Creating a welcoming, productive environment for students and educators is key for primary and secondary schools, multi-academy trusts and universities alike. To maintain the highest standards, you need a reliable and flexible partner that can manage your estate and let you focus on what you do best – delivering the highest standard of education.

With Mitie’s facilities expertise, you can be sure your campuses and classrooms exceed expectations.

How we can help

Whether it’s cleaning and maintaining classrooms, or delivering decarbonisation projects and on-campus security, we offer a comprehensive service designed with the needs of students, educators and governors in mind. Our Science of Service® approach combines the latest technology with our proven industry expertise to make sure your services and environments fully support the education experience and uphold your reputation.

Decarbonise your schools and campuses

Perhaps you’re already planning for net zero, or maybe you’re just not sure where to start. Regardless of your circumstances, we’ll collaborate to create a decarbonisation strategy that will achieve your net zero targets, reduce costs and bolster your green reputation. From sustainable power generation to waste management and recycling, we can help you at any stage of your journey – whether you’re building new, green environments or retrofitting listed buildings to bring them into the modern age.

Find out how we helped Essex schools cut carbon by installing roof-mounted solar panels at 43 locations.

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Maximise space with intelligent building systems

As your school grows, optimising space in your campus buildings can be a challenge. Our consultancy, systems integration and technology expertise incorporates automation, remote management, data analytics and machine learning to help you make the most of your estate, improve efficiencies and ensure the wellbeing and productivity of the people that use it.

Read how our resident team of engineers are providing 24/7/365 maintenance services at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

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Maintain safe, clean and attractive spaces

Help your students and colleagues fulfil their potential and improve the reputation of your school by creating the best environments in which to grow and learn. Our facilities management services range from state-of-the- art cleaning to security, classroom fit-out, predictive and reactive maintenance, waste management and everything in between. All so you can provide the very best experience to your students and colleagues.

Discover how our integrated facilities management is ensuring Swansea University’s buildings are clean, safe and sustainable.

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Safeguard students and colleagues

Nothing’s more important than the welfare of your students and employees. With specialist campus security, state-of-the-art fire and alarm systems and fully-vetted, DBS-checked staff, we can help you put safety and wellbeing at the heart of everything you do – and ensure compliance with the latest guidance and regulations.

Read how we supported vulnerable children and key workers at over 100 UK schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Protect and support university research facilities

The smooth running of research facilities requires spotlessly clean laboratories, appropriately maintained equipment and even specialist security. Mitie has years of experience partnering with leading universities and understands the security concerns and specialist maintenance requirements your facilities face – so you can confidently conduct the work that puts your establishment at the cutting edge of exploration and discovery.

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Bring the benefits of nature to your students and colleagues

Green environments are proven to have a significant impact on mental wellbeing and physical health. With our bespoke landscaping services and living walls, you can improve school and campus biodiversity, rewild environments, and create green spaces that enhance the visitor experience – both inside and out. In addition, our winter services will ensure your campus remains safe and compliant even in the harshest weather conditions.

Learn more about our landscaping services.

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Run a multi-academy trust?

Mitie can optimise the efficiency of your school buildings, lower running costs and help you to achieve net zero.

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Awards & accreditations

Our work has received widespread recognition.

Green Flag Award 2016-2023, Keep Britain Tidy Green Flag Awards: Awarded to Mitie’s University of Sussex (SEF) Partnership team

Bees’ Needs Champion Award 2018-2023, DEFRA UK: Awarded to Mitie’s University of Sussex (SEF) Partnership team

Team Sustainability Award, 2023 Metsa Sustainability Awards: Awarded to Mitie’s University College London Hospitals team

Social Value Impact Award, 2023 Metsa Sustainability Awards: Awarded to Mitie’s University College London Hospitals team

Community Programme of the Year: Silver, 2022 UK Social Mobility Awards – Recognising Mitie’s approach to volunteering in schools

Green Apple Award, 2021 The Green Organisation: Awarded to Mitie’s University College London Hospitals team

Everything FM framework partner

Safe Contractor approved

Contractors’ Health and Safety Assessment Scheme accredited

Disability Confident accreditation

ISO accreditations including 9001, 14001 & 18001

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Meet the team

Mike Gibson, Managing Director for Local Government & Education at Mitie

Mike Gibson

Managing Director for Local Government & Education
Steve Bowers, Managing Director, Mitie Education

Steve Bowers

Regional Director, South, Local Government & Education

Get in touch

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