Entries by Nick Holden

Facilities Directorate Update, April 2021

FD Women of Achievement Congratulations to Sue Green, Assistant Director of Residential Services, Jo Hynes, Deputy Director of Estates and Facilities and Ruth Buller, Head of HR Professional Services, who were recognised for outstanding achievement in this year’s Women of Achievement Awards. Commenting on the awards the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk said, “The 2021 Women […]

Estate Services Update, April 2021

Capital Development Earlier this month, colleagues who worked on the Sir William Henry Bragg building celebrated the completion of its construction. Following on from this key milestone, the next steps in the coming months are to migrate research equipment (new and existing) into the building and recalibrate with service connections as necessary. Full furniture fit […]

Campus Support Services Update, April 2021

Security Services Following the retirement of Malcom Dawson, Mark Bownass has stepped up to become Acting Head of Security. Mark brings a wealth of experience in law enforcement to the role – before joining the University in 2019 as Deputy Head of Security he was Chief Inspector in West Yorkshire Police where he worked for […]

Facilities Directorate Support Services Update, April 2021

Finance The Finance team continues to support colleagues on the financial impacts of covid-19 and the subsequent re-entry to campus. They are also continuing to ensure that costs are controlled in line with current University financial policies around the commitment of expenditure. The team have been busy collating the financial forecast of spend for the […]

Facilities Directorate Staff Bulletin – April 2021

I do hope you have all managed to take a well-earned break over the recent Easter holidays and are feeling refreshed and ready for the spring term. A few days before the break, University Council approved the new strategies and delivery plans (Research and Innovation; Student Education; International; Digital Transformation; Enabling Strategy) that underpin and […]