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The future is digital, the future is now

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

The best tonic

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

TUCO Chair named 'Top 20 Influencer'

The University Caterers Organisation's Matt White has been named in the annual Top 20 Public S...

TUCO launches its first Chinese Cookbook

TUCO brings a taste of the Orient to UK campuses in time for the Chinese New Year

Tom Kerridge to open 20th Anniversary of Skills for Chefs

This year's Skills for Chefs conference will see some big names and exciting dishes

Incorporating food trends into campus offers

Affordable, healthy & delicious fast-food epitomises student requirements - emotionally & phys...

New year, new menu

From street food to local produce, what's being consumed on campus and what are the predicted ...

The attitude shift

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

Estates View all

Kier tops out Plymouth's tallest building

The superstructure will house 508 students

HE estates - life after Brexit

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

Nottingham 1950s building to become student accommodation

The multi-million-pound scheme will transform the Old Market Square building into 88 studio r...

Plymouth University to open new School of Nursing in Exeter

Plymouth University is extending its offer eastwards by opening a new school of nursing in Exe...

Art Deco town hall set for university transformation

The grade II listed Civic Centre was built in 1936

Why community matters when housing students

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

£27m Aberystwyth University campus development

Willmott Dixon have been appointed to complete the new campus project

Bath starts work on £5m Milner Centre

Ground-breaking building for new Milner Centre for Evolution at University of Bath

Events View all

Famous alumni celebrate School of Fine Art's new home

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies will be moving into refurbished li...

ASRA annual conference returns for 2017

The ASRA Committee tells us all about the upcoming #asra2017 conference in Brighton

Panel of edtech experts lined up for DigiTransform17

Leading edtech experts discuss 'Simplifying the Digitalization Process in HE'.

Talis Insight Europe 2017

This year's Talis Insight brings together library leaders and professionals in higher educatio...

Science, Innovation and Translation Conference 2017

Delegate bookings are now open for the forum on the design and operation of research labs, inc...

UB March issue out now!

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

Jeremy Waite to headline Accelerating Digital Transformation

University Business and Education Technology co-hosting a brand-new digital conference with Co...

Essential edtech for 2017

Digifest talks transformation in teaching and learning

Facilities View all

Manchester Uni opens 4 new synthetic turf pitches

SIS Pitches completes record-breaking project at The University of Manchester 

Article - The Importance of Tracking Student Attendance

The Importance of Tracking Student Attendance

Durham to open International Study Centre

Durham welcomes international students through its new Study Centre

Fit for purpose

Steve Wright takes the measure of some of the boldest new sport and fitness initiatives across...

RCS launches £2 million Creative Campus

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland launches new Creative Campus learning and teaching complex

What's new in access control?

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

The opportunities for universities beyond STEM

The Industrial Strategy: the opportunities for universities beyond STEM

Blended learning: Rethinking the education space

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

Finance, legal, HR View all

Edtech: Key issues and potential elephant traps

VWV's Serena Tierney looks at some of the issues that a university should address when it deci...

New recruits - how can HE source top talent?

Keri Beckingham looks at the ways universities manage recruitment processes to ensure staff de...

UWE invests £37 million in creative industries

UWE Bristol has invested £15m on the City Campus since 2012, and this phase will see a further...

Wolverhampton secures funds for regeneration partnership

£8 million fund provides catalyst for building growth in Black Country

299 universities and colleges take part in year 2 of the TEF

Universities, colleges and alternative providers of higher education chose to take part in the...

The more things change

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

Students willing to pay premium for education

Students willing to pay more in tuition fees to receive more personal teaching at university, ...

Brighton Design Archives to receive £300k

Brighton Design Archives once again receives funding from the Higher Education Funding Council...

International View all

Students crowdfunding to build nursery in Africa

Donations are needed to help student architects build new nursery in Africa

International learning - seize the opportunity

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

FutureLearn announces first US university partners

FutureLearn launches partnership with five leading US institutions

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...

