^PHE foundation stone of the new buildings of University College, Nottingham, was laid on Wednesday, June 14, by Lord Haldane, in the presence of a large company from all parts of the East Midlands. The site is situated at the highest point of the Highfields estate, being about 2½ miles distant from the centre of the city. The present proposals include the central building, which provides accommodation for the faculties of arts and economics and also for the administrative offices. The library adjoins. There is also provided a block for the departments of chemistry and physics with room for extensions. The departments of biology and geology will be temporarily accommodated in the central building. The departments of engineering, mining, technology, and the evening work of the College will continue to be carried on in the present buildings in.Shakespeare Street.