Education sector


“The loss of a school can be avoided with a sprinkler system” – Jonathan O’Neill responds to new proposals for schools

Jonathan O’Neill offers his thoughts on the recently published proposals regarding fire safety in schools. Read More

AUCSO set to expand global reach and encourage greater collaboration between university security teams

The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) has announced plans to increase its global reach, says its new leadership team. Read More

Beauchamp City Sixth Form installs Comelit Atena fire detection panels

To ensure ongoing safety Comelit’s Atena fire detection panels have been installed at the Beauchamp City Sixth Form in Leicester. Read More

Call for 2021 focus on student wellbeing, safety, and security

Board advisor for ProtectED says preparations needed for post-COVID life, as volunteering teams continue to ensure security and safety of students. Read More

Solving key and access control challenges in the education sector

ASSA ABLOY explores how wireless locking can provide an access control solution to the challenges facing education institutions. Read More

CriticalArc customer success programme wins at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards

CriticalArc has won the Customer Care category at the 2020 Security & Fire Excellence Awards, in recognition of its customer success programme. Read More

Upgraded fire system installed at Imperial College London

A network of fire panels from UK manufacturer, Advanced, has been installed as part of a campus-wide system replacement at Imperial College London (ICL), Hammersmith. Read More

40 schools a month hit by fires in the past year

A new study from Zurich Municipal reveals 480 primary and secondary schools endured fires in 2019, a staggering 40 incidents every month. Read More

Cyber threats disrupt return of education

As if the return of the academic year wasn’t already disrupted enough from the COVID-19 pandemic, reports indicate that a number of UK institutions have also been subject to cyber-attacks during the summer. Read More

Petition launched as research finds risk of fire at schools double that of other buildings

According to new research from insurer, Zurich Municipal, schools in England are “nearly twice as likely” to suffer from a fire as other types of commercial buildings. Read More

Integrated access control a priority for higher education institutions, according to report

According to a recent survey undertaken by Genetec and HID Global, higher education institutions are set to embrace new access control technology to improve the experiences of students and staff. Read More

Imperial College’s security team on the front line: securing education in a pandemic

IFSEC Global talks to Terry Branch, Head of Security at Imperial College London, about his team’s work over the last five months. Read More

How drug detection dogs are supporting the education sector

How drug detection dogs can be a useful method of providing a high profile deterrent of drug misuse in educational institutions. Read More

Newman University improves security with surveillance upgrade

Newman University has overhauled its dated suite of security cameras with a more robust solution from IDIS to prepare for expansion and better protect its students and staff. Read More

How security teams are leading the fightback at universities

In a time of historic challenges for the higher education sector, leading security managers are showing the way forward. Glenn Farrant, co-founder and CEO of CriticalArc, explains. Read More

Security ops challenged as universities respond to COVID-19

Security and safety teams at universities are adapting rapidly to the new risks posed by COVID-19 and its impact. We find out how teams are responding, with CriticalArc’s SafeZone said to be proving its worth. Read More



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