QMU students take up scholarships in Budapest

Queen Margaret University students benefit from legacy of St Margaret with study scholarship i...

Universities can help their communities navigate Brexit

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, universities have a responsibility to help their local co...

The Trump effect: what next for international students?

Concerns about the future for international students in the US have been overstated, says Stud...

FutureLearn offers full online degrees

FutureLearn and Deakin University the first to offer range of degrees delivered entirely on a ...

People View all

Edinburgh names new Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Mathieson has been appointed as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the ...

Bath Chemical Engineer wins prestigious national tech award

Prof. Semali Perera from the University of Bath wins the Academic Award in the 2017 FDM Everyw...

Colm Toibin appointed Liverpool Chancellor

Award-winning Irish author, journalist and playwright Colm Toibin has been announced as the ne...

Colm Toibin appointed Liverpool Chancellor

Award-winning Irish author, journalist and playwright Colm Toibin has been announced as the ne...

Surrey Vice-Chancellor GQ Max Lu awarded Medal of Australia

Professor GQ Max Lu was awarded a medal of the Order of Australia for his service to education...

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

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

Women changing the face of edtech

Leading Bath chemical engineer, Prof Semali Perera, named as finalist for national tech award

University College of Estate Management appoints new staff

University College of Estate Management appoints Deputy CEO, Deans and Vice Principal

Research View all

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...

Leeds Beckett Uni to invest £50K in Yorkshire schools

The project aims to find out what really works in the classroom

New 3D sound 'Listening Room' gets £100,000 research grant

The state-of-the-art room is one of only four in the UK

Competition grows fierce as HE domestic market shrinks

PA Consulting launches the results of its eighth annual survey of higher education leaders

New water solutions programme to benefit Yorkshire economy

The programme will look into improving water quality, resilience to floods and droughts, carbo...

Durham University worth £1.1 bil a year to the UK economy

The university makes significant contribution to the economy, culture and society and through ...

Sports & leisure View all

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 ...

How do you solve a problem like concussion?

Harry Black explores the unique set of difficulties which put university students at risk of r...

Students View all

UPP supports East London student entrepreneur initiative

Funding boost will help Queen Mary University of London expand its social enterprise programme...

Virtually ideal

They've become a common part of university recruitment, but how are virtual open days evolving...

Teaching Excellence Framework: Improving Lecture Delivery

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

Mental Health First Aid training for all healthcare students

Coventry University healthcare students are going to receive Mental Health First Aid training ...

First impressions matter

By Russell Parnerships's Professor David Russell

Leicester launches its own Monopoly game

Bespoke game was recently launched at a board games workshop as part of student de-stress camp...

Meeting the student experience challenge

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

Circle Square collaborates with Manchester art students

New initiative gives budding designers and artists the opportunity to work in a business envir...

Sustainability View all

Online reuse set to save HE £1million

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

New JUMP programme rewards sustainable behaviour

Bournemouth University's programme aims to boost campus sustainability and employee wellbeing

Award-winning energy procurement from sector consortium

If you thought you knew The Energy Consortium (TEC), think again

Warp It and avoid waste!

Online reuse set to save universities £1 million in 2017

De Montfort chooses Wastecycle for waste management

Wastecycle will help De Montfort University's waste management process to be cost effective

Bucks New University celebrates recycling project win

The Bucks New Usage scheme took Gold in the Green Apple Environment Awards

Two birds, one stone: energy efficiency and uni reforms

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

Million pound fund to help make university zero carbon

The University of Edinburgh creates Sustainable Campus Fund

Technology View all

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...

Is edtech the future for HE catering?

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

Spotlight on digital capabilities

by Julie Adams, Academic Skills Tutor at Staffordshire University

Altogether now

Collaborative learning requires synchronised learning spaces, writes Simon Fry

Balance of opinion

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


DigiBox took to the floor at this year's BETT show to demonstrate the latest innovations

More than 50% of students text during lectures

Meetoo says that lecturers should use students' devices to their advantage

Edtech is an enabler of change

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