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Catering & hospitality View all

Do you trust your stock valuation figure?

Sponsored: accurate stock valuations aren't easy. We spoke to uni catering managers about the ...

Food trends on campus

Tom Laskey, Business Development Director, Sodexo Universities

The power of pop-ups

By Matt White, Chair of The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) and Director of Catering, ...

Catering: connect, collaborate and share

Food enables us to build memories, share experiences and deliver key messages, says Professor ...

Universities get a taste of Vietnam

A new seminar has been launched to teach university chefs about the delights of Vietnamese cui...

Tips on how catering operators can cut procurement costs

Sponsored: Pelican, the Catering Procurement and Supply Chain Specialists, are well-placed to ...

The skills gap: Where are we now and how do we close it?

Sponsored: By Matt White, Chair of The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) and Director of...

Fred Sirieix shares 'Secret Service' with universities

Star of Channel 4's First Dates, Fred Sirieix, to host service seminar for university catering...

Estates View all

Bringing Resi Life to life

SPONSORED: By Steve Hawkins, European Director, Student Living by Sodexo

UCLan announces expansion to meet East Lancashire's needs

Growth of the University of Central Lancashire will see the number of students in Burnley incr...

China and Liverpool team up for new campus

Plans for new China campus for Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University announced during Prime Mini...

Work starts on Beckett's new creative home

Work has begun on Leeds Beckett University's £80m Creative Arts building

Dyson unveils undergraduate pods

Are the Dyson Institute's five-star undergraduate pods the future of student accommodation?

Putting health at the heart of Hull

Boasting simulated operating theatre, hospital ward and intensive care unit, Hull Uni's £28m H...

Universities: Dynamic in the face of changing demographics

Mike Clark, of the University of Brighton, discusses the recent Higher Education Estates Manag...

BCU opens £31 million Curzon B building

New education hub provides learning spaces for thousands of Birmingham City University student...

Events View all

Preview: ASRA 2018

Niamh Banks, ASRA Communications Officer, tells us what's coming up at this year's Association...

Spotlight on Digital Capabilities preview

By Kerry Pinny, Academic Technologist, University of Warwick

TUCO partners with UCB for mixology masterclass 

The University Caterers Organisation has partnered with University College Birmingham to creat...

The edtech you might not have heard of...

Digifest 2018 is set to showcase the latest edtech and more, and you can be there to try it ou...

Ready, set, Bett

Engrossing and energetic, Bett 2018 took learners into the heart of edtech

Unis challenged - business agility in an uncertain world

Higher education operates in increasingly turbulent times. CUBO's summer conference will provi...

UB March 2018 issue out now

The March edition of University Business, the edtech issue, is now available to view online, f...

UK City of Culture: what's the impact?

The University of Hull is to hold a major conference focusing on the impact of Hull's UK City ...

Facilities View all

Major investment at Keele Management School

Keele Uni to invest in a multi-million pound facility housing both management school and incub...

David Willetts becomes Leicester Chancellor

The former Universities and Science Minister announced as new chancellor of the University of ...

New plans for Wolverhampton's £100m campus

New plans have been submitted by the University of Wolverhampton for its School of Architectur...

Go-ahead for Leicester business school

Key developments in University of Leicester's £500 million estates investment programme receiv...

New healthcare simulation suite opens at Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire has celebrated the opening of its new nursing simulation suite ...

RCA expansion plans approved

Royal College of Art's Battersea expansion plans approved by Wandsworth Council

University applications down 4% across the board

Improving the built environment is key to reversing the fall, says Lucy Plumridge, Associate D...

A bright 'Spark' technology solution

SPONSORED: Saville Audio Visual deliver a world class AV/IT experience to Southampton Solent ...

Finance, legal, HR View all

Bank borrowing: ducks, elephants and SONIA

Bank borrowing remains a popular, flexible option for unis looking to fund capital projects to...

International ISP ASK4 confirms Bowmark Capital buy-out

SPONSORED: The firm acquires its interest in ASK4 from Darwin Private Equity

Bristol launches Rent Guarantor Service

Sponsored: The University of Bristol partner with Housing Hand to launch a Rent Guarantor Serv...

Pre-empting the pedagogic placement

Elizabeth James, an academic appointment specialist at Berwick Partners, discusses how we can ...

How to create a successful business: the basics

Sponsored: Taking the time to find out the basics of creating a successful business will help ...

HE dominates Stonewall's top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

Fifteen higher education institutions based in England and Wales have made the Top 100 Employe...

KEF - a useful framework or another straightjacket?

The Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) will certainly bring challenges and, it appears, winner...

RGU awarded £4.2m to expand work-based learning degree

Robert Gordon University has been given the money by Skills Development Scotland to significan...

International View all

Bishop Grosseteste Uni lecturers in Thailand to aid reform

Academics from BGU are returning to Thailand to continue their overseas consultancy with the T...

Bedfordshire Uni to deliver UK undergrad courses in Jordan

The institution has joined with Middle East University in Jordan and the London School of Comm...

The real contribution of international students

It's official. International students are a powerful commodity for the UK - so let's make them...

Irish 'Uni of Sanctuary' launches scholarship for refugees

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships, enabling study at University Coll...

Why UK universities should engage Chinese parents

Rocky Chi, Head of Content and Insight at Emerging Comms, talks to UB about why Chinese parent...

How Chinese students choose universities and why it matters

Rocky Chi, Head of Content and Insight at Emerging Comms, discusses the expanding Chinese 'mar...

UWTSD and WUT celebrate strategic partnership

University of Wales Trinity Saint David and China's Wuhan University of Technology marked thei...

Mixing matters

Does the 21st century rush for internationalisation help prepare students for life after gradu...

