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Catering & hospitality View all

Taking the heat out of food safety and hygiene obligations

Checkit removes the pen-and-paper burden of daily catering checks

Waste not want not

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

Turning up the heat

Keri Beckingham looks at the ways that unis are adapting their catering offering in order to c...

Winners announced at TUCO Competitions

150 HE caterers go head-to-head to compete in a series of food and drink challenges

Bringing environmentally-friendly drinking water to HE

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

Think global, act local - the power of collaborative working

With the ease of travel and the power of social media, students are among the first to discove...

Understanding your customers

Leeds' Beverley Kenny reflects on the competitive nature of offering catering services at a Ci...

New framework serves up recruitment solution for HE

TUCO launches first national catering recruitment framework

Estates View all

Art college invests in new facilities 

Plymouth College of Art invests in city centre home for Foundation Diploma in Art & Design stu...

Managing your estate, avoiding the surprises

How can you futureproof your campus to avoid unexpected shocks and expenditure?

Bond Bryan to design Nottingham College City Hub new campus

The City Hub building is part of a wider regeneration scheme for the Broadmarsh area

Birmingham City Uni campus to relocate to £41 million home

Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) say that the new homes will be 'in keeping with the existin...

£700K refurb for Cambridge College

Wolfson College's refurbishment will be completed by the new academic year

City refurb creates a warm welcome

City, University of London's 1960s main building showcases refreshed reception, social spaces,...

Keele accommodation scheme gets green light

UPP and Keele University's proposals for £160-million new student residences given go-ahead

Broadstock secures two single source uni contracts

Leeds Beckett and Kent choose Broadstock in contracts worth £1.5million

Events View all

Green Gown Awards 2017

Awarding sustainability excellence

A rallying call for openness at IHEF17

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

Securing a sustainable HE

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

UCISA SSG17 Conference

By Bob Booth, Communications Manager, University of Sheffield

Southampton crowned Enactus UK National Champion

Top 42 Enactus teams from across the UK compete at ExCeL, London

UCISA17 review

By Christine Sexton, ex Director of CiCS, University of Sheffield

UB May issue out now!

The May edition of University Business magazine is now available to download

AUDE honours estate management sector with annual awards

The Association of University Directors of Estates' (AUDE) celebrate excellence in estate mana...

Facilities View all

Modern seating for student accommodation providers

By Luke VanBentum, Graduate Design Student, Ellis Furniture

Bucking the trend

Buckinghamshire New University's V-C, Professor Rebecca Bunting, maps the institution's 125-ye...

The French EdTech market is taking off.

In March 2017, the French EdTech observatory was released.

What have the ASRA regions been up to in the last 12 months?

Niamh Banks, ASRA Communications & IT Officer, talks to some of the ASRA regional reps about t...

From campus to conversation

Atkins' Alida Bata discusses how the knowledge economy impacting on the use of space on campus...

Look no wires, wireless access control

In terms of how cost effective a wireless system can be, well the clue is in the name!

Student accommodation trends for 2017

Student accommodation is no longer just a place for students to study and sleep, says Sarah Co...

Back to the drawing board

An IT training room at Birmingham University features an SWG moveable wall system from Style

Finance, legal, HR View all

Rent guarantee schemes for students

VWV's David Emanuel discusses the ways unis can assist their students to make life a little ea...

Government funding for universities

To be sustainable in the long term, universities have to think very carefully about how they w...

Bath's new scholarships to offer more than financial support

The University of Bath's new scholarship will provide low income students with support with pl...

How to negotiate the perfect contract

By Martin Hudson, Head of Procurement Client Management at Pelican Procurement Services

NI's top students join Civica Scholarship Programme

The programme, which aims to nurture fresh talent in the UK IT sector, was launched in 2008

£7million HEFCE funding to address student outcomes

Funding council's Catalyst Fund aims to tackle barriers to student success 

Plymouth launches financial support and mentoring programme

The programme for engineering students has been created in response to the shortfall in the nu...

2017 - A year of change or keep calm and carry on?

VWV's Clive Read recaps the surprising outcomes of 2016 and asks, how do universities address ...

International View all

A very British celebration for Bristol graduates in Beijing

Almost 400 new alumni of the University of Bristol celebrated their graduation at a ceremony i...

The best young unis in the world

Times Higher Education reveals the world's top 200 universities under the age of 50 years in a...

UK and Brazil collaborate on environmental education

The Federal University of Brazil and the University of Wolverhampton are joining forces to edu...

Northampton academic enhancing HE in Iraq

An academic from the University of Northampton has been praised for his contribution to higher...

Teesside partners with Grenada

New partnership allows Teesside medical and veterinary students to study at St George's Univer...

The struggle behind the smile

A University of Brighton graduate is launching a charity to help international and ethnic stud...

Post-Brexit planning for HE

David Starr, solicitor at SA Law, discusses the impact of Brexit on UK HE

University of Lüneburg unveils innovative central building

There is a new place of encounter and exchange in northern Germany

People View all

Showjumper to compete for Scotland after switching to hockey

Katie Robertson was a showjumping star when she suffered an accident at 14. She's now switched...

