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Changes at the top for FM team

Published: 15 Sep 17     Category: Facilities Management
Liz Kitchener, Head of Strategic FM, is leaving the University after more than nine years to join the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) as Head of Estates and Facilities.

Poetry on Parks pond

Published: 15 Sep 17     Category: Other Top Stories
Professor Clark Lunberry of the University of North Florida has created a temporary art and poetry installation in the University Parks by installing words floating on the surface of the pond next to Lazenbee’s Ground.

Estates buildings get ready for Oxford Open Doors

Published: 08 Sep 17     Category: Buildings
On 9-10 September, several Estates Services buildings and facilities will welcome members of the public as part of Oxford Open Doors 2017.

Modular teaching buildings take shape

Published: 31 Aug 17     Category: Buildings
Construction of temporary buildings to replace teaching labs following the closure of the Tinbergen Building is now underway.

University buys property on Jack Straw’s Lane

Published: 29 Aug 17     Category: Buildings
The University has acquired Cowley House at 32 Jack Straw’s Lane from St Hilda’s College.

Iain Critchlow becomes Head of Asset & Space Management

Published: 21 Aug 17     Category: People
Iain Critchlow has been appointed as the Head of Asset and Space Management, taking over management of the Asset Management team on top of his other responsibilities following Sean O’Brien’s departure in late June.

New Wytham Woods website launched

Published: 16 Aug 17     Category: Other Top Stories
The website for Wytham Woods was re-launched today, making it far more attractive, usable and informative.

Swift Tower competition winner announced

Published: 10 Aug 17     Category: Events & Awards
The winner of the competition to design Oxford’s new Swift Tower has been announced after a public vote.

Kellogg Hub reaches last stage of Building Awards

Published: 03 Aug 17     Category: Events & Awards
Kellogg College’s recently-opened Hub building has been shortlisted for the Building Awards 2017, under the ‘Small Project of the Year’ category.

CSE success for Finance team

Published: 28 Jul 17     Category: Events & Awards
The Estates Services Finance team has become the latest part of the department to receive Customer Service Excellence (CSE) accreditation.


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