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Colleagues to students to business partners

Where do you go next after your studies at UCEM? Do you seek a promotion in your workplace, armed with your new degree? Is the degree a necessary step en…

June 2022 Graduation: Behind the scenes

By now, hopefully you’ve read the news story, stayed up to date with our social media posts and perhaps even watched your ceremony back on YouTube. To give you even…

June 2022 Graduation: Your guide to the big day

On Friday and Saturday (24 and 25 June), we will be welcoming graduands and their families to Reading Town Hall for Graduation. The ceremonies will be the first held without…

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Join us in connecting with nature for 30 Days Wild!

Next month is 30 Days Wild – a month-long initiative run by the Wildlife Trusts to inspire us in the UK to reconnect with nature. Here, our sustainability education and…

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Meet this year’s Responsible Futures Working Group!

Here, at UCEM, we hold the Responsible Futures accreditation mark which is a change programme hosted by Students Organising for Sustainability UK (SOS-UK). The programme aims to support institutions in…

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Increasing accessibility awareness among colleagues

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (or GAAD). The purpose of the day is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. At…

Podcast – Digging Deeper: Building control

In the eighth episode of the Digging Deeper podcast, UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, is joined by UCEM apprentices on the BSc (Hons) Building Control programme, Kate…

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‘Breathing new life into old walls’

Our MSc Building Surveying programme leader, Dr James Ritson, presented his research on the carbon value of heritage at the 4th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings (EEHB)…

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‘What Easter means to me’

Easter weekend is upon us. It’s a time for spending time with family and friends but, for those of a Christian faith, it’s so much more than that. Providing an…

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Ranikqué’s Ramadan diary

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims across the world with fasting, prayer, reflection and community. Many of our students, alumni, staff and…

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Integrating PropTech into real estate courses

Each year, we award up to £15,000 to go towards a research project (or projects) with the potential to provide a sector-changing insight through the Harold Samuel Research Prize. This…

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Diversity in the built environment

The diversity of an industry is a key consideration when deciding what kind of career you wish to pursue. This plays a part in how welcoming you would judge a…