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Conference brings the future of farming to the Exam Schools

Published: 18 Jan 19     Category: Facilities Management
One of the UK’s leading forums for the agricultural industry returned to the Examination Schools in January, with speeches from HRH The Princess Royal and Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

New electric vehicles enter service

Published: 16 Jan 19     Category: Facilities Management
Facilities Management (FM) staff at the University offices at Wellington Square have new eco-friendly transportation after four old vehicles were replaced with highly energy-efficient modern electric equivalents.

Construction work underway in the Science Area

Published: 26 Nov 18     Category: Buildings
Major construction works on Phase 2 of the Biochemistry building are underway at the Science Area. The area is tightly constrained and is also a busy route for students, staff, members of the public, contractors and suppliers.

Oxford named Client of the Year in Lux Awards

Published: 20 Nov 18     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford has put in a strong performance in the Lux Awards, winning in one category and being highly commended by the judges in two more.

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.

 


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