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International

International learning - seize the opportunity

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

Events

HE estates - life after Brexit

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

Sustainability

How to turn your school into a unique learning resource

Bidwells' Ian Wakeling looks at what changes can be made to independent school buildings to he...

Security & safety

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...

People, policy, politics, money

The evolution of student accommodation

Andrew Kitchen, Director at LK2, discusses how architects can create student communities that ...

Bricks & mortar

LocknCharge celebrates the success of its #WinAJoey

#WinAJoey competition and the launch of the customisable Joey 30 storage Carts at BETT 2017

Facilities management

The changing FE landscape

Adducere and Willmott Dixon discuss sourcing funding for modern facilities as further educatio...

Sustainability

Maximise energy savings in schools via two heating solutions

Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton Commercial, discusses heating solutions

Interiors

Why it pays schools to prefabricate

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

Interiors

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Facilities management

Meeting the student experience challenge

By Professor Amanda Coffey, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience and Academic Standards, Ca...

HVAC & lighting

Let in the light

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

Bricks & mortar

An education in modular building construction

Paul Gouland, Marketing Director at Clugston Construction, explains how to solve the school ca...

Sustainability

Recycling modular buildings

Mike Williams, MD of Foremans, looks at why demand for recycled modular buildings is rising, a...

Facilities management

The 5 biggest myths about drinking fountains

Paul Thorn, Director of Washware Essentials, banishes the myths surrounding drinking fountains...

Interiors

How to create a productive working environment

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

Interiors

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...

Interiors

Award-winning seating chosen for award-winning college

KI's range of educational seating products has been chosen to take pride of place in one of Sc...

Bricks & mortar

How to satisfy thermal preferences for minimum energy

Satisfying thermal preferences for the minimum amount of energy equals happy students and happ...

Facilities management

Building for the future

Gavin White, Director of Buildings at Ramboll, explains how clever engineering can help studen...

Facilities management

How to design school washrooms to prevent bullying

Sam Saunderson, Project Consultant at Interfix Washrooms, explains the design considerations o...

Interiors

Can the design of a school help to improve performance?

Andrew Sykes, Managing Director at Heckmondwike FB, discusses why it is what's inside that cou...

People, policy, politics, money

The private sector's key role in ensuring PSBP's success

Craig Smailes, Project Director for Education at Kajima Partnerships, discusses the Priority S...

Bricks & mortar

It's Chris-maintenance time!

The freezing temperatures in January and February can put a lot of pressure on a school's heat...

Facilities management

Bedfordshire transforms campus with new library building

The University of Bedfordshire opens its stunning new £46m library on the university's Luton c...

Outdoors

Learning young: why children need to play outside

Children are spending less time outdoors than ever before, says Craig Boyle

HVAC & lighting

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...

Facilities management

Creating collaborative study spaces

In 2015 Napier University's 500-seat technology resource centre, Jack Kilby Centre was refurbi...

Sustainability

Two birds, one stone: energy efficiency and uni reforms

Institutions can solve two problems at once by incorporating energy efficiency when making ref...

Security & safety

Declaring war on winter

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

People, policy, politics, money

6 months after Brexit, how is the design community feeling?

Construction information provider, NBS takes a look at the design community half a year after ...

Outdoors

Learning outside of the classroom

James Symons, CEO at LocknCharge, explains why it's time to break the barriers and teach outsi...

Interiors

What's behind door technology?

Phil Wise, European Marketing Director at Formica Group, discusses the influence doors can hav...

Interiors

How to tackle low-level disruption in the classroom

Emma Dolman, Space Planning & Estimating Director at British Thornton, on changing the classro...

Sustainability

In it for the long term

As more new schools are built, the installation of energy efficient, cost-effective products m...

Security & safety

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...

People, policy, politics, money

Business as usual for MATs?

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, reflects on The Chancellor's Autumn Statemen...

Interiors

How to create a positive learning environment

Bruce Evershed, Business Development Manager at Envoplan, discusses how small changes can make...

Bricks & mortar

Schoolhaus at Chalgrove wins public sector energy award

Schoolhaus at Chalgrove Primary wins public sector energy champions award

Bricks & mortar

A look at the cladding for Birmingham Uni's new library

Brian Newell examines the benefits of the new build's ceramic granite cladding system