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Bricks & mortar View all

Norfolk school's new Eco-Nursery 11th greenest in UK

Norwich Road Academy's new environmentally friendly nursery costs nothing to heat and light

Choosing a boiler: the primary considerations

Steven Evans, national sales manager at Potterton Commercial, outlines the key considerations ...

Britcon revamp for York Central Hall

The Yorkshire team at Britcon has been appointed to refurbish the University of York's Central...

RVC Sports and Wellbeing Centre opens doors

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

New investment safeguards the future for Bedstone College

There will be little, if any, change in day-to-day management of the school, promises the Head...

New £55m home for UWE Faculty of Business and Law

The million-pound project is part of the University of West England's £300m capital investment...

Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art to open in May 2018

Assemble has been appointed to design the new space, which will consist of eight exhibition sp...

Heavy duty kitchen vs cheap alternatives?

The benefits of value for money product by Anna Hirst, Ellis Project Manager

Events View all

The June issue of Independent Education Today is here!

The People Issue of Independent Education Today is free and available to read online

UB June issue out now!

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

May issue of Independent Education Today is out now!

In this issue, Independent Education Today prepares for the future with a technology special

UB May issue out now!

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

School officially opens £8m expansion

Fairfield Preparatory School invited alumni and local VIPs to the opening ceremony

UB April issue out now!

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

How universities can get top marks for refurbishment

Free seminar will give universities tips on attracting and retaining students

Sporting superstars

Abbey Gate College announce plans to launch a new all-weather pitch at star-studded event

Facilities management View all

Airedale Academy revamps its flat roofs 

The Academy recently secured £1.5 million of funding for the refurbishment

St John's to open new sports facilities to the community

The state-of-the-art facilities will include a gala standard swimming pool and purpose-built d...

Infant school overhauls its heating system

Lound Academy Trust infant school turned its broken boilers into an opportunity to install a w...

Making the most of facilities

Scott Warrington, Director of School Lettings Solutions, talks generating essential income, an...

Hipperholme Grammar appoints new head and moves to one site

Jackie Griffiths will be the new head of the Grammar School Foundation as of September

Wolverhampton celebrates super campus construction

The University of Wolverhampton says its £250 million project is an investment into the region...

Oxford school uses offsite company to expand facilities

Bartholomew School used modular building company, Actavo Building Solutions, to build the faci...

Manor Academy sees role expand with new school building

The government's Priority School Building Programme invested £14m in the Hartlepool Academy in...

HVAC & lighting View all

Indoor air pollution more harmful than outdoor

Pollutant levels indoors in the US are typically two to five times higher than outdoors, the E...

Unitrunk's RIS set to fast track Wolverhampton start ups

The project will form a new gateway to Wolverhampton, says Ronnie Bhathal, director at Summit ...

Eton reduces carbon footprint by 61% with new lighting

The refit saw the school replace more than 770 lamps and fixtures

Let in the light

Paul Trace casts a light on the benefits of natural daylight in the classroom

Hackney College saves £25K with LED lighting upgrade

Following a successful project by Energys Group in 2015, the college invested in the latest En...

Lighting the way to a truly connected campus

Lighting can be the nerve centre of the Smart Campus, says Andy Davies, head of business devel...

Q&A: A breath of fresh air

We talk to Engineer Chris Jones from Flakt Woods about ventilation and energy efficiency in sc...

Lessons in lighting

Lighting control can play an important role in meeting energy targets, says Kevin Norman

Interiors View all

New furniture range is 'Helping Build Bright Futures'

Functional, flexible, and fun 'Imagine' range has been developed with schools and local autho...

Reducing absenteeism with antimicrobial copper

Richard van den Bos, from Allgood plc, discusses how antimicrobial copper ironmongery can sig...

Altro's harmonious ranges strike the right chord

Altro has launched three new complimentary flooring ranges

St Andrews University praises Hawkesworth testing regime

Hawkesworth performs around 40,000 tests at varying intervals on electrical equipment at St An...

Design for dementia 

RGU's Architecture and Occupational Therapy students join forces to design for dementia

A lesson in affordable, cleaner heating

Remeha's James Porter looks at how ultra-low NOx condensing boilers can help schools protect t...

Back to the drawing board

An IT training room at Birmingham University features an SWG moveable wall system from Style

Board room innovation

Movable partition specialists Style have been commissioned by Birmingham University to create ...

International View all

Cycling safely in Denmark

MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME paves the way for cycling safety

University of Lüneburg unveils innovative central building

There is a new place of encounter and exchange in northern Germany

UWC Atlantic College reveal plans to build a new sports hall

The new sports hall facility will enhance the college's mission and commitment to students

Students crowdfunding to build nursery in Africa

Donations are needed to help student architects build new nursery in Africa

International learning - seize the opportunity

How HE commercial services professionals can gain valuable insights into other cultures in a b...

The green school of today

Tim Wilbur, Director of Schools Consultancy at Gabbitas Education, explains why sustainability...

First University of Central Asia campus opens

The first UCA campus opens in mountain community of Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic

Malvern College opens fifth school overseas

Leading boarding school to open Malvern College Hong Kong in 2018

Outdoors View all

Fordingbridge help to utilise space at Worthing High School

A covered walkway and dining space have been introduced at Worthing High School

Green spaces create happy learning places

GRITIT Grounds Maintenance explains how 'biophilic design' has the power to transform schools

Turning a roof into a unique learning space

Abington Vale Primary School's rooftop conversion will become a space for local groups to work...