People View all

University of Sunderland Dean ready for business

Professor Lawrence Bellamy has been appointed as Academic Dean to the Faculty of Business, Law...

Sunderland's new Dean ready for business

Professor Lawrence Bellamy has been appointed as Academic Dean to the Faculty of Business, Law...

Queen's University appoints new Vice-Chancellor

The next President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University Belfast will be Professor Ian Gre...

Bishop Grosseteste University welcomes new Executive Dean

Professor Scott Fleming joins the senior management team at BGU from his role as Director of R...

Edinburgh welcomes new V-C

Prof Peter Mathieson will begin his tenure as the next Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the Un...

Uni's got talent: building the best team

What steps can institutions take to ensure they hire key talent and ensure that they keep them...

Should lecturers have careers outside academia?

Those currently working in the university sector are living through a period of change, says R...

How to support mental health in your workplace

By Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library?

Research View all

£100k project to evaluate hate crime in universities

The study will be undertaken by researchers at the University of Huddersfield, in conjunction ...

How can HE maximise research efficiency?

Jeff Kofman, Founder and CEO of Trint, explains how universities can help students access and ...

Teens & technology: The expectations of tomorrow's students

Sponsored: Student accommodation experts, ASK4, reveals results of research into the connected...

European universities call for win-win Brexit research deal

Groups representing 58 top universities have urged Brexit negotiators to secure a positive out...

Top public school alumni far more likely in elite positions

Pupils who attended the 9 leading public schools are 94 times more likely to reach the most po...

Most international students 'don't value' two-year degrees

The finding comes from a survey of more than 2,700 international students who are considering ...

Sodexo's global view

The company's International Student Lifestyle Survey reveals global student accommodation tren...

Boost for entrepreneurs with multi-million initiative

The University of Leeds is one of three universities partnering in a £5 million programme to h...

Sports & leisure View all

University of Warwick's new Sports Hub nears completion

The multi-million pound facility is one step closer to completion after contractor Willmott Di...

MOOC maps Leicester City's historic win

Online course explores the effect of the football club's historic 2015/16 season

Wolverhampton Uni and Walsall score new sponsorship deal 

The University of Wolverhampton has announced a new three-year sponsorship deal with Walsall F...

Being fighting fit helps students make the most of uni

Universities can help improve student well being, and results, through the provision of access...

Sports plans approved at Northampton

The University of Northampton's plans to boost the sporting and teaching facilities at Watersi...

Going for gold

Keri Beckingham finds out why it's so important for today's universities to offer top-class sp...

Hertfordshire reveals new sports courses for 2018

The University of Hertfordshire is launching a range of new sport related courses for Septembe...

Abertay appoints first Professor of Duty of Care in Sport

Prof David Lavallee will lead a programme of research and education on issues affecting the tr...

Students View all

Students value rankings more than ever

The importance of university academic rankings has doubled over the last 25 years, according t...

South Essex College joins with UEA for new HE partnership

From September 2018, South Essex College and the University of East Anglia (UEA) will collabor...

Is it time to move beyond broad brush university labels?

With many UK universities still tied to the 'former polytechnic' label, Jeremy Durrant asks wh...

Is the UK education sector doing enough to stay innovative?

With innovation in education high on the agenda at the recent WISE summit, we ask some of the ...

Edinburgh access route open to students

The new Access Programme is helping those who may feel they have missed their chance at univer...

Student experience and the role accommodation providers play

SPONSORED: A big part of the university experience is determined by the social life a student ...

Two in five UK students report poor mental health

Two fifths of university students in the UK have poor mental health or have felt suicidal, acc...

The future of the university campus

Sue Holmes, AUDE Executive and Director of Estates at the Oxford Brookes University, discusses...

Sustainability View all

Sustainability - is HE failing to deliver?

New research shows university leaders recognise sustainability as a priority but that they may...

Bournemouth Uni offers health and wellbeing to all employees

The institution is rolling out Green Rewards, its sustainability and wellbeing engagement prog...

GSK Carbon Neutral Lab for Sustainable Chemistry case study

Sponsored: Nottingham Uni's GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory is a highly sustainable ...

Manchester Metropolitan ranked as UK's greenest university

The university's accolade is another example of their commitment to sustainability

TUCO launches dedicated waste management framework

 The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) has launched a dedicated sustainable food waste m...

University of Sussex switches onto solar

The Brighton-based institution's installation totals more than 3,000 solar panels, as it aims ...

Bucks New University recognised for carbon reduction

The institution has received a Brite Green Top 10 University Carbon Reduction Award for its ef...

Higher education sector reduces carbon emissions

Brite Green reports that although emissions fell by seven per cent in 2015/16, the sector is s...

Technology View all

FutureLearn launches HR MOOC

CIPD partners with FutureLearn to deliver free HR and people management courses

Tech's role in attracting and retaining employees

The University of Lincoln's Ian Hodson discusses how technology is now more than just a busine...

Leading digital signage products from LG

SPONSORED: LG unveils diverse B2B portfolio at ISE 2018 including transparent, flexible OLED a...

DCU and FutureLearn to offer first Irish language MOOC

Fáilte ar Líne is a new Irish language and culture online lifelong learning initiative develop...

LG will show its latest information display solutions at ISE

SPONSORED: Experience LG's new technology first-hand in Amsterdam

Maverick AV Solutions to bring tiki bar back to ISE 2018

SPONSORED: Maverick AV Solutions, will return to Amsterdam to host an impressive selection of ...

How to Maximise Online Safety at School

Online safety and security needs to be high on the agenda for schools who are increasingly rel...

Lampfree technology by Casio at ISE 2018

SPONSORED: Casio Projectors showcases its entire lamp-free range at ISE 2018