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Homes for Students lands £3.5m deal with Knight Frank

National student accommodation manager, Homes for Students, has secured an estimated £3.5 million, new 10-year contract with Knight Frank Investment Management LLP for student accommodation management services at St Leonard’s House in Lancaster. The brand new, purpose-built, scheme will be ...

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How Sodexo helps students prepare for university

Andrew Wilkinson, Sodexo CEO for Schools and Universities in UK & Ireland, discusses how Sodexo helps to support students before and during their time at university Attending university is, for many, the first time that they will live away from ...

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Incentive to support student accommodation development

Incentive Tec, the building services arm within Incentive FM Group, has been appointed to play a key role in a prestigious new development of student accommodation in Dean Street, Bristol. The multi-million pound development is being built by Atlas Land ...

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Keeping students safe at university

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures. With so many security requirements, it can be difficult for facility managers to keep on top of them all and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw, Architectural Consultant for Allegion ...

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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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Derwent FM selected for student accommodation project

Derwent FM, as part of the Civitas consortium, has been selected as the preferred bidder for delivering FM services on a major student accommodation project for the University of York. The 50-year contract, worth circa £1.5million per annum, will see Derwent FM ...

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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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Advanced fire protection at student accommodation leader

The UK’s leading student accommodation provider, Unite Students, has opened a new fire training simulation room using fire panels from global leader Advanced. Unite Students has 135 properties, many have Advanced multiprotocol MxPro fire panels. Its training room incorporates a ...

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University protects students with Aico smoke alarms

Harper Adams University in Shropshire has installed Aico’s 160e Series of mains powered Smoke Alarms into its student accommodation in a move to increase levels of protection for students. Harper Adams University is a specialist provider of higher education for ...

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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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