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People, policy, politics, money

Will apprenticeships impact the Built Environment sector?

Stephen Bartle, Head of Commercial and Business Development at UCEM, explains how apprenticesh...

Bricks & mortar

Advanced Panic Bar Solutions

AIT, as a SALTO certified partner offer an advanced panic bar solution to be controlled with a...

Bricks & mortar

Student accommodation: glazing for the next gen

Andrew Cooper from Senior Architectural Systems discusses the benefits that aluminium can bri...

HVAC & lighting

The advantages of heating and cooling from the same system

SPONSORED: By Roberto Mallozzi, MD, Gree UK, the British face of Gree, the world's largest air...

People, policy, politics, money

College and university: civic centres for the 21st century?

by Philip Watson, UK Design Director at Atkins

People, policy, politics, money

Construction career choices after education

SPONSORED: Now that the training is over and you're in the big wide world, deciding what to do...

International

Philanthropy's role in building international schools

The quality and accessibility of schools varies widely across the world

Facilities management

A breath of fresh air for smart studying

Andy Williams, Technical Consultant at Jaga, explains why schools should invest in efficient v...

Security & safety

The need to update fire safety procedures in 2018

SPONSORED: Ensuring the safety of our future from school foundations upwards, explains Tim LaR...

Technology

Arke: Visitor Entry Systems for Student Accommodation

Enhance student security without compromising on convenience with Arke, by Intreba

Security & safety

How to ensure first class hygiene in university buildings

Steve Nurdin from Cannon Hygiene explains how facilities managers can implement automated solu...

Bricks & mortar

Energy efficient schools could save the government billions

New school buildings could save the department for education £2.6bn a year, report finds

Bricks & mortar

2018: A great time to consider investing in student housing

Arthur Online looks at reasons why this is the best moment to invest in student housing

Interiors

Top of the class: improving aesthetics of exposed ceilings

Toby Buckley from REL explains how a more coordinated approach and the use of BIM by M&E contr...

Bricks & mortar

Finding the right type of air conditioning for you

The second in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can...

Facilities management

How student centres can help create 'sticky campuses'

Atkins' Helen Groves explores the importance of 'in-between' spaces in creating successful cam...

Facilities management

7 ways to ensure a condensing boiler achieves top results

Upgrading to condensing boilers can transform the comfort and energy performance of a school b...

Technology

Bringing BIM down to earth: new technologies, humble uses

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, explains why Building Information Modelling ...

Bricks & mortar

Redmoor Academy wins Low Energy Project of the Year

Leading construction professionals gathered at the prestigious Structural Timber Awards' cerem...

Outdoors

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains the educational functions of outdoor...

Facilities management

'One size doesn't fit all' for university assessment reports

Simon Fullard, Director at Actua Chartered Surveyors, discusses building condition and statuto...

Sustainability

The environment: we're aware but are we proactive?

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, explains how schools can better invo...

Security & safety

How smart was your enrolment?

Sustainability

Debunking boiler buzzwords

Steven Evans explains the boiler jargon

Bricks & mortar

A creative space for everyone

Helen Newman explains how Atkins have encouraged collaborative, creative learning at the Unive...

Sustainability

Five essential building materials for green schools

Suhayl Laher, from Tiles Direct, runs an expert eye over options that are as practical as they...

Bricks & mortar

How to identify new opportunities for degree apprenticeships

Degree Apprenticeships: Identifying New Opportunities for Developing Future Programmes

Bricks & mortar

Preparing for the switch on

For schools that haven't yet assessed their heating capabilities, there is still time to prepa...

Outdoors

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how to make your Forest Schools sess...

Outdoors

Colourful, fun and safe playground surfacing

Creating a bright and colourful playground space with wet pour safety surfacing and play marki...

HVAC & lighting

How to improve learning with air conditioning

The first in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can ...

Outdoors

How children can learn through nature

Andy Swain, Managing Director of SAS Shelters, discusses the importance of nature and outdoor ...

Security & safety

Dealing with asbestos in schools

What's the best solution to asbestos: removal or reassurance air monitoring?

Interiors

How the right paint can make student accommodation stand out

Peter Howard from Dulux Trade explains how the right coatings and colours enhance interior des...

Bricks & mortar

The 21st-century boarding experience

Mark Venn-Dunn, Head of Boarding at ACS Cobham International School, reveals the secrets to mo...

Security & safety

Where there's smoke, there should be a fire door

Adrian Powell, Director at Active, explains what schools need to do to maintain and assess the...

Interiors

Use your classroom display to stimulate learning and inspire

Greg Lennox, owner of RAL Display, has some tips for teachers wanting to create an inspiring l...

People, policy, politics, money

Can internships narrow the skills gap in construction?

Johnathan Bulmer, MD of Cleveland Containers, says that interns could be key to addressing the...

Outdoors

An outdoor classroom solution for Heywood Prep School

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how outdoor classrooms can solve a v...

HVAC & lighting

Why you should consider solar panels for your school

Ryan Green, CEO at Romag, takes a closer look at the benefits solar panels can bring to your s...