Universities and built environment professionals battle to survive
As Higher Education Estates went to press, Britain’s universities were continuing to operate but only on a highly restricted basis.
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CUBO research highlights under-occupancy issues
In a first of its kind, CUBO in collaboration with real estate advisors JLL, has conducted a snapshot survey into the occupancy rates in university-owned purpose built student accommodation (PBSA).
‘Open or shut?’ confusion over Government’s covoid-19 policy
Construction work at some English and Welsh schools was continuing as Education Design and Build went to press, but with the coronavirus escalating fast, pressure was mounting on the Government to order a total close-down.
Government cuts schools repairs budget
The March Budget, which set out the Government’s spending plans, has cut the funding dedicated to repairing school buildings by £100m.
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Scottish schools get new £1bn building boost
The Scottish Government has committed to investing £1bn in rebuilding and refurbishing schools after the current school building programme ends in 2021. Andrew Pring examines the new deal and the philosophy of Peter Reekie, the man charged with delivering it.

29th Jan 2020

A stage of life
Wellington’s new G.W. Annenberg Performing Arts Centre aims to educate students through self-discovery, inspiring them to ask what makes them who they are, so they may begin to take responsibility for their own development. The ethos is reflected in the design of it’s new Cultural quarter.

28th Jan 2020