The former UniTravel on Alexandra Square is now occupied by ‘Work in Progress’. Who they? At first glance, subtext was reminded of ‘brand consultants’ Perfect Curve from the BBC’s W1A. We’ve got friendly big words – ‘Ideas’, ‘People’ – not many desks, and plenty of Post-Its. Was this an art installation?
No. It turns out that University House has had a good idea, and allowed the Research and Enterprise Services team to use the vacant unit for the next few years, as its one-stop shop for students and staff seeking to develop ideas for partnerships and other collaborations with industry. Anyone is welcome to pop in over lunchtime, or book the space:
It’s part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, so who knows how long it’ll be here, but while it is, it seems to be worth supporting.