Category Archives: smart campus

How are we doing?

Use case: Capturing Feedback on the Intelligent Campus What’s the Issue? As universities and colleges feel the pressure to provide an enhanced student experience the intelligent campus will play an increasingly important role. An acknowledged “great campus” will be a major asset. Students and staff can all help in developing a better campus, identifying issues … Read more

Building analytics

Use Case: Building analytics What’s the issue? Universities have large numbers of buildings of varying ages and conditions, spread over a wide geographic area, sometimes multiple campuses. Managing energy, waste and resources efficiently is important for a number of reasons, including financial pressures, environmental principles and regulations, and improved working conditions for campus users. What … Read more

Ensuring wellbeing

Use Case: Student Wellbeing on an Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? As well as enabling a student to achieve their academic goals, colleges and universities have a responsibility for a student’s wellbeing. Their health, both physical and mental, security and safety, are all important to institutions. The development of intelligent campuses can offer considerable support … Read more

In the city there’s a thousand faces, all shining bright

Use Case: Intelligent Campus, Smart City What’s the issue? The Wikipedia definition of a smart city is “an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and Internet of things (IoT) technology in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets.” These developments are also directly applicable to college and university campuses. Additionally, … Read more

What do you mean all the rooms are booked?

Efficient spaces on the intelligent campus What’s the issue? When you move around a university or college campus do you notice rooms and spaces that are currently unused or underused? Is space being utilised well or for an activity for which it wasn’t designed? As a teacher or lecturer do you have rooms you dislike … Read more

I think I know the way!

Use Case: Intelligent mapping What’s the issue? Most universities and colleges provide good quality traditional campus maps on paper and electronically, however, these could be hugely enhanced using the technology and data that is increasingly available. Combining this data with smartphone apps and electronic signage will improve the experience of campus users. Whether using basic … Read more

Smart research

Use Case: Smart research on the Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? The Intelligent Campus is bringing together the features of the university campus with developments, such as the Internet of Things, to provide new research opportunities. An university campus offers an ideal environment for experimentation with a large population that is likely to be motivated … Read more

I didn’t know I needed to ask…

Do you remember your first day at University or College? What about the first week? Arriving at a new institution is a disorientating experience. As students walk around the university or college campus they are faced with problems that need to be resolved in order to help them settle, provide a satisfying experience and even … Read more