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Bricks & mortar View all

Plans revealed for Leeds science building

Planning application submitted for a new £96 million science building on behalf of the Univers...

New £3.2M Sixth Form centre uses 'striking' EQUITONE facade

The through coloured fibre cement material was chosen for its natural appearance and robustnes...

Pupils cut the turf for their new school

The £6.9m building will hold up to 420 pupils from army families rebased back to Larkhill

Tridonic partners with Durham University Business School

Tridonic's Spennymoor emergency lighting production plant partners with Durham University Busi...

Primesite Developments submits plans for £44m student flats

The proposed 17-storey student accommodation tower will overlook Newcastle waterfront

New AgriSTEM academy combines tradition with modernity

The £5.4m academy will offer diplomas, apprenticeships and traineeships in engineering subject...

New £60m automotive facility for Bath

The University of Bath has received significant new government investment to develop the Insti...

David Bailey to furnish new school for children with Autism

The multi-million pound project will be part-funded by the sale of adjoining residential prope...

Events View all

UB August issue out now!

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

University of Huddersfield's new £28m build wins first award

Hudderfield's Oastler Building was announced as the 'Best Education Building' at the Local Aut...

IFSEC International 2017

Borders & Infrastructure Expo makes triumphant debut while Professor Brian Cox draws event's b...

July/August 2017 issue of IE Today is out now!

The international issue of Independent Education Today can now be read online for free

Northumbrian Water Group to host unique Innovation Festival

The NWG Innovation Festival invites businesses and schools to come together and tackle social ...

UB July issue out now!

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

Professor Brian Cox to headline IFSEC and FIREX 2017

IFSEC International, Europe's only large scale security event this year, takes place 20-22 Jun...

Robertson Group crowns Elgin Academy's 'Ideal Candidate'

A young pupil who applied for a Robertson Group work experience placement was awarded for his ...

Facilities management View all

Work begins on Aston campus revamp

Work starts on a major redevelopment and refurbishment for Aston University 

Willmott Dixon to transform Old Admiralty Building

The company will also be responsible for renovating Alexandra Palace, another famous Grade II ...

A spotlight on summer servicing

As schools prepare for the summer holidays, Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton ...

Kalwall lights up Featherstone High School

The school's teaching block has been modernised with translucent cladding

How to be top of the class in procurement

David Johnston, Category Manager at ESPO, discusses how schools can tackle the procurement pro...

La Dolce Vita... In England

The Bringme Box means students can pick up their packages without the hassle

Scotts of Thrapston: Built to last

Scotts of Thrapston reveals the importance of sustainable educational buildings and positive l...

Essex's first school of medicine will be at Anglia Ruskin

Willmott Dixon has won the £20m contract to build the new Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine

HVAC & lighting View all

School set to save thousands with green energy project

New Inn Primary School has upgraded its lighting to cut costs and carbon emissions

How natural daylight can enhance academic performance

Chris Chaney, Managing Director of Sunsquare, discusses the use of rooflights at Sybil Andrews...

Staying energy efficient in uncertain times

Here are some tips to help you reduce consumption in particularly energy-intensive zones: univ...

Cutting costs and creating comfort at MMU

Ray Conboy, Director at Luxonic, discusses Manchester Metropolitan University's new sustainabl...

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

Interiors View all

Wellingborough Prep opens its new Minecraft-themed library

The library has been completely renovated to make it 'a more immersive and engaging space'

Top 10 decor trends for the year

Sarah Cooper, tells us how students now expect high-trend bedrooms, kitchens, and bathrooms

Cutting-edge glazing for Materials Innovation Factory

The Materials Innovation Factory at University of Liverpool has some of the best architectural...

Turning a room into a classroom

Dr Harriet Sturdy, who has owned and run three schools in Cambridge, shares her expert tips fo...

University opts for automatic partitioning wall

Partitioning expert, Style, has recently installed a state-of-the-art fully automatic moveable...

Two thirds of schools lack funding for basic improvement

Overwhelming majority of teachers consider the school environment to affect pupils' academic l...

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...

International View all

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

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...

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

Creative buildings that inspire pupils

Scotts of Thrapston explains how they can meet the demand for contemporary and sustainable cla...

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...

People, policy, politics, money View all

'Return to basics' says architect at Westminster event

LK2 Director Andrew Kitchen spoke at the Westminster Higher Education Forum, on the changing s...

Short circuiting energy costs

Mark Stevenson, Bright Spark Energy MD,  has tips for schools looking to be greener and save m...

Viking House project wins environmental design prize

Amani Radeef wins this year's Max Fordham Environmental Design Prize for her contemporary town...

Contemplating the future of the physical campus

What will universities be like in 25 years' time? Will technology reduce the need to be on cam...

Core Assets leaves lasting research legacy

The children's services group celebrates the success of the Centre of Excellence it founded fi...

£500,000 donation for Beacon of Light's education facilities

Sunderland's Beacon of Light will use the donation for phase one of the construction

Building a future for Britain's education facilities

The demand for education facilities is on the rise and the need for cost efficient and sustain...

Integra Buildings invests £3m to grow manufacturing capacity

The company has bought six acres of industrial land for £1.6m, and plans a further £1.4m inves...

Security & safety View all

Jacksons Fencing secures Northwood School

Jacksons Fencing has installed a variety of security applications around the school

Modular construction: 4 health and safety benefits

Matthew Goff, from Actavo | Building Solutions, shares his top-four health and safety benefits...

Extinguishing the risks of half-term hot works

Tilden Watson, Head of Education at Zurich Municipal, discusses the best ways for schools to m...

Fire Safety 101

Paul Henson at Ramtech Electronics on how schools can reduce the risk of fire during refurbish...

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 ...

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

HE continues to invest in a sustainable future

Universities see a successful year of energy-efficiency project investment to reduce carbon em...

Kier Construction complete a sustainable education campus

Garnock Academy was completed with the help of an Icopal roofing system

University of Sussex pledges to 'go greener'

The institution begins the largest solar project in UK higher education

UCEM expands their horizons of sustainability

University College of Estate Management has been renovated to be as sustainable as possible

An eco-classroom for Morden Primary School

Simon Fernehough, Director of The Hideout House Company, explains how schools can be education...

Learn your EPC from your ABC

Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton, explains why schools should have energy eff...

Conyers School reveals extensive roof refurbishment

The Stockton school has benefitted from a roof refurbishment using IKO Mach One

UK schools are unprepared for heating system failure

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

Technology View all

Cloud-based property reporting from Inventory Hive

The CUBO exhibitor helps student accommodation managers create reports and perform checks in a...

Bucks New University's psychology students work with VR

Virtual reality technology which measures eye-movements while patients interact with the envir...

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 ...