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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Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed UCEM?

In the fourth podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions and organisations, we speak to UCEM's Principal, Ashley Wheaton, and head of facilities, Kathy…

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Alumni stories: Shelley’s quantity surveying progress aided by two UCEM bursaries

We are committed to making our online learning programmes accessible to as wide a range of students as possible in our efforts to create a better built environment. As part…

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Pride Month: A celebration of being ‘out’ at work

June is Pride Month – a month where LGBTQ+ people and communities come together to celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Pride Month originally commemorated the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in…

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Introducing… Our new sustainability student ambassador

Our student ambassadors aim to inspire current and potential students at open events and webinars, and through networking. They also have a presence on social media and email communications where…

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Sustainability initiatives during the pandemic

We are on a mission to be the world’s most sustainable university. That mission began a long time ago and milestones on that journey include the purchase and refurbishment of…

Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed commercial property?

In the third podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions, we speak to Natasha Collins about the impact of the pandemic on commercial property.…

‘The best way to kick-start your career in the industry’: Q&A with an apprentice and her employer

UCEM has worked in partnership with commercial property management and building consultancy firm, Workman LLP for many years. We caught up with our Chartered Surveyor apprentice (Building Surveying pathway), Tiffany…

Driving sustainability in the built environment: whose responsibility?

Legislators hold the most responsibility in driving sustainability in the built environment. This was the conclusion arrived at by our new first-year students during a lively sustainability debate. The ‘Built…

Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed quantity surveying?

In the second podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions, we speak to Lewis Eagle about the impact of the pandemic on quantity surveying.…

Sustainability network’s ‘reasons to be cheerful’

Last month, we shared an update on the progress made by the GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: Progress through Partnerships (GSF PtP) Network since its inception. Here, the Network’s founder and UCEM’s…

Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… Roy Albert

Episode 7 of our 'UCEM in conversation with...' series sees UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, talk to Valuation Office Agency (VOA) lead surveyor, Roy Albert.   Roy…