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Catering & hospitality View all

Celebrating university catering excellence

By Matt White, Chair of TUCO

University in Birmingham hosts langar

"Birmingham City University's biggest meal" was free for all who attended

Keeping HE catering ahead of the curve

Matt White, Chair of TUCO, discusses the importance of planning ahead when catering for trend-...

TUCO launches 1st national catering recruitment framework

The framework will allow caterers to recruit staff with as little as 24 hours' notice

Drinking water: improving environmental credentials

ACS teamed up with BRITA Vivreau having discovered the sustainable benefits of the Table Water...

Lancaster achieves Food for Life Catering Mark

Lancaster University achieves prestigious Food for Life Catering Mark, a recognised industry s...

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...

Estates View all

Specialist college in Leeds to build a new £13m campus

The college plans to expand its facilities with a new four-storey building for classrooms and ...

Getting control of your space use and energy bills

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

United estates

Steve Wright examines how today's university estates managers are balancing budgets against ev...

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

Events View all

Winners of first International e-Assessment Awards announced

The e-Assessment Association's gala dinner was held in London this week

Hogwarts of Ireland opens its doors to fans

A viral video from University College Cork relating its Hogwarts similarities has racked up th...

Accelerating Digital Transformation in HE Online Event

The inaugural edtech conference will be available on March 28th 2017 for general online attend...

Summer 2017 issue of ISS is now available online

The latest independent school sport magazine features exclusive interviews and a special repor...

April issue of Independent Education Today is out now!

This month, we are talking about school catering and how independent schools are transforming ...

CUBO Awards 2017, shortlists announced

CUBO (College and University Business Officers) revealed the shortlists for the 2017 awards

Cybersecurity skills in crisis

Kaspersky Lab and Royal Holloway University join forces to host Cyber Day to enthuse young peo...

Manchester Metropolitan University hosts Print Tech Day

The university will provide insights into new 2D and 3D print technologies, and their introduc...

Facilities View all

Rooftop milestone for £31m uni building

Students from the University's Built Environment Faculty worked alongside Willmott Dixon as pa...

Space to live and learn

Keri Beckingham explores how universities are improving the student experience by utilising de...

Streamlining the student accommodation process

By Nick Lomax, Marketing Manager, Kinetic Solutions

87-year-old student returns to Abertay

Scotland's oldest graduate is bidding to enrol at Abertay University to undertake his ninth de...

Integrate your security management for a safer campus

Utilising the latest technologies can maximise the security of your campus

Lyndon helps transform Reading library

University of Reading's recently refurbished library by Lyndon Design boasts state-of-the-art ...

Rethinking learning spaces

By Mark Richards, Head of Design, Godfrey Syrett

Masterplanning the future of HE

Hannah Trubshaw at Pegasus Group, explains the importance of modern accommodation at universit...

Finance, legal, HR View all

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 ...

HE and the pensions dilemma

Universities must act now to minimise any damage and disruption that pensions revelations are ...

Exciting times ahead for CUBO

CUBO seeks to sharpen its focus in response to challenging times in the HE sector

Dundee partners with TechnologyOne

University of Dundee signs seven-year partnership with TechnologyOne to underpin business tran...

Spring Budget reveals increased investment in STEM education

Chancellor Phillip Hammond's first budget announcements focused on technical education and ind...

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...

International View all

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

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

People View all

The gay executive

Ian Mehrtens, Chief Operating Officer, London South Bank University, shares his story of becom...

Nobel Prize winner becomes Chancellor of Bristol

Sir Paul Nurse, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former President of the Royal Society, ins...

Leeds Beckett appoints first Race and Education Prof

Leeds Beckett University has appointed the UK's first Professor of Race and Education, Shirley...

Bradford appoints graduate employability expert

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Vishanth Weerakkody to help spearhead the d...

Leeds appoints new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering

Professor Peter Woodward is the University of Leeds' new Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering

Coventry student champions STEM careers for women

Construction degree's only female fresher says she stands out 'in a positive way'

Danny Boyle teams up with MMU Screen School

Trainspotting and Academy Award-winning director will play a leading role in a new innovative ...

Bradford appoints Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Alastair Goldman as Dean of the Faculty of ...

Research View all

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...

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

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

Harper Adams tops THE survey

Harper Adams University takes the top spot in Times Higher Education's Student Experience Surv...

Higher education in the mental health age

Mental health issues have become a growing problem among students. Ben Behrens investigates ho...

Ucas figures show students more empowered

More than 30,000 students got into university last year despite applying 'late' Ucas figures r...

Degree apprenticeships, why HE needs to adapt quickly

By Professor Damien Ward, Dean of Hertfordshire Business School

Have we reached saturation point?

By David Campbell, managing director of Alumno Developments

Bucks teams up with Royal Albert Hall

Buckinghamshire New Uni students have led young people in a day of audio and music production ...

QMUL partners with BBC for degree apprenticeships

The 'Degree Apprenticeship Programme' allows participants to complete an apprenticeship within...

Students struggling under debt-stress

Students admit debt-stress affects relationships, exam results and ability to afford basics s...

Sustainability View all

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...

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

Technology View all

Attracting students is increasingly about digital leadership

A new report from Jisc highlights the increasing importance of the capable delivery of technol...

Uni challenge: Providing value for students in a digital age

Students are now 'consumers' with very real purchasing power, says Axians' Andy Butcher

NMiTE receives £8 million start-up funding 

Britain currently has an estimated shortfall of 40,000 engineering graduates

Leeds offers online MBA

University of Leeds and Pearson kick off partnership with launch of online MBA

Students want tracking apps in HE

The survey also found that 98% of HE students think that technology is becoming increasingly i...

Cape Town and Leeds to study role of tech in HE

New transcontinental research project to look at the way technology is affecting traditional c...

Launchpad LeiceSTAR

University of Leicester helps secure investment in space science and Earth observation technol...

Cyber security, are you in the know?

Keynote speaker at this year's Networkshop, Miranda Mowbray takes us through some of the secur...