The big issues

From Brexit to budgets, Steve Wright quizzes a panel of university experts about some current ...

UCA appoints Professor Bashir Makhoul as Vice-Chancellor

This is the first time a Palestinian academic has been appointed to the top position at a Brit...

Dean honoured for achievements in science 

Professor Nazira Karodia was honoured at the recent Birmingham Thyagaraja Festival

University of Surrey Professor awarded Fellowship

Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith has been awarded Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Clare Marchant named as Chief Exec of UCAS

Worcestershire County Council's Clare Merchant will succeed Mary Curnock Cook as UCAS Chief Ex...

UK's favourite thespian at the University of Huddersfield

Sir Patrick Stewart dropped into the university to present a masterclass for second year stude...

I dropped out of college and now I'm Deputy CEO 

It's never too late to go after your dreams and get a degree, says Arden University's Victoria...

Research View all

Junior school pupils get a taste of university

Groundbreaking partnership is underway between University of Glasgow and Kelvinside Academy

Leeds Trinity explores ways to integrate refugee students

Researcher Dr Helen Hanna has been awarded a grant to travel to Kenya to research new and bett...

University strategies, how are they created?

By Justin Shaw, Managing Director, Communications Management

UCA researcher investigates gender imbalance

Researcher from the University for the Creative Arts awarded International Network Grant to in...

Cardiff researchers to monitor hate crime around Brexit

Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate...

Jo Johnson opens new £3m multi-agency research hub

Universities minister opens Cranfield University/NCAS Centre for Atmospheric and Emissions Res...

Online tracking of study habits could lead to better grades

Nearly half of students say they'd get better grades if universities tracked their study habit...

Huddersfield secures £30m for Future Metrology Hub

The new Research Hub is one of six created by funding from Engineering and Physical Sciences R...

Sports & leisure View all

Gloucestershire unveils new sports campus plans

Gloucestershire releases fly-through video showing plans to create sports hub at Oxstalls camp...

Regent's launches equestrian polo scholarship

Regent's University London has launched the first UK equestrian polo scholarship as part of a ...

Supporting employee health and wellbeing at Leeds Trinity

Leeds Trinity University has invested in a new initiative to help their employees stay happy a...

Wolverhampton opens new 3G facility

The state-of-the-art pitch is set to dramatically raise football participation

Project shows pupils benefits of outdoor learning

Pupils in Devon's schools are being encouraged to interact more with the natural environment

Gold medallist and cliff diver champ join Plymouth

A World Transplant Games gold medallist and an international cliff diving champ new Sporting E...

Louis Smith swaps Rio for the Rotunda

Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith MBE launches Birmingham City University's new Sports and ...

Coventry sports scholarship stars prepare for gold in Rio

Two of Coventry University's Paralympic sporting stars will go for gold when they take centre ...

Students View all

Controlling the demands of campus life

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

University Alliance outline HE priorities for Election

Ahead of the General Election in June, the University Alliance sets out higher education and r...

Cambridge leads Complete University Guide

2018 rankings show an improving picture for HE, driven by increased spending on student facili...

Enactus - entrepreneurship at the heart of education

Only recently has 'entrepreneurship' become a firm fixture in HE vocab, says Loughborough Univ...

Sexual harassment in HE

Are we facing an epidemic of allegations of sexual harassment being made by students against s...

Engineering consultancy asks students for their predictions

Hilson Moran wants to know what students think the building environment will look like in 40 y...

Bath singers represent UK in international championship

Aquapella will be performing at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella finals...

Birkbeck to launch £40k student counselling project

Backed by the UPP Foundation, the groundbreaking new study explores what prevents vulnerable s...

Sustainability View all

Nottingham Uni to build sustainable research facility

The £5.4m research facility has been designed to Passivhaus and BREEAM standards

The educated choice for energy saving

Energy storage offers a tailored solution for educational facilities across the country

Integration the key to student security

The University of Birmingham educates over 30,000 students, with more than 6,000 doors providi...

Energy and Estates: reducing costs

Universities can continually monitor teaching space utilisation and reduce energy costs, says ...

Funding for rainforest project secured

New £5m project is to be launched by Wolverhampton to transform the lives of people in the Con...

Reading reduces carbon emissions and saves £17 million

The University of Reading has cut its carbon emissions by 35%, producing a saving of £17 milli...

Leeds students tackle debate on a sustainable future

Inaugural conference at the University of Leeds shares future solutions to sustainability matt...

Online reuse set to save HE £1million

Universities have already saved £3m by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment...

Technology View all

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 ...

What you need to know about flipped classrooms

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

Durham launches online MBA

Durham University Business School launches its new online MBA experience

The pros and cons of proposed two-year undergraduate degrees

Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation, recently sugge...

Masters course to create 'army of cyber security experts'  

Sunderland University's new Masters course aims to teach the next generation of cyber security...

South West business leaders identify top barriers to growth

'We all have our part to play in taking action,' said Professor Veronica Hope Hailey, Dean of ...

Protecting educational institutions from DDoS Attacks

One disgruntled student being able to take down a school's entire network spells disaster

The digital transformation of the classroom

Keri Beckingham looks at how VLEs and the Cloud have become key fixtures in the classrooms of ...