Principal Thoughts: A positive Ofsted inspection – now let’s celebrate!

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley reflects on UCEM’s successful Ofsted inspection and the hard work which went into it, and invites stakeholders…

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Turning the dial on gender inequality: Guest article by our gender balance student ambassador, Tom Bristow

Our gender balance student ambassador, Tom Bristow, comments on recent news stories highlighting gender inequality in this guest article… There have been some great articles released over the past couple…

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Reflections, research and advice: Q&A with our recent academic prize winners

In addition to the conferment of certificates handed out to graduands at our graduation ceremonies, awards are also presented to those who attained the best overall performance on each of…

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Q&A with our new Board of Trustees apprentices

Two of our alumni became the first appointments to the Board of Trustees through its apprentice scheme last month. Laura Bell McMillan and Becky Powley both graduated from our MSc…

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‘Join the Race to Zero’: UCEM 2021 Property Award winner, Julie Hirigoyen’s speech

With 2021 drawing to a close, we are looking back at some of our highlights from the year, one of which was the return of the UCEM Property Awards as…

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Top five books: Our colleagues’ choices for the festive season

The festive break provides a good opportunity to pick up a book and snuggle under the covers. Books can also be perfect stocking fillers for loved ones in your life.…

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UCEM’s December 2021 graduation: Our media team’s photos

After our first release of photos from the graduation ceremonies we held earlier this month, we are giving you a second helping of photos from the two wonderful days. You…

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The fourth person in Ethiopia to become a chartered surveyor: Q&A with our MSc Real Estate student, Netsanet Tsegaw

For the majority of UCEM students, becoming a chartered surveyor is the first major goal of their career. Getting to this point by completing the assessment of professional competence (APC),…

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UCEM December 2021 graduation: In photos

We held three graduation ceremonies at the beginning of December to celebrate the class of 2021. For a flavour of the celebrations, take a look at some photos from the…

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Profile: Our 2021 honorary doctorate recipient, Susan Freeman

We are revealing the latest recipients of a UCEM honorary doctorate all this week as we build up to our autumn graduation ceremonies on Friday and Saturday. We have profiled…

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Profile: Our 2021 honorary doctorate recipient, Andrew Baum

We are revealing the latest recipients of a UCEM honorary doctorate all this week as we build up to our autumn graduation ceremonies on Friday and Saturday. Having revealed the…

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UCEM on board with government’s new vision for HE: UCEM Principal, Ashley Wheaton, responds to Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan’s speech at THE Campus Live

Lifelong learning, flexible studies, part-time options, good student retention and outcomes, and schools’ outreach. Michelle Donelan delivering her speech at THE Campus Live These are the new priorities in UK…