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CUBO Awards celebrate commercial excellence across UK Universities

At a glittering awards ceremony held last week, 10 CUBO (The College and University Business Officers) members were recognised and rewarded for the valuable contributions they have made in driving commercial excellence at universities across the UK. Held as part of CUBO’s ...

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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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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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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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Sodexo books into private student accommodation sector

Kier has appointed Student Living by Sodexo to oversee the booking and management of Oxford House, Kier’s first direct let property in Newcastle. This is Student Living’s first project with Kier in the private student accommodation sector where it will be responsible ...

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UK university income reaches a record £30bn

The Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) annual report which came out today (1 December) has revealed that despite a challenging funding environment and a decrease in home students, the sector grew by £2 billion in one year, putting the ...

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Sodexo strengthens Student Living team

Sodexo Universities has announced two new key appointments to its student accommodation team as part of its bid to accelerate growth both in the UK and Europe. Steve Hawkins has been appointed as the european divisional director of Student Living by ...

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Study & IT facilities are key influencers in University selection

The latest student experience survey from the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) has revealed nearly two thirds of UK students (61 per cent) say libraries, accommodation and IT facilities are key to their university choice. The report commissioned ...

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Bilfinger Europa lands triple education deal

Three new deals worth a combined total in excess of £15 million have been awarded to Bilfinger Europa by universities in the UK and Ireland. A four plus two-year deal with London Metropolitan University sees Bilfinger Europa provide integrated facilities ...

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Sodexo enrols student board of directors

Sodexo has enrolled a student board of directors who will be tasked with developing a brand new food offer for the student market, to be launched in universities in September 2015. In total, seven students, have been recruited from the University of ...

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