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Technology

Will we all be cyborgs?

Martin Hall asks: will we be cyborgs, part flesh and part machine? What advantages will this b...

Technology

The MOOC movement

Justin Beck, VP Education at Kaltura takes a look at the tech innovations underpinning the MOO...

Technology

Future tech trends in HE

Developers in the education technology sector have ways of predicting upcoming trends, says El...

Students

Student accommodation: a seismic shift

The market for student accommodation has headed in a whole new direction says architect James ...

Technology

All change at Jisc

Professor Martin Hall tells us how Jisc, the UK'€™s information technology service for HE and ...

Technology

Digital degree delivery

The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured t...

Technology

Putting digital top of the agenda

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman reports from the Universities UK conference ...

Facilities

Nurturing talent

Universities responsibility towards students is to do more than just provide an education - it...

Events

Full house at HE&FE Show 2014

University Business team headed to London's Olympia for one of the main events in the universi...

Technology

A smartphone revolution

Dean Dickinson explains how the smartphone revolution will help universities and colleges impr...

Students

Creating a warm welcome

At Warwick University, the yellow T-shirt clad students are known as the Warwick Welcome Serv...

Technology

Managing data

Paul Harrington, Product Development Director for Scientia, discusses data management platform...

Technology

Following in Buzz Lightyear’s footsteps

Phil Richards, chief innovation officer at Jisc, discusses maximising the potential of digital...

Events

FOTE 2014

The movers and shakers in education technology met on 3 October to discuss its future in Senat...

Technology

The road to better authentication

Having a good password policy with consistent enforcement is key, says Todd Peterson, IAM Evan...

Technology

Clouding the issue

Forget the jargon: cloud access is information access, argues Lenovo Worldwide Education Execu...

Technology

Its not the App, it'€™s the Application

In a newly-rented office suite off Deansgate in the centre of Manchester, Jamil Khalil is buil...

Technology

Analyse this

Portal looks at how data analytics can enable higher education institutions to learn more from...

Facilities

First impressions

Complete orientation review ensures first impressions are right, says David Dickinson, Directo...

Research

Why HE should invest in fishing tackle

Vicky La Trobe, Director of Fourpoints Management, shares some top tips for successful marketi...

International

International all the way

The benefits of a global education are huge says Professor Christina Slade, Vice-Chancellor at...

Technology

Online degrees: raising standards

Nancy Coleman asks; can an online experience ever deliver the same levels of quality of teachi...

Facilities

More options: greater complexity

The traditional approach to strategy rests on making predictions about the future and then pro...

Facilities

Permitted development

Sevi Rixson explains how student accommodation is changing the face of the high street in univ...

People

Vice-Chancellors: masters of doublethink?

Higher education expert, Mike Boxall, examines PA Consulting Group’s latest survey of univer...

Finance, legal, HR

University challenged?

A careful collaboration between a business and university can deliver huge benefits to both pa...

Technology

From Victorians to Vodcasts

Kenny Nicholl, Director, Canvas by Instructure explains more about the evolving world of the f...

Technology

Choosing effective AV...

...and avoiding the white elephants! Reflex Limited explores the importance of audio visual te...

Students

Creative space for discerning students

Ben Berry, founder of The StudyBed Company, discusses innovative design solutions to maximise ...

Technology

Myths and reality in big data

Charlie Harrington, Co-Head of Knewton London, addresses some of the most common myths about t...

Technology

Filling the void

Laurie Miles, Head of Analytics at SAS UK & Ireland, explains how industry and academia are pa...

Students

Expert approach to funding

Matt Till explains how Birmingham City University is Open 4 Learning and enhancing the student...

Facilities

Students as Prosumers

Prof. Amir M. Sharif, Acting Head of Brunel Business School, looks at how to improve student e...

International

Open goal for universities in China

Web searches and social media are so important in China due to an expressive culture based on ...

People

If at first you don't succeed

With Katherine Grainger set to receive an Honorary doctorate from Bucks New University, Gloria...

Students

Exceptionally high standards

Aramark's Fiona Martin looks at how universities can gain a first class honours in the ‘Stud...

Catering & hospitality

Is cash still king on campus?

Steve Simmons from the University of Birmingham explains how cashless payments are adding up o...

Technology

Online and off-kilter?

The student experience is now a connected experience argues Lenovo Worldwide Education Executi...

Technology

A wearable education

Universities need to sit up and start preparing for WYOD, says Ennio Carboni, executive vice p...

Students

A job with no perks?

Jenny Shaw, Head of Higher Education Engagement at Unite, looks at some contentious aspects of...