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University projects honoured in Oxford Preservation Trust Awards and Building Awards

Published: 08 Nov 18     Category: Events & Awards
Several pieces of work by teams within Estates Services were victorious in the annual Oxford Preservation Trust Awards, announced at a dinner event at St John’s College on 6 November.

University wins BIFM environmental award

Published: 01 Nov 18     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford has won another prestigious award for its outstanding environmental performance. It has been named as winner of the ‘Impact on the Environment’ category in the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards, on account of its £14.6m Carbon Management Programme.

Latest Estates Services News published

Published: 01 Nov 18     Category: Other Top Stories
The latest edition of Estates Services News, which provides an update on the recent activities and achievements of the teams within Estates Services, has been published.

New neuroscience centre reaches its highest point

Published: 26 Sep 18     Category: Buildings
Construction of the basic structure of the new neuroscience research facility at the John Radcliffe hospital has been completed, with a topping-out ceremony held yesterday to mark the occasion.

Physics department celebrates official Beecroft opening

Published: 20 Sep 18     Category: Buildings
The Physics department’s new Beecroft Building, finished this summer, was officially declared open in a ceremony on Monday.

UniCycle scheme aims to get people on their bikes

Published: 14 Sep 18     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford has teamed up with the National Union of Students’ Love to Ride scheme to run UniCycle. The programme starts with the Cycle September initiative but will run throughout the 2018/19 academic year.

Sheldonian Theatre gets new seats

Published: 12 Sep 18     Category: Facilities Management
The seating has been improved in the upper gallery of the Sheldonian Theatre, making it much more comfortable for people attending events as well as improving safety.

Planning application submitted for Swift Tower

Published: 29 Aug 18     Category: Other Top Stories
The RSPB has applied for planning permission for the proposed Swift Tower in the University Parks – a project the University has been closely involved with through teams including University Parks and Environmental Sustainability.

Lighting schemes in running for industry awards

Published: 17 Aug 18     Category: Events & Awards
Two recent University lighting projects have been shortlisted in this year’s Lux Awards, which celebrate the lighting industry’s greatest achievements over the past year.

Science Transit Shuttle launches e-ticketing

Published: 16 Aug 18     Category: Other Top Stories
The Science Transit Shuttle team has launched electronic ticketing, so users no longer need to buy paper tickets before making a journey.


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