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Catering & hospitality View all

Green food is clean food

Let's work in harmony with our bodies and our world, says Russell's Partnership's founder and ...

Can you reduce your costs by changing the way you buy?

Simon Gurney, Procurement Manager at Pelican Procurement Services, shares some practical tips ...

TUCO Competitions return for 2017

Warwick University hosts prestigious catering awards over two days, welcoming more than 400 de...

Catering for conference season

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

Digital innovations in food

By The Russell Partnership's Prof David Russell

Scottish university goes gluten-free

University collaboration signals recipe for success for Edinburgh food firm

Wrexham Glyndwr gets catering overhaul 

New coffee shops and food outlets are among £200,000 of improvements to catering facilities...

Taking the heat out of food safety and hygiene obligations

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

Estates View all

Bristol unveils transformative campus plans

The University of Bristol has revealed its initial vision for the new £300 million campus

Cloud-based property reporting from Inventory Hive

The CUBO exhibitor helps student accommodation managers create reports and perform checks in a...

New Cambridge accommodation completes first milestone

The University of Cambridge's new district, Eddington sees the completion of its first new bui...

Lincoln unveils £30m science teaching and research facility

The project is part of the university's £130 million capital investment programme

Nottingham Trent gets even more green

Focus Consultants have been hired to help build the start of Nottingham's sustainable Creativi...

What's in store for estates management

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

Boosting operational control for HE security

Security operations in the university sector are increasingly looking for clever ways of plann...

A warm welcome

Award-winning off-site construction lays down the welcome mat

Events View all

CUBO leads the way on Residence Life development

A new masterclass from The College and University Business Officers discusses the current resi...

Wolverhampton to host cyberpsychology and cybertherapy event

The international conference will discuss cyberbullying, VR, cyber security and edtech, among ...

UB July issue out now!

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

Professor Brian Cox to headline IFSEC and FIREX 2017

IFSEC International, Europe's only large scale security event this year, takes place 20-22 Jun...

National Student Housing Awards 2017 finalists revealed

The new digital awards event will be held on the 6th September 2017

The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2017

Enter the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards for the Duke of York University Entrepreneurshi...

Female-only business courses launched by RADA

The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) to offer a range of professional courses for women

Experts to discuss how mindfulness can improve HE

The two-day conference will be hosted by the University of Warwick

Facilities View all

Essex's first school of medicine will be at Anglia Ruskin

Willmott Dixon has won the £20m contract to build the new Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine

Keeping Leeds safe

The University of Leeds has one of the first Security Services Dog Teams in the HE sector

Ferco's Turn and Learn puts collaboration at the forefront

The British seating manufacturer's concept means that every student in a space can listen and ...

Wolverhampton celebrates super campus construction

The University of Wolverhampton has celebrated its £100m investment in a new super campus at a...

Three pillars for a successful university

Aberystwyth invests in multiple developments to ensure it continues to rise through the league...

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Lapworth Museum of Geology - shortlisted for Museum of the Year - has used innovative visible ...

Coleg Sir Gâr lecturer is a Classroom Hero

Pearson Teaching Awards ceremony honours lecturer Charlie Hammond for Outstanding Use of Techn...

Utilising transitional spaces in university environments

By Mandy Leeming, Design and Development Manager for Interface EMEA

Finance, legal, HR View all

Could the TEF be a disservice to the sector?

Acting Director of the Russell Group Dr Tim Bradshaw blogs on the new Teaching Excellence Fram...

Nottingham's new scholarship fund for international students

The £500 fund will offer scholarships ranging from £2,500 to £6,000 offset against the first y...

Changing models of course delivery planning for the future

VWV's Bettina Rigg and Clive Read: Legal issues that institutions need to know for the future

Are poor students destined to earn less?

Study reveals why students from lower socio-economic backgrounds earn less

The University of London to modernise operations with Unit4

Unit4 Business World Finance, Research, Human Resources and Payroll will be hosted in a privat...

Using technology to transform the back office

Can technology and better procurement play a role in generating front-line service improvement...

Keeping the show on the road

JLT Group's Adrian Humphreys explains the importance of offering benefit schemes to the modern...

