Space audits are based on space utilisation survey data, and related information from college and university management systems.

Stellae Further Education
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The primary objectives include to:

The precise objectives of the audit are tailored to the specific needs of individual colleges and universities.

Specialist software has been developed in association with the funding councils and has a proven record of success in assisting the formulation of plans designed to enhance flexible course provision and financial viability.

Glasgow School of Art: Mackintosh Building
Space utilisation levels associated with various teaching facilities plotted onto building plans.

FIGURE 1: SPACE UTILISATION LEVELS

Stellae Space Utilisation Levels
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Space utilisation surveys and course audits are the subject of detailed reports and comprehensive statistical analyses. The imaginative presentation of output helps staff to review the findings of the reports.