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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…

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Careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals

It’s National Careers Week this week so we thought it would make sense to offer some careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals, and who better to provide it than…

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Work experience in the built environment: A case study

Work experience opportunities can give young professionals a route into an industry or a particular job. This is true of the built environment as it is in any sector and…

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What’s it like being a woman working in the built environment?

It has long been recognised that female representation in the built environment is less than it should or could be. For example, despite women making up just over half of…

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Giving up for Lent: Montanna and Paddy’s diary

After the feast of pancakes on Shrove Tuesday comes Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the 40 days of Lent in the Christian calendar. Lent is often marked by people…