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Universities and Education

Helping you prioritise staff and student safety on campus and meet all compliance standards, our end-to-end fire safety support and comprehensive range of services are all managed in-house and delivered by our dedicated team of fire safety experts.

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In the dynamic environment of universities, where a multitude of individuals operate across various buildings and diverse facilities such as laboratories, kitchens, workshops, libraries, and IT rooms, ensuring fire safety presents significant challenges.

Student accommodation poses unique fire safety challenges due to the high density of occupants in close quarters. Prioritising fire prevention and emergency preparedness is essential. Installing modern fire detection systems, conducting regular inspections of alarms and extinguishers, and implementing clear evacuation procedures are crucial measures. 

Implementing a safety solution that effectively prevents the risk of fire and enables early detection, swift response, and safe evacuation in the event of a fire is essential to ensure the safety of your staff, students, and campus visitors.

  • Comprehensive site assessments

Completed at the start of your partnership with us to identify any issues and outline the scope of the work. Our in-depth healthchecks can also be used to survey and report on specific areas of fire safety and stopping

  • Passive and active fire safety systems 

Providing the appropriate fire stopping or compartmentation solution for every location and scenario, installed by our dedicated team of experts

  • Ongoing maintenance 

To ensure your compliance solutions remain functional and your level of compliance is maintained in accordance with relevant legislation

How we help

Having worked with universities across the UK, we recognise the challenges and potential risks associated with maintaining student accommodation and compliance on campus. That’s why our team is on hand to act as your long-standing fire compliance partner, delivering all relevant fire safety solutions on site to keep staff and students safe.

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Where We Offer Support

  • Students 
    When delivering projects in university halls of residence and labs, we understand the complications that come with working around student timetables and will always try to remain as flexible as possible to ensure the work is scheduled for a time that works well for everyone. 
  • Regulations 
    Keeping up with the education sector’s ever-changing rules and regulations surrounding fire safety can be a huge challenge, particularly if you already keep a busy schedule. That’s why we hold regular sector-specific webinars, so you can access the latest information without having to dig for it online.
  • Procurement
    We appear on multiple frameworks for the education sector, proving our competence and allowing us to support a range of needs. Through our consultative approach, we’ll then help you plan your remedial work programmes effectively so you can achieve compliance and protect the safety of staff and students. 
  • Third-Party Accreditations
    We’re proud to have been recognised by a number of key industry bodies and organisations for the provision of appropriate, high-quality fire safety solutions in the education sector. 

Learn More About Fire Safety in Education


Ventro has put together a targeted series of events running throughout the year covering all aspects of fire safety across every sector to work with, share, learn from and teach our conscientious clients and to continue to drive improving standards.

We have put together a recap of the highlights from our webinar 'An Educators Insight To Fire Safety' in case you missed it or would like to look back over it. 

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