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Indoor mapping

Developments in digital mapping are allowing universities to make buildings smarter and introduce new efficiencies in how they operate. Dr Addy Pope, Higher Education Manager at Esri UK, examines the growth of indoor mapping in higher education Landscapes, cities and ...

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VINCI wins FM deal at UCL

University College London (UCL) has awarded VINCI Facilities the FM contract at its new campus on London’s East Bank. The £4 million per annum award for hard services (five years) and soft services (three years) is the latest service contract ...

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UEL partners with Siemens to to deliver net zero carbon by 2030

The University of East London (UEL) has formed a strategic partnership with Siemens to collaborate on its aspiration of achieving net zero carbon by 2030. Siemens will deliver improvement measures to reduce overall energy use, and engineer solutions to drive ...

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Your Workspace wins place on NEUPC contract

British manufacturer, Your Workspace, has secured a place on the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) Contract, as a formal specialist and technical furniture supplier in Lot 3. NEUPC is one of eight UK Higher Education purchasing consortia (UKUPC) established ...

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Compass chief people officer appointed to King’s College London Council

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Chief People Officer, Donna Catley has been appointed as an Independent Member of King’s College London Council. The Council is the supreme governing body which defines vision and strategic direction of King’s College London in addition ...

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Salisbury celebrates another university win

Salisbury Group has landed a five-year contract with Liverpool John Moores University for building, electrical and mechanical maintenance services. The hard FM deal, which is expected to be worth over £1.5 million per annum, covers planned and reactive works across ...

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Sodexo awarded hygiene verification at Richmond University

Sodexo’s team at Richmond, the American International University in London has received the Rise Safe label from Bureau Veritas. Introduced in June 2020 the Rise Safe label provides reassurance that Sodexo’s team has successfully implemented measures to ensure the University ...

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Gather & Gather in London Metropolitan University win

Gather & Gather has won a new contract to deliver catering and hospitality services at London Metropolitan University. The two-year deal, which commenced on 1 August 2021 and has a value of £1.5million, will see Gather & Gather bring its award-winning ...

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Student accommodation causes Covid concern for over three quarters of students

New research has found that the majority of UK students feel their accommodation could be better designed to minimise the risk of Covid on campus. The survey commissioned by Manor Interiors, experts in build-to-rent furnishing solutions, found that 78 per ...

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Indoor mapping improves estate management efficiency at the University of Oxford

The University of Oxford has upgraded its estates management processes with a new indoor mapping system to provide more efficient methods of maintaining asset data and how it charges university departments and other tenants for the space they use. Offering easy access to property and interiors data across ...

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