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CUBO in the press

CUBO In The Press


CUBO Awards 2020 - Shortlist announced ahead of new virtual wards event, Higher Education Digest, September 2020

The shortlisted entries for nine prestigious awards celebrating outstanding achievement in campus and commercial services have been announced...Read full article here

College and University Business Officers Opens Membership to Further Education Section, FE News, September 2020

As of August 2020, College and University Business Officers (CUBO) has opened its membership to further education institutions...Read full article here

CUBO releases guidance for student accommodation providers ahead of new term start, Higher Education Digest, September 2020

College and University Business Officers (CUBO) has released its latest guidance for student accommodation providers ahead of the new academic term...Read full article here

CUBO announces new membership model for university business officers, Public Sector Catering, August 2020

College and University Business Officers (CUBO) has announced some key changes in its membership model for 2020/2021, which it says will see members enjoying more value, new benefits, and greater support...Read full article here

Safety and Security, Public Sector Building News, April 2020

Julie Barker, non-executive director of CUBO and founder of Julie Barker Associates, takes a look at what is happening on university sites in face of campus closures. How will these sites be protected? Read full article here

Entries open for CUBO Awards 2020, TUCO, March 2020

College & University Business Officers (CUBO) is calling on the UK's caterers that operate within the higher education sector to enter the prestigious national CUBO Awards 2020...Read full article here

University student under-occupancy levels - a real cause for concern? Public Sector Building News, March 2020

Residential provision for students for many universities is a critical element of the wider University Experience...Read full article here

Queens University Belfast sets the stage for for CUBO Summer Conference 2020, Higher Education Digest, February 2020

CUBO has launched a stunning line-up for its' Summer Conference 2020 - to be held at Queen University Belfast on the 10 - 12th June...Read full article here

New research highlights red flags for under-occupancy, Higher Education Digest, February 2020

In a first of its kind, CUBO in collaboration with real estate advisers JLL, has conducted a snap-shot survey into the occupancy rates in university-owned purpose-built student accommodation...Read full article here

CUBO looks to future at winter conference, TUCO, January 2020

Over 100 College and University Business Officers (CUBO) delegates and corporate partners joined forces recently at the organisation's Winter Conference to 'Vision the Future' full article here

CUBO Winter Conference: The best way to change the future is to make it!, Higher Education Digest, December 2019

The future of Commercial Services on campuses has never been so important as UK's universities get set for Generation Alpha to acquire HE status, with students looking to become more diverse, more challenging and more sociable...Read full article here

The 'Greta Affect', University Business, November 2019

The impact of teen activist Greta Thunberg on universities and on the children of full article here

Potential mandatory food waste reporting and other chances down the line for FE and HE, Green Gown Awards, November 2019

Julie Barker, Non-Executive Director of College and University Business Officers (CUBO), and founder of Julie Barker Associates talks to the full article here

Ripe for investment, Public Sector Catering, October 2019

Findings from the recently published Campus Experience Survey 2019 show university catering remains a key area for investment...Read full article here

Visioning the future, University Business, September 2019

Innovative lineup as CUBO announces its Winter Conference 2019...Read full article here

Starting Young, EDUcatering, September 2019

Julie Barker, director of CUBO, talks to EDUcatering about the rise of childcare in universities and impact on caterers...Read full article here

CUBO announces its new board, University Business, August 2019

Gillian Almond of Royal Holloway took on the role of chair saying it was “a time of potential uncertainty and challenge” full article here

UK universities investing millions in campuses, CSC, July 2019

UK universities are significantly investing in their campuses and services over the next five years...according to data released at CUBO's summer conference...Read full article here

How is the design of university catering facilities changing? UB, July 2019

As institutions adapt to shifting trends, Keri Beckingham finds out how the architecture and design of university catering facilities is changing...Read full article here

Winners honoured at annual CUBO awards, Conference News, July 2019

The efforts of College and University Business Officers (CUBO) members were recognised at an awards dinner on 4 July...Read full article here

Sticky Campuses, University Business, June 2019

Julie Barker explores ‘sticky campuses’ and the changing face of campus’ services as facilities look to work harder to fit the growing philosophy of ‘one size no longer fits all’ full article here

Julie Barker - Minute on the Clock, The Caterer, June 2019

CUBO Director Julie Barker talks CUBO and catering in the university full article here

People Moves, Premises and Facilities Management, June 2019

The College and University Business Officers (CUBO) association has recruited Kirsty Woodward and Jane full article here (pg 30)

Universities upgrading childcare support, Early Years Childcarer, June 2019

Growth opportunities are appearing for nurseries as universities are opening their full article here

Campus Connections, Tomorrow's FM, May 2019

Julie Barker talks to Tomorrow's FM about the evolution of meeting and conferencing facilities on university full article here

In praise of child-care on campus, Early Years Educator, May 2019

Julie Barker takes a look at the growing trend for universities to open nurseries on their full article here

The CUBO RA Awards 2019, The Pie News, May 2019

The second annual CUBO RA Awards recognised eight outstanding student residence full article here

CUBO sets out expanded vision for 2019

Ambitious plans for 2019 include raising the bar on member full article here

Focus on student living experience for new research, Premises and Facilities Management, April 2019

CUBO announces launch of Campus Experience Survey the full article here

Partnership focused summer conference confirmed, Premises and Facilities Management, April 2019

CUBO has confirmed its summer conference and full article here

Vigilance in the face of risk, Wonkhe, March 2019

Never has it been so important to be on the front foot, taking sensible steps now, in order to smoothly manage incidents with minimal full article here

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