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Bricks & mortar View all

London uni accom shortlisted for Student Housing Award

The flagship redevelopment involved more than £140-million of investment

Plans submitted for new £13m college campus in Leeds

The proposed building would cover approximately 5,200 square metres over four storeys

Broadstock secures two single source uni contracts

Leeds Beckett and Kent choose Broadstock in contracts worth £1.5million

Specialist college in Leeds to build a new £13m campus

The college plans to expand its facilities with a new four-storey building for classrooms and ...

Rooftop milestone for £31m uni building

Students from the University's Built Environment Faculty worked alongside Willmott Dixon as pa...

Lewisham Southwark College gets a £40m redevelopment

Richard Hopkinson Architects joined forces with Platform 5 Architects to create a huge refurbi...

School Lettings Solutions wins its 100th partnership

School Lettings Solutions has just confirmed its latest partnership, this time with Parkside C...

Donhead Preparatory School transformed by new refurbishment

Phillips Tracey Architects headed the project in Wimbledon, adding valuable teaching space and...

Events View all

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

ASRA annual conference returns for 2017

The ASRA Committee tells us all about the upcoming #asra2017 conference in Brighton

Famous alumni celebrate School of Fine Art's new home

The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies will be moving into refurbished li...

March issue of Independent Education Today is now available

From choosing uniforms to sustainability in schools, the latest issue of our independent schoo...

HE estates - life after Brexit

The Higher Education Estates Forum poses the question - how can universities be more competiti...

Facilities management View all

Investing in sport

Tim Lambert, Account Director at Paragon Structures, discusses his passion for developing stat...

Kings Monkton school reveals pioneering new sixth form

The new facility will accommodate growing pupil numbers and 17 new A-Level subjects

Space to live and learn

Keri Beckingham explores how universities are improving the student experience by utilising de...

Transforming school washrooms

Magdalen College School, Oxford transformed their washrooms with the help of Venesta

Streamlining the student accommodation process

By Nick Lomax, Marketing Manager, Kinetic Solutions

Thistley Hough Academy open their own bank with Novus

Novus has invested in the school banking project to help pupils manage their own money

Lyndon helps transform Reading library

University of Reading's recently refurbished library by Lyndon Design boasts state-of-the-art ...

Rethinking learning spaces

By Mark Richards, Head of Design, Godfrey Syrett

HVAC & lighting View all

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

School's out for summer

James Porter from Remeha says summer holidays are the perfect time to carry out heating refurb...

Interiors View all

Decorative, adhesive-free Altro Cantana hits the right notes

Altro has unveiled its latest innovation: decorative, adhesive-free Altro CantataTM flooring

St Helen's Catholic School doubles capacity with extension

The school's extension was designed by local architects SK Architects

2017 university design trends

Laura Light, Concept Designer at Interface, looks at upcoming trends for university spaces

Academy inspires next generation with Smarter Spaces

Ursuline Academy worked with Dulux to successfully transform their design and technology class...

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Why it pays schools to prefabricate

James Porter, Sales Director at Remeha, explains why schools should consider off-site fabricat...

How to create a productive working environment

Ben Hall, from Student Furniture, explains why it's important to design student spaces with st...

Don't despair, the answer could be in the air!

Mike Booth discusses how improving your school's indoor air quality can reduce absenteeism and...

International View all

University of Lüneburg unveils innovative central building

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

Students crowdfunding to build nursery in Africa

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

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

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

Hilmer Building is Australia's top science research space

New science building at UNSW Australia showcases global best practices in laboratory design

Outdoors View all

IKO PLC issues new roofing and waterproofing guide

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

10 ways natural playgrounds benefit a child's development

Craig Boyle, from Infinite Playgrounds, explains why playgrounds should be built with natural ...

EnviroBuild complete primary outdoor performance space

Goat Lees Primary School chose HYPERION Decking to keep pupils safe at break time

VIVIX delivers a natural touch to school facade

VIVIX® by Formica Group panels have been used for the new Silsoe Church of England VC Lower Sc...

Glasgow's Cadder Primary School gets some colour

The multicoloured new façade will make the school a visually stimulating environment for pupil...

19th century school gets new clay roof

Acme Double Camber plain clay tiles were used for the renovation

It takes two

Homerton College and St Mary's School join forces for the revival of a sports ground

Par for the course

Merchiston Castle School reveals new all-weather golf practice area for UK's junior champions

People, policy, politics, money View all

Waterhead Academy saves £16K a year on water

The Academy contracted utility management specialists Orchard Energy to reduce their energy co...

Willmott Dixon to build a £46m school and leisure campus

Willmott Dixon have been awarded the contract in Ponteland, Newcastle, which will provide 2,04...

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

Leicestershire Scouts win £100K to build dream headquarters

Shanly Foundations gives Leicestershire Scout Group £100,000 to build their dream HQ

Leeds College of Building to build on staff numbers

The College expects to recruit more than 80 new staff in 2017

Scape CEO responds to gov't funding for new free schools

Mark Robinson, Scape Group Chief Executive, comments on government funding for new free school...

Post-16 overhaul welcomed

British Gypsum backs chancellor's new post-16 skills plan

Coventry student champions STEM careers for women

Construction degree's only female fresher says she stands out 'in a positive way'

Security & safety View all

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

How to meet Ofsted rules for security and access control

John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi, explains what security schools need to have in place t...

How to clarify your school's identity

FASTSIGNS UK explain why it is important that schools take care with their signage

Lock 'em up!

LocknCharge discuss the serious issue of stolen tablets in schools

Planning a first-class graduation ceremony

Make sure your institution's graduation ceremony gets remembered for all the right reasons

Do smartphones hold the key to the door?

Jonathan Moxham asks, is the student accommodation sector ready for 'mobile' access control?

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...

New open-plan library for Coventry

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

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

Maximising Education Environments

Fordingbridge are passionate about helping schools transform under-utilised spaces into outsta...

Raising the hygiene bar for school washrooms

Sustaining clean hygienic environments in schools can prove a difficult task says Wallgate

Pupils design living pods

Pocklington Prep School pupils take on a different kind of DT project 

How to save money with Wallgate's efficient school toilets

Hands up who wants cleverly designed, reliable and resource efficient school toilets that will...

Unisex toilets soon to be the norm?

School toilets have been a key location for bullying for many years says Wallgate.

Funding sustainables in education

A short guide to financing energy conservation measures in schools and colleges

Energy and Estates: reducing costs

Universities can continually monitor teaching space utilisation and reduce energy costs, says ...

Passivhaus for St. Benedict's new junior school

The new extension is for the nursery and pre-prep classes and will be energy efficient

Technology View all

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...

Abingdon & Witney announce new £2.1m advanced skills centre

Beard will construct the teaching block which will help the college to deliver high-level tech...

The importance of digital devices in a SEN classroom

James Symons, CEO of LocknCharge, looks at the advantages of special educational schools using...

Edge Hill unveils the CAVE

New £13m Technology Hub to house the UK's first super immersive 3D virtual environment

Industry-first student property app rolled out

Innovative software from The Student Housing Company and Pelican Media sets industry benchmark...

School reveals state-of-the-art Science Centre

ACS Hillingdon unveils plans for new Science Centre and welcomes new Head of School