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Campus Living Villages UK appoints Guardian for national maintenance deal

Guardian Environmental Services (Guardian) has secured the national contract for the provision of preventative and reactive maintenance services across Campus Living Villages’ (CLV) UK’s 18 student accommodation villages. With more than 12,600 beds across its UK portfolio, the contract sees ...

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Norse wins university catering deal

Norse has won a contract to deliver catering services at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA). The terms of the deal, have seen Norse create a modern retail-café environment which is providing a wide range of hot and cold food and ...

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Churchill cleans up at St George’s, University of London

Churchill Contract Services has secured a three-year cleaning contract with St George’s, University of London. The contract was awarded via the London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC) framework, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to maximise value through the collaborative procurement of ...

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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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Degree of safety

Student accommodation has been widely criticised for poor design, including inadequate fire safety. Stacey Collins of International Workplace looks at the root causes When I was a student, shared halls of residence kitchens were a weekly source of fire alarm ...

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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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Compass makes catering grade at University of Oxford

The University of Oxford has appointed Compass Group UK & Ireland to provide catering and a range of hospitality services at 23 different locations across its estate. The contract will see significant investment in the student, staff and visitor environment. ...

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Carillion named preferred bidder for £75m university deal

Carillion has been chosen as the preferred bidder by The University of Manchester to design and build Phase 1 of its new Fallowfield Student Residences project. The University is significantly enhancing its student experience by re-planning and upgrading its Fallowfield Campus ...

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Sodexo sees Northumbria Uni ranked in top 10 universities for facilities

Northumbria University Newcastle, one of the largest universities in the UK with more than 33,000 students from 135 countries, has been ranked in the UK’s top 10 universities for its facilities in the 2017 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. ...

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BaxterStorey signs up to Glasgow Caledonian University

BaxterStorey has won a five-year contract with Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to become the new hospitality provider at its £32 million Heart of the Campus redevelopment. Following the completion of the state-of-the-art redevelopment, which provides new learning and social spaces for students ...

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