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Our University Climbs 64 Places in the Green League Table

Our University Climbs 64 Places in the Green League Table

Posted by kab14 at Nov 25, 2016 11:32 AM |

University of Leicester moves from a low 2:2 to a first class honours climbing 64 places in the People and Planet Green League Table

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Centre for Medicine Wins Regional Construction Award

Centre for Medicine Wins Regional Construction Award

Posted by kab14 at Nov 25, 2016 11:29 AM |

Passivhaus Centre for Medicine wins ProCon Leicestershire Sustainable Development of the Year 2016

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Engineering Roof Project Featured in Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Journal

Engineering Roof Project Featured in Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Journal

Posted by kab14 at Nov 25, 2016 11:20 AM |

The groundbreaking project to re-roof grade II* listed Engineering Building featured in RIBA Journal

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Our University Reduces CO2 Emissions By 10% in Two Years

Our University Reduces CO2 Emissions By 10% in Two Years

Posted by kab14 at Nov 09, 2016 05:05 PM |

Reduced CO2 emissions in an expanding estate. Carbon saving measures, District Heating Scheme, BMS system, biomass boilers

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Summer Projects 2016, Improving Student Facilities

Summer Projects 2016, Improving Student Facilities

Posted by kab14 at Oct 11, 2016 11:55 AM |

Fielding Johnson Square, Student Services Centre, refurbishment of Lecture Theatres in Bennett, Adrian and Astley Clarke

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More Regional Awards for Attenborough Arts Gallery Project

More Regional Awards for Attenborough Arts Gallery Project

Posted by kab14 at Aug 18, 2016 10:40 AM |

The Leicestershire Joint Consultative Committee (LJCC) for the Building Industry, Attenborough Arts Extension, LJCC merit awards

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Attenborough Arts Gallery Project Wins East Midlands LABC Award

Attenborough Arts Gallery Project Wins East Midlands LABC Award

Posted by kab14 at Jun 14, 2016 09:20 AM |

Attenborough Arts gallery and sculpture garden project wins the Local Authority Building Control Excellence Award for the Best Inclusive Building

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Centre for Medicine Achieves BREEAM Certificate of Excellence

Centre for Medicine Achieves BREEAM Certificate of Excellence

Posted by kab14 at Jun 13, 2016 03:25 PM |

The Estates Centre for Medicine Project achieved the BREEAM worldwide sustainabilbility standard Certificate of Excellence

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Backing the Blues

Backing the Blues

Posted by kab14 at May 03, 2016 02:35 PM |

Estates maintenance team erect a banner on the Charles Wilson Building as part of the University of Leicester #BackingtheBlues campaign to support Leicester City Football club on their way to becoming premier league champions

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Planting for pollinators

Planting for pollinators

Posted by kab14 at Apr 26, 2016 04:40 PM |

New planting on main campus from our gardens team to attract bees and other pollinators

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Bespoke "Smartitions" installed in Medical Education Facility

Bespoke "Smartitions" installed in Medical Education Facility

Posted by kab14 at Mar 16, 2016 02:35 PM |

Bespoke "Smartitions"have been installed in a new £1.1 million NHS funded medical education facility in the Robert Kilpatrick Building

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Centre for Medicine January 2016

Centre for Medicine January 2016

Posted by kab14 at Feb 03, 2016 10:30 AM |

In January 2016 the Centre for Medicine was handed over to the University by the Wilmott Dixon

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Carbon Savings Win Triple Gold for the University

Carbon Savings Win Triple Gold for the University

Posted by kab14 at Feb 03, 2016 10:20 AM |

Reduction in CO2 emissions for energy, water and waste earns the University three gold Carbon Saver Standards from the Carbon Trust

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Attenborough Arts Extension Opened by Sir David Attenborough

Attenborough Arts Extension Opened by Sir David Attenborough

Posted by kab14 at Feb 03, 2016 09:40 AM |

Attenborough Arts Extension a project managed by Jon Clements from our Development Team is opened by Sir David Attenborough

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Sustainable Furniture Recycling Scheme Saves University £113,702 in 2015

Sustainable Furniture Recycling Scheme Saves University £113,702 in 2015

Posted by kab14 at Jan 15, 2016 04:05 PM |

InteriorsTeam furniture re-use project saves the University £ in cash and also improves sustainability by saving tonnes in CO2 emissions

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Poppy Appeal 2015

Poppy Appeal 2015

Posted by kab14 at Dec 14, 2015 03:55 PM |

A Thank you to our Porters from the Oadby Branch of the Royal British Legion

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Welcome to the Interim Director of Estates

Welcome to the Interim Director of Estates

Posted by kab14 at Dec 14, 2015 03:53 PM |

Ian Barker, Interim Director of Estates

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A Swift Solution

A Swift Solution

Posted by kab14 at Dec 14, 2015 03:55 PM |

Estates and Environment Teams Collaborate to Install Swift Boxes On the Astley Clarke Building

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Estates Staff Connecting With the Community Through Leicestershire Cares

Estates Staff Connecting With the Community Through Leicestershire Cares

Posted by kab14 at Nov 24, 2015 03:50 PM |

Volunteering for the Coping with Cancer Christmas Fayre.

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Farewell to the Director of Estates

Farewell to the Director of Estates

Posted by kab14 at Nov 24, 2015 03:02 PM |

Goodbye wishes for Trevor Humphreys who left the University on Friday 13 November 2015 after more than 3 years as Director of Estates

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