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Events

CUBO - Punching above its weight

Simon Westerman, Director of Commercial Services at the University of Kent, talks about the C...

People

First impressions

We visited Aston University, and asked new VC, Prof Alec Cameron what he thinks of the 121-yea...

Facilities

How do you create a community without a campus?

Caroline Paradise, head of design research at Atkins, discusses how more dispersed institution...

Catering & hospitality

The attitude shift

Mike Haslin at TUCO, explains how healthy eating and sustainability are changing procurement i...

Catering & hospitality

The BRITA Vivreau Bottler - a success story

The University of Sheffield discovers the sustainable benefits of BRITA Vivreau's Table Water ...

Facilities

Lighting the way to a truly connected campus

Lighting can be the nerve centre of the Smart Campus, says Andy Davies, head of business devel...

Facilities

Redefining student success

Research shows that the skills students currently possess aren't well aligned with employers' ...

Facilities

Kingston University - Today's Learning Environment

Kingston University chose Ferco's collaborative ARC One seats for their Clattern Lecture Theat...

Facilities

Creating collaborative study spaces

In 2015 Napier University's 500-seat technology resource centre, Jack Kilby Centre was refurbi...

Technology

What does the future hold for online learning?

Ashley Wheaton, Principal at University College of Estate Management, explains all

Sustainability

Two birds, one stone: energy efficiency and uni reforms

Institutions can solve two problems at once by incorporating energy efficiency when making ref...

Students

Video content - what do prospective students really want?

Revolution Viewing has seen how maintaining engagement with young people is an ever-evolving c...

Technology

Microsoft Azure, the transformational potential

Microsoft's 'Azure' enterprise cloud service brings multiple benefits for staff and learners i...

Facilities

Top tips for managing devices in the classroom

The days of students secretly passing notes behind the teacher's back are in steady decline.

Facilities

What will you bring back from Bett?

With Bett 2017 on the horizon, now is an excellent time to start planning what you want to bri...

Facilities

Higher Education in 2017

We have seen a lot of focus on digital transformation initiatives in the learning technology s...

Estates

Gov't investment too small to be a 'game changer'

Philip Hammond has promised a further £23 billion for a 'new national productivity investment ...

Technology

Cyber Security in HE - it's not just an IT issue

Steve Knibbs, Head of Infrastructure Services at CoSector, urges why cyber security is such an...

Facilities

Engaging Stakeholders: The Feel Good Factor

Atkins' Wellbriefing tool helps universities hear everyone's voice right through the building ...

Facilities

Engaging Stakeholders: The Feel Good Factor

Atkins' Wellbriefing tool helps universities hear everyone's voice right through the building ...

Catering & hospitality

Visit to the US gives catering manager food for thought

Bill Brogan gets some tips on a visit to Harvard University

Finance, legal, HR

The importance of investigating donors

Why universities need to do their research before accepting donations

Technology

Overcoming the technical challenges of BYOD in education

BYOD offers institutions new opportunities, but also plenty of challenges

Catering & hospitality

New year, new leadership for TUCO

By Mike Haslin, Chief Operating Officer, The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO)

People

Review of the year

The year that was in higher education - was it success for the sector?

Events

IG16 Conference review

By Simon Williams, Head of Platforms and Storage, Cardiff University

Facilities

A look at the cladding for Birmingham Uni's new library

Brian Newell examines the benefits of the new build's ceramic granite cladding system

Catering & hospitality

A rollercoaster of a year

By Russell Partnerships's Professor Russell Davis

Catering & hospitality

2016 - A year in the life of ASRA

Here's a snapshot of the work the Association for Student Residential Accommodation (ASRA) has...

Technology

What's next for edtech?

By Tony Gurney, Lecturer, School of Computing, University of the West of Scotland

Events

Commercial Business in HE, working in uncertain times

The 5th annual UHS Conference put an uncertain future for commercial operators within HE, unde...

Students

Is place making boosting the university experience?

Nick Gregory, director at CPMG Architects, discusses the increasingly common investment in 'pl...

Technology

Students don't want death by PowerPoint

Leeds Trinity University is harnessing the digital era to improve learning and teaching for st...

Facilities

4 elements that are shaping the future of learning

Exterity CEO Colin Farquhar explains why and how they are critical in today's digital age

International

The Death of the Intellectual

Given the current state of international politics, the sooner we find someone who can stand up...

People

Playing it safe is the most dangerous thing you can do

By Max du Bois of brand design experts, Spencer du Bois

Technology

Getting up to speed with the digital native

Andy Alferovs from Kortext assesses why universities need to embrace technological change to k...

Students

Survey gives insights into student life

Students need homes which support them to get the most out of their time at university says Jo...

Facilities

In a mobile world, mobile access control

Did you know that there are almost as many smartphone owners as there are people on the earth?...

Technology

Securing ROI with 3D printing

By providing students with the latest edtech, unis increase student employability, and become ...