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Minister opens new Begbroke innovation hub

Published: 17 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
Nicola Blackwood MP, Minister for Public Health and Innovation, today opened the new University of Oxford science and enterprise hub, the Begbroke Innovation Accelerator.

Weston Library Wins Civic Trust Award

Published: 13 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The renovated Weston Library has won a Civic Trust Award for outstanding architecture, planning and design.

Beecroft Building reaches its highest point

Published: 10 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
A topping-out ceremony last week marked the completion of the highest point of the new Beecroft Building, which will house the Physics Department once it is finished later in 2017.

University Club's upper floors to close

Published: 10 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The University recently announced the closure of the Tinbergen Building due to the presence of asbestos in certain parts of the building. The closure affects a number of departments.

Weston Library Shortlisted for Civic Trust Award

Published: 03 Mar 17     Category: Buildings
The transformation of the Weston Library has been nominated for a prize in the 2017 Civic Trust Awards.

Gin festival on its way to the Exam Schools

Published: 24 Feb 17     Category: Facilities Management
For undergraduates at the University of Oxford, the Examination Schools aren’t associated with carefree fun; they are mostly just the place where they have to pass a gruelling series of tests before getting their degrees. But this summer the building will be given over to an altogether less elevated field of study – gin.

Castle Mill planning application now live

Published: 22 Feb 17     Category: Buildings
The University’s application for planning permission to make changes to the Castle Mill graduate accommodation is now up on Oxford City Council’s website.

Successful Carbon-Reduction Projects Announced

Published: 17 Feb 17     Category: Events & Awards
Four new projects aimed at cutting the University of Oxford's carbon emissions were given the green light at a Carbon Innovation Programme (CIP) event last week.

Big Data Institute completes

Published: 25 Jan 17     Category: Buildings
Friday 13 January was lucky for some as staff at the Big Data Institute were handed the keys to their new home.

CSE success for Space, Options & Information

Published: 13 Jan 17     Category: Events & Awards
The Space, Options & Information team – part of Asset & Space Management – has become the latest part of Estates Services to be accredited under the Customer Service Excellence (CSE) standard.


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