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£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...

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...

Pupil place planning: An urban problem and a rural challenge

Predicting and planning for pupil placing is difficult in both urban and rural areas, but ther...

Planners unanimously approve new school and homes in Hackney

The developers are going contribute £1.5 million to Hackney's Housing Supply Programme