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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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Sodexo books into private student accommodation sector

Kier has appointed Student Living by Sodexo to oversee the booking and management of Oxford House, Kier’s first direct let property in Newcastle. This is Student Living’s first project with Kier in the private student accommodation sector where it will be responsible ...

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UK university income reaches a record £30bn

The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) annual report which came out today (1 December) has revealed that despite a challenging funding environment and a decrease in home students, the sector grew by £2 billion in one year, putting the ...

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Sodexo strengthens Student Living team

Sodexo Universities has announced two new key appointments to its student accommodation team as part of its bid to accelerate growth both in the UK and Europe. Steve Hawkins has been appointed as the european divisional director of Student Living by ...

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Study & IT facilities are key influencers in University selection

The latest student experience survey from the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) has revealed nearly two thirds of UK students (61 per cent) say libraries, accommodation and IT facilities are key to their university choice. The report commissioned ...

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Bilfinger Europa lands triple education deal

Three new deals worth a combined total in excess of £15 million have been awarded to Bilfinger Europa by universities in the UK and Ireland. A four plus two-year deal with London Metropolitan University sees Bilfinger Europa provide integrated facilities ...

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Sodexo enrols student board of directors

Sodexo has enrolled a student board of directors who will be tasked with developing a brand new food offer for the student market, to be launched in universities in September 2015. In total, seven students, have been recruited from the University of ...

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Turnover in higher education estates reaches £27 billion

The Association of University Directors of Estate (AUDE) has released its annual report ‘Higher Education Estates Statistics Report 2014‘, which looks at the impact of university estates and facilities throughout the UK. The report shows the university sector has a ...

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Universities lead the way when it comes to electric cars

Britain’s universities are massively ahead of the national average when it comes to numbers of electric vehicles owned, according to research by intelligentcarleasing.com Of all UK new vehicle registrations in 2013 only 0.11% came from purely electric vehicles. However a freedom ...

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Chartwells cooks up £6.1m joint venture with council

Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to schools, academies, colleges and universities, has created a new joint venture to provide food and caretaking services with the London Borough of Hounslow Council. Valued at an expected £6.1 ...

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