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Facilities

Utilising transitional spaces in university environments

By Mandy Leeming, Design and Development Manager for Interface EMEA

Facilities

Godfrey Syrett completes £1.2 million project for UWE

State-of-the-art building offers a new way forward in the approach to Business and Law Educati...

Students

Industry partnerships are key to closing the skills gap

Partnerships allow students to gain real insight into what employers expect and develop vital ...

International

Could restricting visas stifle HE?

Restricting student visas will stifle UK higher education's competitive position and open up l...

Facilities

DB Group: Leading Lights in Energy Management

DB Energy's work with George Watson's College demonstrates their skill in helping institutions...

Facilities

Staying energy efficient in uncertain times

Here are some tips to help you reduce consumption in particularly energy-intensive zones: univ...

Technology

The new approach to learning and development

Nearly half of businesses are not making the most of the education technology available, new d...

Technology

#WannaCry attack, a cyber-security lesson for HE

Going hand in hand with user vigilance is the need to ensure that infrastructure and user guid...

International

Just 1% of refugees reaching HE

Nottingham Trent believes that outreach work can play a vital role in providing the extra supp...

Technology

Learning analytics, organising the organisation

Collected data helps to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations, helping to...

Technology

How online tech can encourage global engagement in UK HE

Online learning allows academics to share knowledge without geographical barriers holding them...

Technology

Data protection is changing and HE must be prepared

Kerry Beynon, partner at Acuity Legal and data protection expert, shares her expert tips ahea...

Technology

Education strikes back with data backup and recovery

The recent Wanna Cry ransomware attack left the education sector reeling. Protecting data agai...

Technology

On the high seas of HE, don't be held to ransom

Universities are ripe targets for cybercriminals, says Robert Stoneman, education analyst at G...

Technology

Preventing a cyber attack on campuses

An event similar to the recent NHS attack could bring a university campus to its knees, says G...

Technology

D-Tech International is Awarded CHAS Accreditation

Leading library security systems provider, D-Tech International, is delighted to announce it h...

Technology

Universities, the cloud, and student engagement

Matthew Mannion at the University of Warwick talks managing systems and how the cloud can aid ...

Technology

How can the WannaCry virus hurt HE?

Probrand's Mark Lomas outlines the key steps a higher education organisation can take to prepa...

Facilities

Cutting costs and creating comfort at MMU

Ray Conboy, Director at Luxonic, discusses Manchester Metropolitan University's new sustainabl...

Catering & hospitality

Catering for conference season

By Matt White, Chair of TUCO and Director of Catering, Hotel and Conference Services at The Un...

Estates

What's in store for estates management

Mike Clark, chair of the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE), discussing est...

Technology

Getting online can help global engagement in HE

Professor Helen O'Sullivan explains how online technology can encourage global engagement in U...

Students

Could technology save our students?

Phil Richards, Chief Innovation Officer at Jisc, discusses how technology could monitor and im...

Technology

Lights, camera, education

Jon Walmsley on how to incorporate video into teaching and learning to enhance the classroom e...

Technology

Is HE a target for cyber attacks?

Universities provide a happy hunting ground for ransomware attacks, says Sarah Janes, managing...

Technology

Why edtech investment should move up the HE priority list

Do budget squeezes mean less spending on technology in higher education?

Technology

The bad guys are organised, so we have to be too

If the events of the last week have highlighted one thing, it's that the biggest challenges fa...

Technology

Start with the data

In light of the recent NHS cyber attacks, Data Protection is only getting tougher, says Ravi P...

Technology

New ways to use your Moodle

Valentina Martinelli meets the Moodle community and discovers how the platform works with AI a...

People

What we've learned in our first year as Arden University

Deputy CEO Victoria Stakelum reflects on an exciting 12 months of change, challenges and achie...

Technology

Reviewing the success of the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft Cloud not only creates marketable skills for students it is also a great tool for fa...

Facilities

Wireless access control - the IT perspective

Wireless technology is nothing new and used in lots of everyday situations...

Finance, legal, HR

HE must not become the victim of uncertainty

Universities must not be distracted from shaping their futures while waiting for the general e...

Technology

Breaking Barriers In Education with 3D Printing

What is it actually like to have a 3D Printer in the classroom? Mark Peeters is here to share ...

Students

Controlling the demands of campus life

Instead of debt and uncertainties, let's ensure our students leave uni with healthy minds and ...

Technology

What you need to know about flipped classrooms

Today's classrooms require a much more fluid learning model that builds an experience around t...

Catering & hospitality

Waste not want not

Matt White, Chair of TUCO, discusses the environmental impact of food waste in the HE sector

Events

A rallying call for openness at IHEF17

As you would expect from the title, this year's Universities UK's International Higher Educati...

Events

Securing a sustainable HE

The Annual EAUC conference examined the critical role FE and HE has to play in finding a solut...

Catering & hospitality

Bringing environmentally-friendly drinking water to HE

Unis are advised to promote the use of reusable bottles instead of pre-bottled water, having a...