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University shake-up needed to meet the demands of Generation Z

Analysing data from across the sector, the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) has produced a report looking at how universities need to develop to meet the needs of Generation Z. The report, titled ‘Jellybean Learning, The Future of ...

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AUDE report reveals university sector is managing additional half a million square metres at same cost as three years ago

The University sector continues to transform its estate to meet the demands of teaching and research in a digital 24-hour learning environment but keeps its costs at a three-year low. These cost savings are made despite an extraordinarily challenging political ...

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Schools by Sodexo launches new IFM and food offer

Sodexo has launched a new integrated facilities management offer for UK state schools. ‘Schools by Sodexo’ brings together an integrated suite of services including premises management, cleaning, grounds maintenance and asset management.  It also includes an updated, modern school food ...

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Global report reveals students at UK universities are demanding healthier foods from on-site catering

A new report by Sodexo has revealed that more than half of UK students (60 per cent) expect vegan or vegetarian food to be available at their university catering or retail outlets, and 49 per cent expect free-from foods. The International University ...

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Churchill London banks multi-million pound uni deal

Churchill London has secured a £6 million combined, ‘soft service’ contract with London South Bank University (LSBU). The agreement will see Churchill deliver general cleaning, waste disposal and window cleaning services at the Southwark and Havering campuses, currently attended by 18,000 ...

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Metro Rod aim to be top of the class with appointment of David Onabanjo

Having recently been acquired by AIM-listed Franchise Brands, nationwide drainage repair and maintenance specialists, Metro Rod, are delighted to announce the appointment of David Onabanjo, who will focus specifically on building relationships within the Education sector. Peter Molloy, who has ...

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Wates Smartspace (FM) wins LSE maintenance deal

Wates Smartspace (FM) has won a contract with The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to maintain its prestigious London estate. The three-year deal which commenced on 1 August, will see Wates Smartspace deliver planned preventative maintenance services ...

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Kier scoops £24m education FM contract

Kier has won a contract worth £24 million to deliver total facilities management (TFM) to all of Capital City College Group’s sites over the next five years. Commencing on the 1 August 2017, the deal will see Kier extend its services ...

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Independents by Sodexo served Clifton College catering deal

Independents by Sodexo has been awarded a £2.4 million a year contract to provide catering and hospitality services at independent public boarding school, Clifton College in Bristol. The contract is due to commence on 1 July 2017 and will cover ...

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Apprentices require organisational support to succeed

Nearly half (45%) of apprentices struggle to find time to study, despite the requirement to spend 20 per cent of their working hours in off-the-job training One in five (20%) apprentices lacks support from their line manager But technology-enabled learning ...

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