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Catering & hospitality View all

TUCO triumphs at catering awards

The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO) took home six wins between them at this year's Cos...

Post-tender management - stay in control with price reviews

Sponsored: Post-tender price management is a key part of Pelican's bespoke professional procur...

Brighton brings in sugar tax

The University of Brighton becomes the first in the country to introduce a sugar tax on campus...

Caterers win big at TUCO Competitions

The 25th anniversary of TUCO competitions took place at The University of Warwick on the 26th ...

Catering news: fat is back

Written by Professor David Russell in partnership with Charlotte Harbour, The Russell Partners...

Vegan and vegetarian masterclass from TUCO

TUCO partnered with UCB for creative cuisine masterclass

New catering director joins University of Exeter

Simon Law has recently joined from Compass Group

TUCO Competitions return for 25th anniversary

The prestigious annual skills competition brings together 150 entrants from the university hos...

Estates View all

UCLan unveils new student social spaces

The first phase of the University of Central Lancashire's £200m Masterplan has opened its door...

Nottingham starts work on cancer research centre

The £23m project will see the expansion of the University of Nottingham's Centre for Biomolecu...

Campus & commercial fields increasingly inform uni strategy

Less than 10 years ago a Director of Campus/Commercial Services was virtually unknown in UK un...

The campus transformation

Keri Beckingham explores how top unis are evolving their teaching spaces, libraries and studen...

Building for the future

With current generations of fee-paying students expecting more than ever before from their cam...

Edge Hill University announces Medical School 

The institution will offer an Access to Medicine course from 2019 and train doctors from 2020

Interface weaves a warm welcome in university foyer

Sponsored: Modular flooring specialist, Interface, has helped transform the lobby of Nottingha...

Strategic estates planning, with Fusion

Sponsored: Because, for any organisation, modern facilities play a crucial role in delivery an...

Events View all

CUBO Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

Preview: After a record number of entries, the College and University Business Officers (CUBO)...

The technology issue of Independent Education Today is here!

Editor Lucinda Reid reveals the themes of the latest magazine, including British schools overs...

The May issue of UB magazine is out now!

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

Katherine Ryan to host WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2018

With more than 36,000 students across the UK having spoken, the shortlist for the Whatuni Stud...

Clinton to mark 20th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement

Former US president Bill Clinton, who reportedly considers the initiative his finest foreign p...

Talis Insight Europe 2018 returns for a fourth year

The conference in May will explore the impact of technology on teaching and learning

CUBO Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

Launched in 2012, the CUBO Awards recognise the achievements of those working within the highe...

Women and the need for byte-size history

A hundred years since women in the UK first won the vote, there's a difficulty in keeping reco...

Facilities View all

New Cambridge institute to tackle policy challenges

The Bennett Institute for Public Policy has been founded to address new patterns of inequality...

Greener energy control at Green Park House, Bath

"Prefect Controls were possibly the best contractor that I have dealt with in the 8 years...

Using technology to make the most of your library space

SPONSORED: D-Tech International, looks at current library technology in the education sector

Sodexo delivers Integrated Facilities Management at Richmond

Sponsored: Sodexo wins £3.5 million-a-year contract with Richmond, The American International ...

Prefect Controls move into The Neighbourhood

Sponsored: PrefectIrus brought in to manage hot water and room temperature control at student ...

Designing for third generation libraries

Sponsored: A new generation of libraries, defined by focus on engagement, calls for a fresh de...

Sheffield Uni world leader in library and info management

The institution is the number one university in the field, according to the QS World Universit...

Ferco Seating's Unique Turn & Learn Range

Seating which supports a modern approach to learning, providing comfort and versatility

Finance, legal, HR View all

Royal Veterinary College drives research with £5m grant

The Government's Research England Connecting Capability Fund will help to drive research comme...

'What's your money doing?' asks Triodos Bank

Sponsored: Unis increasingly see the importance of efficient, sustainable activities to reflec...

Unis vital in boosting students' financial resilience

Sponsored: How can universities incorporate personal finance education into their offering to ...

Unis significantly save through energy-efficiency investment

Sponsored: Salix Finance can provide interest-free financing for universities' energy-efficien...

Protecting professions proficiently

What makes fitness to practise procedure fit for purpose? VWV's Kris Robbetts explains all

Hertfordshire Uni signs three year agreement with Santander

The partnership with Santander Universities UK was signed at the Hertfordshire institution's L...

The value of HE procurement in an uncertain world

With the UK Higher Education sector facing multiple pressures, Chester Uni's Tina Yu examines ...

How universities benefit from fundraising

Sponsored: With limited money available, it's vital that universities find ways to fill the ga...

International View all

HE internationalisation 'creating thousands of Dutch jobs'

A report calculating impact-per-city in the Netherlands recommends increasing collaboration be...

Californian uni hosts Hackathon for young entrepreneurs

Students from several top secondary schools in the UK were hosted by the University of Souther...

