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Forging successful careers in construction: A family story

A common entry route into the built environment sector is through a family connection, and this is no different for the Solanki family. Less common, as in their case, is…

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Jane’s life in building surveying

Here, our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying Programme Leader, Jane Ballantyne, writes about her journey into the building surveying profession, her career so far and the programme she leads… My first…

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Our first Alumni Award winner

Nominations are open for this year’s UCEM Alumni Award, which goes to a former student of ours who has made an outstanding contribution in their early career towards creating a…

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Study fee options at UCEM: Making the right choice for you

Guest article by UCEM Registry Officer, Paddy Mooty               At UCEM, we understand that every student is different and there is no such thing…

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The variety of roles within quantity surveying

What is the role of a quantity surveyor? What different roles are there in the profession? And what's the best thing about working in quantity surveying? Fielding these questions, as…

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Winning the UCEM Alumni Award

Nominations are open for this year’s UCEM Alumni Award, which goes to a former student of ours who has made an outstanding contribution in their early career towards creating a…

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Four exciting infrastructure projects in the UK

Guest article by UCEM Registry Officer, Paddy Mooty               Much excitement was generated by the opening of the Elizabeth line – Crossrail’s new railway…

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Improving the student network

Joe Orrell, who is studying on our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying programme via our Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship, is our new Student Trustee and Lead Student Representative. In the post for…

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June 2022 Graduation: In photos

We recently held our summer Graduation ceremonies. Here, via a selection of our best photos, is our summary of the event... Robing Say 'cheese'! The build-up        …

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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…