What HE can learn from project management challenges

Over 600 years old, Kings College School (KCS) in Cambridge enjoys a world-renowned reputation. Sitting alongside its older sibling, the King’s College, part of the University of Cambridge, for many it is first and foremost known for its choir, alongside its high calibre of education.

Reasons why universities should monitor their space use

With strict budgets and high targets, universities should be innovating and leading the way with efficient use of their space.

Jellybean Learning The Future of the University Campus

In looking at how current universities expect to educate the next generation of learners, we reflected on the huge changes in the way we work, communicate, live and learn and the need to flex to deliver quality learning for future generations.

Reflections on equality, diversity, inclusion & estates

David Malcolm, Deputy Chief Executive and Head of Policy and External Relations, Equality Challenge Unit

The Estate Management Record

It has been more than twenty-five years since estate directors began compiling and sharing statistics in order to aid understanding and management of our estates.

Focus on estates at University of Northampton

The ways in which students are taught and in which they learn are changing, and the University of Northampton is at the forefront of those changes.

Focus on estates at University of Sheffield

Founded more than a hundred years ago, the University of Sheffield owes its inception to the aspirations and financial support of the people of Sheffield, who wanted to establish a university that would benefit their economy, their health and their children.

Focus on estates at Lancaster University

Lancaster University is an internationally highly ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research. Located on a beautiful campus in the north-west of England, the University places great emphasis on a strong student experience and employability, and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field.

Focus on estates at University of Stirling

With an international reputation for excellence in learning and teaching, and high-quality research, the University of Stirling is located in the heart of Scotland and boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK.

Focus on estates at Cardiff University

Cardiff University’s stated purpose appears straightforward: to create and share knowledge and to educate for the benefit of all. But this only hints at the extensive infrastructure required to meet the demands of 30,000 students and more than 6000 staff in such a complex and challenging environment.

Focus on Estates at Keele University

Keele is the largest campus university in the UK, and, in a recent global sustainability league table, was ranked number one in the world for its green setting and campus infrastructure. The University has grand plans in place to develop its estate, in order to meet demand from its growing student body and to facilitate new major research initiatives on campus.

Focus on Estates at University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has more than 21,000 students studying across the four campuses of Streatham, St Luke’s (both in Exeter), Penryn and Truro (both in Cornwall).

Focus on Estates at De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic institution with a long and vibrant history of improving people’s lives through education. Founded as the Leicester School of Art in 1870, the University has evolved through many incarnations, including the Leicester Colleges of Art and Technology and Leicester Polytechnic.

Focus on Estates at Glasgow Caledonian

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has transformed its estate to create a campus environment that is consistent with one of the UK’s most distinctive, dynamic and forward-looking universities.

Focus on Estates at Durham University

The foundation of Durham University in 1832 began a process of physical change in the city of Durham that it had not experienced since the Norman Conquest.

Focus on Estates at City, University of London

Throughout our history, the local urban context of inner London has influenced greatly the character of our buildings. From our foundation, we have been committed to the local community, and this commitment has brought with it a number of constraints.

Commercialising university property assets: six issues

Philippa Cobb, Consultant Solicitor, Keystone Law

Technology: Impacting Learning Space Design

Lauren Bell, Creative Research and Development Manager, Broadstock

Responding to DSA reform: moving to an inclusive model

Announced in December 2015, the Disabled Students’ Allowance reform came into place at the beginning of the 2016/17 academic year. The changes aim to improve value for money and rebalance the distribution of responsibility for disabled students between HEIs and the government. 


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