The secret to catering for large groups when space is tight

Jason Eastwood, Managing Director at Canopies UK, discusses how schools should add dining spac...

Why wooden playground equipment is superior

Craig Boyle from Infinite Playgrounds says that wooden playground is safer and more comfortabl...

Playgrounds for a healthier generation 

Hand Made Places explain why playing outside is one of the most effective ways to tackle child...

Give your site a touch of Italia from Canopies UK

Canopies UK have launched a new canopy design to help schools get more from their outdoor spac...

IKO PLC issues new roofing and waterproofing guide

The guide highlights the tell-tale signs of a failing roof

People, policy, politics, money View all

Contractors appointed to £225m modular buildings framework

Fusion21's framework will go live at the beginning of June 2017

ROCKWOOL launches CPD on acoustic standards in schools

ROCKWOOL has developed a new CPD for architects entitled 'Acoustic Standards in Schools'

How can academies benefit from Condition Improvement Fund?

Michael Farmer, Head of Technical at 361 Degrees, discusses how academies can use CIF to impro...

Horbury launches new property services business

 The new company, Horbury Property Services will provide Facilities Management, Maintenance an...

Broadstock wins Coventry contract

Coventry University chooses North West's Broadstock for contract worth a potential £5m

How do CDM regulations 2015 affect schools? 

School heads and governing bodies need to apprise themselves of their new responsibilities

Two new academies open in Torbay

The two new schools offer alternative educational provision for 11-16 year olds outside of mai...

New school surveys programme launched in England

The National School Condition Assessments Programme has begun with eight schools

Security & safety View all

Kingston Uni's new STEM facilities put fire safety first

The state-of-the-art facilities are just in time for the university to celebrate its 25th birt...

Fire safety: Reducing the risk

Paul Henson, from Ramtech Electronics, discusses ways that schools can reduce the risk of fire...

What's new at IFSEC 2017?

If you thought IFSEC was just wall to wall CCTV, think again

Refurb puts student safety first

Gradus is contributing to safety for students at the London School of Economics and Political ...

Integration the key to student security

The University of Birmingham educates over 30,000 students, with more than 6,000 doors providi...

SEM analysis plays key role in school asbestos assessments

David Cooper, from Lucion Services, looks at how safety management practices with asbestos in ...

Plan ahead to keep your school safe this summer

The Master Locksmiths Association says that the spring term is the time to review school secur...

Declaring war on winter

Simon Osborne shares his tips for securing your building during the coldest months

Supplier News View all

Nationwide Hygiene Group celebrates 30 years of success

Nationwide Hygiene Group celebrated its 30-year milestone in 2016 with a proud feeling of a jo...

New £28.5m building for Portobello High School

Saint-Gobain offered solutions for the new Edinburgh school building

Do your laundry!

Armstrong provide space saving laundry equipment to international college in Canterbury

A new village life is born

By Lucy Gardner, Content Executive, Campus Living Villages

Award-winning offsite construction for universities

We always strive for innovation, excellence and continuous improvement - Premier Modular

Blackwell's invest in the future of University bookselling

Academic bookseller Blackwell's to trial new format academic bookshop with new shop openings i...

Get back-to-Uni ready with Godfrey Syrett

Now's the time to make any updates to your University spaces ready for the new academic year

New open-plan library for Coventry

Flooring specialist Interface helps University of Coventry create welcoming open-plan library

Sustainability View all

The future of schools as self-sustaining energy centres

EvoEnergy explains why it is important for schools to think about a longer term energy strateg...

UK schools are unprepared for heating system failure

New report reveals that UK schools are unprepared for heating system failure

Concord cuts lighting energy at Southampton University

Concord cuts lighting energy bills at University of Southampton by 20%

How aluminium window systems can maximise efficiency

Andrew Cooper, National Specification Manager at Senior Architectural Systems, looks at window...

University Passivhaus up for international science award

Willmott Dixon praised by the scientific community as Centre for Medicine is shortlisted for i...

Modern seating for student accommodation providers

By Luke VanBentum, Graduate Design Student, Ellis Furniture

Automatic data logging and recording saves time and money

Wallgate introduces an upgrade to its range of WDC electronic water management controllers

Nottingham Uni to build sustainable research facility

The £5.4m research facility has been designed to Passivhaus and BREEAM standards

Technology View all

Kensington Prep unveils interactive 'Explore Floor'

The space allows pupils to integrate tech into their learning in a new and unique way

£4m investment into Bristol's future engineering workforce

The extension by Kier Construction will accommodate a growth in apprenticeships offered by Cit...

Enabling a smooth transition to a new generation of tech

The requirements for audio visual (A/V) equipment are ever-growing, says emerging technologies...

Uni conference builds confidence in manufacturing growth

Wolverhampton University hosted the Manufacturing Conference to mark the completion of a £10m ...

Have you had your daily huddle?

Huddle spaces are a significant phenomenon. According to Wainhouse Research, there may be as m...

Design trends in schools which incorporate technology

The PSBP is transforming the most run-down schools in the country by providing facilities fit ...

NMiTE receives £8 million start-up funding 

Britain currently has an estimated shortfall of 40,000 engineering graduates

Launchpad LeiceSTAR

University of Leicester helps secure investment in space science and Earth observation technol...