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Bricks & mortar View all

Morgan Sindall appointed to £1.4m Torquay Academy project

Construction is to start on the second phase of significant development work on teaching facil...

Willmott Dixon lands second project with University of Kent

The company is returning to the uni with a £13.4m contract to construct a new School of Econom...

Robert Pearce House restored to former glory

Bishop's Stortford College's Robert Pearce Day and Boarding House re-opens to pupils and paren...

Advanced Panic Bar Solutions

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

Nottingham Trent students visit new £5.6m Confetti building

Around 120 architectural technology undergraduates are bringing their coursework to life throu...

New education hub for Birmingham City University students

The £31 million facility opened on 10th January, offering additional teaching and learning spa...

Morgan Sindall starts work on Sherborne Girls' arts centre

The school has an exceptional focus on music and the new arts centre is due to be complete in ...

UWTSD £300m Waterfront development to open its doors

The SA1 Swansea Waterfront development will feature renewable technologies, making it BREEAM E...

Events View all

Coventry University's Royal visitors open health building

The new £59m building at Coventry University will transform training opportunities for health ...

Launch of the Stewart Garden Schools Programme 2018

The competition rewards the creativity and achievements of schools' gardening achievements, an...

UB January 2018 issue out now

The latest issue of University Business is now available to view online, for free!

Jan/Feb issue of Independent Education Today has landed!

In 'The Arts Issue' we explore the future of creativity and how independent schools are embrac...

Travis Perkins' apprentices take a pit stop at Silverstone

Travis Perkins held a special three-day event at Silverstone to inspire their apprentices

De Montfort art and design building scoops prestigious award

The Vijay Patel Building at De Montfort University won the 'Large Non-Residential Scheme of th...

UB December issue out now

The latest issue of University Business is now available to view online, for free!

Last call for the Education Forum

The Education Forum takes place this month at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire

Facilities management View all

A breath of fresh air for smart studying

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

Changing face of facilities management in education sector

By Colin Kenton, Managing Director of FM Services at KBR

How student centres can help create 'sticky campuses'

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

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...

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

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

Generating additional income for Newcastle schools with SLS

Both local schools and community groups in Newcastle are set to benefit from the School Lettin...

Universities successfully finding new revenue streams

The higher education sector is finding alternative ways to secure a sustainable future in comp...

Architects appointed for Portsmouth's new sports facility

FaulknerBrowns Architects will lead University of Portsmouth's new £50m sports facilities

HVAC & lighting View all

Heating and lighting efficiencies at BSix Sixth Form College

The implementation of LED lighting and dynamic boiler control technology by Energys is expecte...

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...

Warmly welcomed upgrade at James Aiton Primary School

The school installed Jaga's Oxygen ventilation system, the first Scottish school to do so, alo...

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 ...

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...

Don't get caught out by ErP

Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha, explains why when it comes to boiler replacements, it pa...

How can academies select the right energy brokers?

Lucia Harney-Dey has some advice for academies looking for the best deal from their energy sup...

Stainless steel or aluminium?

What's best when it comes to heating your school?

Interiors View all

Clifton College upgrades heating system with Remeha boilers

The Bristol college has improved the efficiency and reliability of its heating system by insta...

Peak achievement at Eltham College

The school has honoured George Band (OE 1937-47) for his remarkable mountaineering feats by na...

Gradus step up to the mark at the University of Derby

XT stair edgings from contract interiors specialists, Gradus, have been installed to core stai...

Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation refurbished

Novus Property Solutions has refurbished more than 140 bedrooms at the institution's Caledonia...

Crown Trade takes redecoration to the next degree

Crown Trade products are providing the University of East London with a trusted route to trans...

Glasgow Uni students benefit from lessons in nature

HLM Architects utilised innovative biophilic designs to transform existing teaching classrooms...

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...

£25k refurbishment for historic Dollar Academy

Novus Property Solutions has redecorated five buildings at Scotland's oldest co-educational bo...

International View all

Philanthropy's role in building international schools

The quality and accessibility of schools varies widely across the world

Wycombe Abbey to open second international school in China

The Hengqin Wycombe Abbey International School will open in September 2019

Not your average halls has uncovered some of the world's most weird and wonderful student accommoda...

New school opens in Cambodia on International Children's Day

Weston Williamson + Partners designed and built the school pro-bono

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

Outdoors View all

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

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

Mansfield school benefits from Woodhead woodland shelter

The primary school in Mansfield is making good use of their new outside space, including hosti...

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

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

Colourful, fun and safe playground surfacing

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

Advantage Bradfield College: new courts have speed and slide

Bradfield College installs six new clay courts for its budding tennis stars

Newcastle students design and build new wildlife hide

Completion of Bakethin Hide at Kielder demonstrates the opportunities of learning by doing

How children can learn through nature

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

An outdoor classroom solution for Heywood Prep School

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

People, policy, politics, money View all

Will apprenticeships impact the Built Environment sector?

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

Willmott Dixon tackles skill shortage with work experience

Willmott Dixon has welcomed nearly 300 young people to their University of Warwick site

Speller Metcalfe named on ESFA's £8bn schools framework

The framework supports the delivery of ESFA's school building programmes

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

by Philip Watson, UK Design Director at Atkins

Construction career choices after education

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

Morris Property builds interest in construction careers

The contractor is supporting a UK-wide campaign to encourage careers in construction

'Women in construction' campaign challenges perceptions

Considerate Constructors Scheme's industry survey reveals more needs to be done to encourage m...

Ulster Uni partners with leading built-environment firms

Students in the final year of their Architectural Technology and Management degree programme t...

Security & safety View all

The need to update fire safety procedures in 2018

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

How to ensure first class hygiene in university buildings

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

How smart was your enrolment?

Falcon and Williams help college kitchen after fire damage

A new kitchen was designed at Darlington College to help students experience the industry

Creating a security culture

dormakaba team up with ITN productions and the security institute to produce a full-access sec...

Dealing with asbestos in schools

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

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...

Managing risks outside of term-time

The school holiday is the perfect time to make repairs

Supplier News View all

Integra Buildings celebrates contract wins, expansion plans

The milestones come as the company celebrates its 20th anniversary

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

Sustainability View all

Education sector least likely to achieve paperless working

34% of businesses in the education sector have taken no steps to reduce their paper usage

Manchester Metropolitan ranked as UK's greenest university

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

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

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

Debunking boiler buzzwords

Steven Evans explains the boiler jargon

Five essential building materials for green schools

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

Premium drinking water, sustainable and cost effective

Through installing BRITA Vivreau's Table Water Bottling System and ViTaps, the University of L...

Drinking Water Systems: accessible and sustainable

Universities are under increasing pressure to evidence that their facilities are both accessib...

How eco classrooms are functional and educational

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how eco classrooms can be both a bui...

Technology View all

Arke: Visitor Entry Systems for Student Accommodation

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

Tech transforms student letting as new app launched by SPCE

50,000 rooms already available through revolutionary student letting app, partnered with Exper...

Bristol launches Quantum Technologies Innovation Centre

The £43 million investment from the University of Bristol will allow academic research and fin...

Bringing BIM down to earth: new technologies, humble uses

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

Creating 'healthy' buildings in HE

Being able to simulate activities in a building, prior to actual construction, can enable inst...

New £65m aviation and technology centre at Cranfield Uni

The new digital aviation research and technology centre will be constructed with the help of N...

Software for your property's future

Decorus for Sage, managing your properties and financials in one solution

What is the future of library technology?

D-Tech International looks at current library technology and what is just around the corner