HE must not become the victim of uncertainty

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

International View all

Could restricting visas stifle HE?

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

Duke of York attends China alumni event

Huddersfield's Chancellor commemorates five years of successful operation by the University's ...

A life-changing MBA

How a Warwick Business School MBA helped Kashif Khaleel rebuild his life after fleeing his hom...

Just 1% of refugees reaching HE

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

University of Southampton introduce admissions policy for IB

University of Southampton is the first Russell Group University to officially recognise the IB...

Local university, international impact

Newcastle University is increasing its impact both at home and abroad, with an ever-expanding ...

New partnership sparks foreign language speaker drive

Foreign language speakers are being offered a career change in a unique partnership between th...

Georgia on Sunderland's mind

Sunderland celebrates exciting new research and exchange opportunities in Sport and Exercise S...

People View all

How to fit professional development into your schedule

If you're keen to boost your career prospects but you're stuck as to how you're going to fit i...

Step into STEM

Ha Cole, CTO for Education at Microsoft, tells us about STEM, and why we should be inspiring m...

New Chief Executive for CUBO

The College and University Business Officers (CUBO) has appointed Jan Capper as its first Chie...

Graduate drop-outs

A survey from AGR shows that graduate retention is declining, with one in six dropping out of ...

New Director of Estates joins the University of Leicester

With over 25 years of experience as a property professional, Brita Sread joins the university ...

Sussex appoints new Chief Operating Officer

The university has appointed Dr Tim Westlake as COO

Newcastle University appoints a new Pro Vice Chancellor

Renowned Endocrinologist Professor Brian Walker will join the university from September

Cancer expert joins Manchester research centre

Leading prostate cancer experts to be new Director of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (M...

Research View all

Big Data Institute opens in Oxford

Oxford University's new world-leading research facility is the first centre of its kind in the...

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...

Sports & leisure View all

Southampton Solent University teams up with Pulse

The university has announced a fitness partnership with The Pulse Group

Students on the ball in Wolves partnership 

Sports students at the University of Wolverhampton gain first-hand insight into working in pro...

Giving health a sporting chance

A look at some of the UK's best university sporting facilities and how these developments are ...

RVC Sports and Wellbeing Centre opens doors

The Royal Veterinary College's (RVC) new Sports and Wellbeing Centre, opens to students its Ha...

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

Students View all

Mind yourself

What's the current state of student mental health? Steve Wright examines the landscape

Top 10 décor trends for the year

Sarah Cooper, tells us how students now expect high-trend bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms

TEF results revealed

New assessment highlights excellence of teaching and learning across UK universities and colle...

UPP backs Pro V-Cs for Transition

New students would benefit from formal 'Pro Vice Chancellors for Transition', says UPP Directo...

Industry partnerships are key to closing the skills gap

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

Brexit fears double for new graduates

More than half of students expected to graduate this year have little to no idea of what they ...

Could technology save our students?

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

Coventry and Bath move up Guardian University Guide

The annual guide for the top-ranking universities in the UK has today been released by British...

Sustainability View all

Eco-minded education

Keri Beckingham looks at how universities are adhering to green criteria in order to make thei...

HE continues to invest in a sustainable future

Universities see a successful year of energy-efficiency project investment to reduce carbon em...

Green laboratory scheme helps Reading achieve 35% emissions

Leading university's £4 million investment leads to significant carbon reduction

EAUC drive sustainability on campus through book reuse

Better World Books and the EAUC announce partnership to make book reuse a priority on UK unive...

Queen Margaret University an official Cycle Friendly Campus

The Scottish university has received an award from Cycling Scotland for its work to encourage ...

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...

Technology View all

Transform your teaching technology with Toshiba

We understand that technology can & should play a key role in education, but also realise that...

UCL ransomware attack, industry comment

Last week, University College London was hit by a major ransomware attack which brought down i...

Why women are poised to turn education on its head

With women underrepresented in top education positions, Cosector UoL's Daniel Boonstra thinks ...

The new approach to learning and development

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

#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...

Learning analytics, organising the organisation

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

Data protection is changing and HE must be prepared

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

How online tech can encourage global engagement in UK HE

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