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BLOG: Why brighter schools make for brighter minds

Scott Leeder, Commercial Director at VELUX Modular Skylights, looks at the benefits of natural...

Morgan Sindall and NTU to develop innovation in construction

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and Morgan Sindall will encourage construction talent in the...

Leeds College of Building's CEO to step down

Veteran Principal at Leeds College of Building retires after 22 years

Q&A: What's it really like for women in construction?

Two apprentices share their thoughts about working in construction and how to inspire the next...

Minister visits College of the Year

Anne Milton MP went to Fareham College to learn about the £2.8m Local Growth Fund investment i...

Vice-Chancellor digs University of Brighton development

Professor Debra Humphris took the controls of an excavator during a visit to the first stage o...

Apprenticeships offer school leavers a 'fantastic option'

Mike Rogerson, an apprentice turned COO of the engineering firm behind the Shard, writes on th...

Inspiring the future generation to combat the skills gap

Anne Timpany, Director and Co-Founder of On Tap Plumbers Limited, urges businesses and schools...

Beard raise over £12,000 for SATRO

To help celebrate the company's 125th birthday, staff at Guildford-based construction firm Bea...

£20m development financing secured by Oundle School

The finance has been provided by HSBC for a state-of-the-art sports centre

The importance of hands-on learning in education

With increased diversity in the jobs market, the education system needs to step beyond the cla...

University energy costs set to rise, warns Inenco

The energy consultancy says that UK universities are likely to add over 20% onto non-commodity...

Building links with employers helps apprenticeship success

A visit to a Wolverhampton Uni open day, for example, resulted in one student finding an appre...

Redrow forms partnerships to launch new housebuilding degree

Redrow's three-year Housebuilding Degree is first dedicated qualification of its kind

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...

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...

Sunesis targets educational growth with new appointment

Fran Cox is the new operations director at Sunesis and will help the company to provide extra ...

Shrewsbury trainees kick-start career with Morris Joinery

Morris Joinery has hired two Shrewsbury College trainees after summer work experience programm...

Can internships narrow the skills gap in construction?

Johnathan Bulmer, MD of Cleveland Containers, says that interns could be key to addressing the...

Coventry student wants to change the face of construction

A Coventry University student, who is the only female studying construction management, wants ...

Why health and safety is so important in construction

Health and safety is a concern across all of the UK's industries, but it's of particular impor...

Uni partnership helps build careers in construction

GRAHAM Construction and Glasgow Caledonian University team up to introduce teens to the constr...

The UK's most instagrammable student accommodation?

Attractiveness is fast becoming one of the leading deciding factors for students choosing wher...

LK2 urges developers to 'return to basics'

The student accommodation architect spoke at a recent Westminster Higher Education Forum keyno...

Greater Manchester Loan Fund announces investment with SLS

Greater Manchester Loan Fund has invested £0.44 million in School Lettings Solutions to suppor...

'Adopt a School' connects IKB Academy and Campbell Reith

A new partnership between a Keynsham school and an engineering consultancy is being built on f...

'Return to basics' says architect at Westminster event

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