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New buildings come under FM management

Published: 16 Apr 18     Category: Facilities Management
Several new buildings around the University of Oxford estate are now in the care of the Facilities Management (FM) team.

Ginkgo gates open

Published: 13 Apr 18     Category: Other Top Stories
The University Parks have a splendid new entrance after work finished to install decorative iron gates opposite the Department of Materials on Parks Road.

New films celebrate cycling in Oxford

Published: 05 Apr 18     Category: Events & Awards
Local cycling organisation Cyclox has announced the results of its Cycling Shorts competition to make a short film promoting the joys of getting around Oxford by bike, with amateur film-makers across town winning prizes worth £550.

March 2018 FM Newsletter

Published: 03 Apr 18     Category: Facilities Management

Strong Estates Services performance in UniCycle Challenge

Published: 23 Mar 18     Category: Events & Awards
The UniCycle Challenge cycling competition has ended, and Estates Services has put in a creditable performance, coming third among the Oxford departments taking part and helping the University itself claim top spot.

FM apprentices gain City & Guilds certification

Published: 22 Mar 18     Category: Facilities Management
After more than a year of on-the-job training and assessment, the Facilities Management (FM) apprentices have successfully achieved their Level 2 City & Guilds NVQ qualifications in Facilities Services. The FM team now plan to recruit the next generation of apprentices to follow in their footsteps.

BDI and Kellogg Hub shortlisted for RIBA awards

Published: 21 Mar 18     Category: Events & Awards
The Big Data Institute (BDI) on Old Road Campus and the College Hub at Kellogg College are both in the running for a prestigious architectural prize, after both appeared on the 12-strong shortlist for the RIBA South 2018 award for the region’s finest new buildings.

Comics convention returning to Exam Schools

Published: 19 Mar 18     Category: Facilities Management
Oxford’s only comics convention will return in April for its third year in the Examination Schools, a venue managed by the Estates Services Facilities Management team.

Additional Public Consultation Session: Osney Power Station

Published: 15 Mar 18     Category: Events & Awards
Following the poor weather conditions on 2 and 3 March we would like to hold an additional public consultation session to ensure as many of the local community as possible have an opportunity to feedback on proposals to redevelop Osney Power Station. The information will be the same as that shown on 2 and 3 March.

Sign up now for the UniCycle Challenge

Published: 06 Mar 18     Category: Events & Awards
From 1-21 March, Oxford is taking part in the National Union of Students UniCycle Challenge, competing against seven other universities to see who can get the most students and staff to try riding a bike.


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