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University Partnerships Programme appoints new director

University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure in the UK has announced the appointment of Adam Tyson as Construction Director. Tyson has joined the senior team in UPP Management, UPP’s specialist asset management business ...

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Sodexo supports students with Mental Wellbeing app

Sodexo has boosted its health and wellbeing commitment to students to include access to the NHS-approved Thrive: Mental Wellbeing app and the use of personal home services business Circles as part of its Student Living by Sodexo offer. The new ...

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Lucy Black to lead AUDE’s new Strategic FM Group

A new Strategic FM Group of the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) will be chaired by Lucy Black, Head of Facilities and Student Accommodation at the University of Plymouth, and IWFM Board NED. The group has been created to ...

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Sodexo provides virtual support programme for students in lockdown

Student Living by Sodexo has launched its residential living programme as a virtual service for students at Sodexo managed university student accommodation sites across the UK. The new virtual service builds on Sodexo’s existing Residency Living programme, which has been ...

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MoU signing sees Mitie helping to develop the next generation of security experts

The University of Northampton’s Criminal and Corporate Investigation team has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitie, forging closer links between industry experts and academics at the University to enhance the student experience for those on the programme. The ...

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NHS Property Services CEO moves to UPP

University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a provider of on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure in the UK has announced the appointment of Elaine Hewitt as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Hewitt ...

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Homes for Students creates new roles in preparation for growth

National student accommodation manager, Homes for Students, has appointed two regional asset managers across its Homes for Students and Prestige Student Living portfolios. Greg Faulconbridge, who has a background in the student accommodation maintenance sector, will have responsibility for the ...

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Interserve awarded University of Sussex contract extension

Interserve Group Limited and the University of Sussex have won a contract extension worth £30 million per annum to deliver facilities management (TFM) services at the University of Sussex as part of joint venture Sussex Estates and Facilities (SEF). Interserve ...

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IFMA launches 2020 scholarship programme

Applications for the 2020 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) scholarship programme are now open. The scholarship offers practising and aspiring facility managers a route into higher education. Since 1991, the IFMA Foundation, IFMA chapters, IFMA councils and wider FM community ...

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Derwent fm scoops 50-year deal at the University of York

Derwent fm has reached financial close on a £1 million contract to provide facilities management services to a major 1,480 bed student accommodation project at the University of York for the next 50 years. FM services will include hard and ...

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