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Public consultation: refurbishment of 25 Wellington Square, Oxford

Published: 14 Jul 17     Category: Events & Awards
The University is consulting with the public regarding the proposed refurbishment of 25 Wellington Square, located at the corner with Little Clarendon Street and Walton Street.

FM Venues get Green Tourism accreditation

Published: 04 Jul 17     Category: Facilities Management
The events venues managed by the FM team have all been accredited under the Green Tourism scheme, giving customers confidence in their commitment to green issues and the progress they’ve made towards reducing their environmental impact.

Topping-out ceremony for new gym

Published: 29 Jun 17     Category: Buildings
A ‘topping-out’ ceremony on 27 July marked the completion of the highest point of the structure of the new Gallie-Lewis-Dean Gym (GLD) at the University’s sports ground at Iffley Road.

VC opens Kellogg College Hub building

Published: 20 Jun 17     Category: Events & Awards
Following a visit by HRH Prince Charles last month, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, has now officially opened Kellogg College’s new Hub building.

Sustainability Showcase salutes University’s green progress

Published: 13 Jun 17     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford celebrated its sustainability stars at a prestigious awards event on 12 June.

National recognition for Rob Barlow of Security Services

Published: 08 Jun 17     Category: People
Patrol Officer Rob Barlow has received recognition by a leading professional body for his work carrying out a complete audit of all the CCTV cameras that Security Services operates – a key part of the team’s efforts to gain certification for compliance with recent government guidelines.

Sustainability Showcase draws near

Published: 01 Jun 17     Category: Events & Awards
Preparations are in full swing for the University’s annual Sustainability Showcase event on 12 June.

Successful event explores future of sustainable building

Published: 26 May 17     Category: Buildings
A conference on 17 May brought professionals from across the construction and higher education industries to Oxford to discuss their experiences of why buildings don’t always provide the environmental performance their designers intend.

Lisa Hofen joins board of FM professional association

Published: 22 May 17     Category: Facilities Management
Lisa Hofen, Deputy Head of Strategic FM in Estates Services, has been elected to the board of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) as a non-executive director.

Royal visit to Oxford’s first non-residential Passivhaus

Published: 19 May 17     Category: Buildings
HRH Prince Charles visited Oxford this week, looking in at Kellogg College to see its innovative new Hub building, which opened its doors at the start of the month.


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