Covid-19 and the government’s exam grading fiasco have combined to leave universities in a deep administrative and financial hole. Jordan Marshall asks industry experts what the sector needs to do
The universities and higher education sector is as vulnerable as any to fluctuating demand — but it still has billions every year to spend on its buildings
Dramatic changes in student numbers demand fresh thinking about the adaptability and utilisation of university buildings
The UK’s first black female director of estates at a large UK university talks to Building
While this week we highlight the many positives about the universities sector, it would be a mistake to think that the boom times will continue
University College London’s new Student Centre is innovative, diverse, digitally enabled and focused on sustainability – just like its users.
Government had previously only revealed a total programme build cost of £220m
Close to 30 cases on job with 1,000 people
Move set to spark huge amount of interest with firms given until early next month to apply
Scheme designed by BDP
Demolition of existing buildings to start in January
Using design for manufacture and assembly, Laing O’Rourke has delivered a major new hospital in Wales under budget and four months early – no wonder the government is looking to use it as a model for its hospital building programme. Thomas Lane reports
In the second in our series on rethinking building design in the wake of the pandemic, Jordan Marshall reports on a booming healthcare sector and the government’s ambitious health infrastructure plans
ISG’s Debbie Hobbs picks out the latest jargon that says so much about rapidly evolving building practices
Will the government finally put it on the road to recovery, or merely keep it on life support?
The most significant impact of the review into post-18 education will be its potential to exacerbate uncertainty in funding and poor student mental health