategies for UK...

Students

The talent super highway

David Doherty, Chief Executive, National Centre for Universities and Business looks at develop...

Students

International students: global outlooks

UK universities are a huge draw for international students says Professor Amir M Sharif, actin...

Research

Push to Print

The changing nature of academic publishing. By Prof. Amir M. Sharif, acting head, Brunel Busin...

Students

Student learner or student customer?

Every university will need to balance the principles against income says Prof Amir M Sharif, a...

Facilities

A unique vision

Nicolas Berg, strategic marketing manager, presentation and communications, at Sony Europe tel...

Students

Paying the piper and calling the tune

Mohamad Djahanbakhsh discusses how HE can improve student retention using intelligent timetabl...

Facilities

Time for tea

It is vital that operators maintain high standards in their tea offering, with an expanded ran...

Catering & hospitality

Creating a coffee experience

The number of coffee shops on campus has been growing in recent years, demonstrating the popul...

Research

A business-engaged university

Swansea University acting director of research and innovation, Ceri Jones, outlines the Univer...