EBS offers full MBA scholarship to exceptional women

Edinburgh Business School (EBS) and the 30% Club are inviting applications for a scholarship t...

German universities to benefit from Brexit, research finds

UK universities are likely to suffer because of Brexit while German universities may benefit, ...

Selling the UK university experience to Chinese students

From the importance of soft skills to ensuring you get your marketing in early, Emerging Commu...

How the UK is strengthening educational ties with the UAE

Studying abroad can be an eye-opening experience for students interested in getting out of the...

WISE Accelerator program open for submissions

The World Innovation Summit for Education, an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has opened the s...

Bishop Grosseteste Uni lecturers in Thailand to aid reform

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

People View all

78-year-old grandma keeps university in the family

Three generations of the same Midlothian family are celebrating success at Queen Margaret Univ...

New senior appointments at Arden University

Dr Alison Green joins as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic), and Stacey Allen as Director of Corpo...

Director of National Museums joins Liverpool Hope

Former Director of National Museums Liverpool joins Liverpool Hope University as Professor of ...

Bishop Grosseteste welcomes new Executive Dean

Professor Scott Fleming is taking up the post of Executive Dean Research, Knowledge Exchange a...

Claim your FREE copy of 'Against The Grain'

Sponsored: Graham Harris, MD at Tech-ni-fold Limited, offers business schools and university l...

Brighton V-C receives professional honour

University of Brighton Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris, has been elected as a Fellow...

New Chancellor installed at Derby

Lord William Burlington has been installed as the new Chancellor of the University of Derby

Princess Royal to attend Commonwealth agriculture symposium

The celebration marks 200 years since the birth of Harper Adams University's founding benefact...

Research View all

UK funding for business and management research "in decline"

Business schools increasingly reliant on EU and other international sources, reveals new repor...

£5m grant to kick start Imperial's MedTech

A project led by Imperial College London to rapidly develop medical technologies has received ...

How do UK students choose their university?

Location, nightlife or academic excellence? New research reveals the most important factors th...

Wolverhampton to develop anti-cancer therapy

The University of Wolverhampton is to play a central role in a £600k project to develop an ant...

Action needed to attract women to UK IT leadership

A research project by the Open University finds that the UK has much to learn from the IT sect...

How can academics shape government policy?

Claire Bogue, Senior Learning Projects officer at UK Parliament explores the role of select co...

£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 ...

Sports & leisure View all

UEA tackles student mental health through exercise

The uni has received around £12,000 of national funding to expand support for students with me...

Leeds athletes go for gold down under

Eight University of Leeds students and alumni travel to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games...

The benefits of giving students a sporting chance

Steve Wright hears how four universities have recently augmented their sporting offer - with i...

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...

Students View all

Doctorates and the medics

Max du Bois offers a wealth of insight on the comprehensive rebranding of the joint medical sc...

Stress-free student living: removing financial worries

SPONSORED: Vivi Friedgut, Founder & CEO of Blackbullion on tackling student mental health chal...

Next level nursing with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship 

More than 50 healthcare staff have started a new Nursing Associate Foundation Degree Apprentic...

Is there really a student mental health crisis?

Peter Eldrid, deputy head of student counselling services at Brunel University, looks at the f...

Animal therapy hops into action at Staffordshire University

A pair of therapy bunnies have moved into a new home at Staffordshire University to help boost...

Universities pioneer £300,000 mental health initiative

The Courage Project will look at how higher education institutions can support good mental hea...

Staffordshire Uni scoops award for new apprenticeship

The national award was given as part of a recognition of the partnership between the NHS and h...

The Dogtor will see you now

A canine visitor to The University of Manchester's medical school is no mutt when it comes to ...

Sustainability View all

The sun rises on a sustainable new venture at Cranfield Uni

Work has begun to install a solar panel farm at the Bedfordshire institution, to help achieve ...

UN recognises universities leading sustainability

This year's GUPES Green Gown Awards Winner was Chiba University in Japan

Strathclyde Uni launches JUMP pilot

Its aim is to boost wellbeing and improve sustainability

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...

Technology View all

NEW Jisc podcast now live!

The inaugural episode of What the Edtech!? from Jisc discusses transforming your student engag...

On the mobile... or on the move?

SPONSORED: The impact that integrated mobile applications can have on productivity and custome...

Jane Austen explored in new online course

The University of Southampton to launch new online course on the FutureLearn platform explorin...

Sheffield to enhance collaboration on Internet of Things

The institution has won a bid to fund a new project alongside the Universities of Oxford, Camb...

Should students be left to their own devices?

Rich Campagna, CMO of Bitglass, on tackling the security and privacy headaches inherent in ope...

PODCAST: What makes online learning successful?

This week, Coventry's Ian Dunn joins the Edtech Podcast for a discussion on impactful online l...

Northumberland students use 3D tech to lend a helping hand

The engineering students have been working to support a global prosthetic limb initiative

Academia retain rank #1 status on the Apple HE framework

SPONSORED: The Academia HE team is delighted to announce that they will retain "Rank 1&qu...