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Blavatnik scoops two more awards

Published: 21 Nov 16     Category: Events & Awards
Judges at both the Institute of Structural Engineers (IStructE) and the Concrete Society voted the Blavatnik School of Government winner in its category.

Senior appointments in Estates Services

Published: 17 Nov 16     Category: People
Chris Carrington joins Estates Services this week as Director of Capital Projects and member of the Estates Services Strategic Management Team, reporting to Director of Estates, Paul Goffin. Chris comes from the University of Warwick where he was Capital Programme Director & Deputy Director of Estates.

New FM apprentices join Estates Services

Published: 16 Nov 16     Category: Facilities Management
The nine apprentices who recently joined the Estates Services Facilities Management (FM) team have now finished their first week of training. This is the biggest single cohort of apprentices any part of the University has yet taken on.

Carbon Reduction Programme scoops Green Gown Award

Published: 15 Nov 16     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford has performed strongly in the Green Gown Awards for environmental performance in higher education, winning one category and being highly commended in another.

Estates Services News – latest issue

Published: 08 Nov 16     Category: Other Top Stories
The latest issue (7) of our termly online customer bulletin – Estates Services News – is now available.

Oxford Preservation Trust honours University buildings

Published: 02 Nov 16     Category: Events & Awards
Several University buildings won accolades at the annual awards ceremony of the Oxford Preservation Trust (OPT) on 1 November.

Weston Library scoops award

Published: 31 Oct 16     Category: Events & Awards
The Weston Library has picked up yet another accolade, this time from the Education Estates Awards.

Carbon Innovation Programme launches for new academic year

Published: 17 Oct 16     Category: Events & Awards
The University’s Carbon Innovation Programme has kicked off for its second year. The programme runs annually, from October to April. It’s designed to enlist the skills, expertise and creativity of Oxford’s staff and students to help the University meet its extremely demanding carbon-reduction targets, which oblige it to cut carbon emissions by 33% compared to 2005/6 levels by the end of 2020/21.

Public Consultation - Design Development For Castle Mill Graduate Accommodation

Published: 14 Oct 16     Category: Events & Awards
The University of Oxford has held a second public consultation on 14 and 15 October in relation to a developed design proposal for the buildings and landscaping at the Castle Mill site.

University projects in public vote for UK’s best building

Published: 30 Sep 16     Category: Events & Awards
The Blavatnik School of Government and the Weston Library are facing a public vote launched by the BBC in the run-up to the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Stirling prize announcement.


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