Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: A housing-heavy Autumn Budget 2017 – but have we got the skills?

What’s still needed to make the dream of home-ownership for all come true Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This time, Ashley looks at the Autumn…

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Guest blog: As property pay rises, the gender pay gap widens further – a look at inequality in the Built Environment

Cathy Higgs at University College of Estate Management Salaries for UK property professionals have remained robust in 2017, with sector pay rises up 7.2 per cent overall – however, worryingly,…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: Is the skills crisis sitting on a Brexit-shaped time bomb?

Why it’s more imperative than ever to address the Built Environment talent gap Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This time, Ashley looks at the worsening…

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Online Academy Update: UCEM launches new website and courses

At UCEM, we’re committed to providing high-quality courses for specific learning needs within the sector. We recently spoke to Carmel Smith, Online Academy Product Manager, who explains what our Online…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: The housing crisis needs more than new homes to plug the gap

Could long term investment in Built Environment education help answer the need for quality housing? Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This time, Ashley looks at…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: why are we still not diverse in education and industry in 2017?

Widening participation needs to be driven from the top down as well as the bottom up. Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley looks…

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Advancing your career with a flexible, cost-effective degree programme – alternative options for higher education

Ashley Wheaton, CEO and Principal at University College of Estate Management. The Institute for Fiscal Studies recently reported that students in England, entering university this September, are going to graduate…

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Celebrations all round as UCEM holds its second graduation

On 24 June, we celebrated the graduation of 79 UCEM students who attended from 16 countries across the globe – from as far afield as Barbados and Hong Kong. Friends,…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts – June

Can the future of learning be vocational? Why the UK education system needs to change from the bottom up Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts – May

Why Built Environment professionals need to continuously review their professional development Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley explores how continued professional development can…

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A Case Study: From Equine Management to a Chartered Surveying apprenticeship – Laura Rafferty-Trow, Acquisition Manager at Spectrum Solicitors

Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, Laura Rafferty-Trow is currently working for Spectrum Solicitors as an Acquisition Manager. We spoke to her to find out why she chose to study with UCEM and…

George Clarke and MOBI launch courses in advanced home construction

George Clarke and MOBI launch courses in advanced home construction

- But is this enough? What does the Built Environment need to meet the skills gap? Ashley Wheaton, UCEM Principal at University College of Estate Management (UCEM) Renowned architect, George…