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Mountjoy celebrates early contract extension

Building and maintenance support services provider, Mountjoy, has been awarded a two-year extension to the current contract in operation for the University of Southampton. Mountjoy has been providing responsive maintenance services for the University’s halls of residence and academic sites since ...

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Churchill expands educational portfolio

Churchill has grown its educational portfolio in Essex following the recent cleaning contract award of three academies belonging to the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), as well as the Trust’s Head Office. From 1 July 2016, Churchill will be responsible for ...

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Galliford Try awarded two student accommodation projects

Galliford Try’s building division has been selected as the preferred bidder for two major contracts in the student accommodation sector, worth a combined £102 million. The first deal with Newcastle University will see Galliford Try construct the new £62 million ...

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AUDE launches its first Green Scorecard

Today (12 May) sees the launch of the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) first ever Green Scorecard. In partnership with the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC), the Green Scorecard is designed to be a comprehensive tool ...

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Homes for Students to manage four new schemes

National student accommodation management company, Homes for Students has been appointed to manage four new schemes totalling more than 900 beds. Homes for Students was selected by UK real estate investment manager, Lothbury Investment Management Limited, on behalf of the ...

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AUDE announces new chair

With immediate effect, Trevor Humphreys has become the new chair at the Association for Directors of Estates (AUDE) for a one-year term. Humphreys is director of estates and facilities management at the University of Surrey with responsibility for leading the ...

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Sodexo extends student accommodation deal with Northumbria University

Northumbria University in Newcastle has awarded Sodexo with a six-year facilities and student services management contract, which will see the global services company managing all of the university’s student accommodation. Student Living by Sodexo has been providing a number of ...

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Sodexo achieves Catering Mark at 31 Academies

Sodexo has achieved the Food for Life Catering Mark at 31 of its Oasis Academy schools. The Food for Life accreditation is awarded to food providers by the Soil Association as an independent endorsement of the quality, provenance and sustainability ...

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New executive officer at AUDE

AUDE (Association of University Directors of Estates) has appointed Jane White to the role of executive officer. White takes up her new position following four years as head of research and information services at IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and ...

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Homes for Students to manage two new schemes

Homes for Students (HfS) has scooped a double win having been awarded the contracts to provide student accommodation management for two schemes in Exeter and Lincoln. HfS will manage Exeter One, a 219-bed facility previously managed by Mansion Property Management, ...

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