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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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Aramark awarded catering services deal at New City College

Aramark UK has signed a new five-year contract to provide catering services to New City College. Spanning nine campuses with over 20,000 students and 2,000 employees, New City College is the largest college in East London and South Essex. Aramark ...

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Perfect Clean enrols in three-year university deal

Scotland-based cleaning service provider, Perfect Clean Ltd, has been awarded a three-year contract at the University of Glasgow to ensure maximum health and safety hygiene practice as students and staff are returning to the campus. The university is home to ...

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Sodexo awarded hygiene verification label for student accommodation

The Sodexo-managed student accommodation at Northumbria University, 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 Claude Gill student accommodation is Covid-19 secure. ...

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Brayborne retains City College Southampton campus cleaning deal

Brayborne Facilities Services is to continue delivering cleaning services to City College Southampton for a further two-years. Located in Southampton city centre, City College is a general further education facility providing career-led courses, apprenticeships and education for young people and ...

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ENGIE and Equitix in University of Birmingham win

A consortium comprising of energy and services specialist ENGIE, and UK infrastructure investor and developer, Equitix, has been awarded a contract with the University of Birmingham to transform Pritchatts Park student accommodation village into a state-of-the-art low carbon campus. The ...

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Sodexo launches new offering for students in lockdown

Sodexo has adapted many of its services to meet the needs of today’s students, offering catering options and wellbeing resources designed to provide additional support at a difficult time. Working with multiple suppliers, Sodexo’s food and nutrition specialists have launched ...

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Sodexo introduces concierge service to support university students

As part of its Residential Living programme, Sodexo has launched its concierge service, Circles, at Northumbria University and Bath Court at Birmingham University. From this month students at the two Sodexo-managed university accommodation facilities will be able to access personal ...

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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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