We continue this week’s series in which we re-share selected posts on how universities are advancing efficiency and effectiveness. Today we highlight estate management.
Universities are becoming more efficient at using their estates, having achieved a reduction in space and property costs, a report by AUDE on the sector’s 26 million m2 property portfolio reveals.
Since early 2010 local authorities in the West Midlands have taken steps to save more than £170 million using their property portfolio more efficiently. Here are five measures that these councils are taking to make sure that their estates are being used efficiently.
Faced with 85% cuts to teaching and capital funding, universities generally have two options if they wish to improve their campuses: borrow or save. The University of Hertfordshire, like many other institutions, chose to save.