HSE International ISSUE 100 | Page 20

RoSPA AWARDS FACILITIES & PROPERTY 2015: SENTINEL MANAGEMENT: HOUSING LANCASTER ASSOCIATION UNIVERSITY WORLD-CLASS TEACHING AND RESEARCH FACILITIES The roots of Lancaster University stretch back to 1947 when a public meeting in the city endorsed plans to establish a university college. Today, the University is thriving; with UK top ten rankings, a strong employability record and a clutch of awards for its beautiful and increasingly environmentally-sustainable campus. L ancaster University has risen to become one of Britain’s top universities with more than 12,000 students and 2500 employees. Its Bailrigg campus has been transformed with £450m investment over the last 10 years and a further £175m will fund further capital programmes over the next three years. The campus offers students and leading academics a busy, urban vibe surrounded by great parkland and sports facilities. It has been awarded the Green Flag for the 4th year running, an award which recognises the best green spaces in the country. ENGINEERING BUILDING The new purpose-built Engineering building, which opened in January 2015, provides innovati ٔ