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Bricks & mortar View all

New science and health building opens at Coventry University

The £59m facility features hospital wards, an ambulance, operating theatre and running track,...

Garden Halls scoops win at Building Awards 2017

The tp bennett and Maccreanor Lavington-designed scheme was awarded Offsite Project of the Yea...

Coleg Cambria to open new £3.5m business school

Penketh Group helps Coleg Cambria Northop to open business school in North East Wales

Student accommodation expands in Sheffield

Clegg Construction's £8.8m development in the Steel City has opened its doors

Cundall Manor completes new classroom build

The North Yorkshire school has finished the build on four new classrooms, set to be home to it...

Portakabin to build £7.5m development for Priory Fields

The two-storey modular facility will replace the current building and provide a new hard play ...

Landmark Coventry University building opens to students

A new building for Coventry University that 'challenges the traditional health and science ped...

AHR wins design brief at University of Huddersfield

The institution has awarded AHR with the brief for the £30m Barbara Hepworth Building, the new...

Events View all

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

New home for first UK vocational free school for SEND

Morgan Sindall successfully delivered the project for Wolverhampton Vocational Training Centre...

November issue of Independent Education Today is here!

This month we are talking about all things catering as we delve into lunchtime menus

Scotland Build returns for 2017

Scotland Build is back on November 22-23 with more content, more networking and more entertain...

UB November issue out now

The November edition of University Business magazine, the property issue, is now available to ...

Tarmac on road to sustainability

The firm is partnering the award-winning schools initiative, Solutions for the Planet's Big Id...

Facilities management View all

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

Debate: drinking fountains vs bottle water

Bottled water is becoming an increasingly common sight in schools and colleges up and down the...

HVAC & lighting View all

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?

Getting the right heating mix for your school

Pete Mills explains some of the most important considerations schools need to think about when...

School set to save thousands with green energy project

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

Interiors View all

Glasgow Caledonian University accommodation refurbished

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

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...

Dulux Trade paints the way for special needs school

Birkett House School undergoes a makeover after it relocates its primary facilities

Forth Valley College shortlisted for award

The institution is up for an 'Inspiring Learning Spaces' gong at the Education Buildings Scotl...

Newly refurbished student bathrooms at University of Kent

Manufactured by Pressalit Care, the bathrooms are designed to be fully accessible for all

Outstanding moveable wall for school

Style recommended DORMA Variflex for Broadclyst Community Primary School

International View all

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

International learning - seize the opportunity

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

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

Ulster Uni partners with leading built-environment firms

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

Cumbria Education Trust welcomes two new schools

Cumbrian multi academy trust flourishes with the addition of Tebay and Yanwath primary schools...

Spires Academy joins multi-academy trust

The Canterbury-based secondary school is partnering with E21C (Education for the 21st Century)...

Bishop Vesey's Grammar becomes the 150th SLS partner

Bishop Vesey's Grammar School has now become a community leisure venue as it joins forces with...

Caledonian wins place on ESFA School Framework

Caledonian is an approved supplier on the £50m Education and Skills Funding Agency Framework

The Student Housing Company named Best Halls Provider

The company sets new records at National Student Housing Survey Awards

Hairdresser styles new career in construction

Rowenna Valintine has decided to cut short her career in hairdressing and take up a new career...

McAvoy Group win industry award for Lynch Hill project

A McAvoy Group contracts manager has been recognised at Offsite Construction Awards for his wo...

Security & safety View all

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

dormakaba builds on long-term collaboration with UWE

dormakaba supplied the university with high-security mechanical locking systems for its new Fa...

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

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...

Triple Schoolhaus® development completed at Biddenham

Completion of a triple Schoolhaus® development at Biddenham International School and Sports Co...

Technology View all

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

Webinar: How to make managing users simple

Prepare for the September intake and make managing users simple