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Green transport: Solutions for the short, medium and long term. Guest article by Donna Rourke-Houguez

It’s Transport Day at COP26 today. Here, Donna Rourke-Houguez, who is a member of UCEM's Sustainability Working Group, breaks up the issue of green transport into considerations for the short,…

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How can science and innovation be utilised for the good of the planet? Guest article by our module leader, Richard Cork

It’s jointly Gender Day and Science and Innovation Day at COP26 today. UCEM Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack, shared her thoughts on the importance of gender balance…

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Introducing… our new student trustee and lead student representative

We recently appointed a raft of new student representatives as programme reps, ambassadors and trustees. The most prestigious of these roles is that of student trustee with input given at…

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‘More needs to be done to address gender imbalance around the world’: Guest article by UCEM Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack

It's jointly Gender Day and Science and Innovation Day at COP26 today. Continuing with our activity on the event, we asked UCEM's Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack,…

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Podcast: COP26 – Adaptation, loss and damage. Discussion with James Ritson

To mark today's 'Adaptation, loss and damage day' at COP26, we spoke to our building surveying programme leader, James Ritson, for an insight on the topic. James discusses the importance…

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Tackling the issue of coal consumption: Guest article from our real estate and management tutor, Hazel Lobo

Today is Energy Day at COP26, with discussions focused on transitioning from the use of coal to clean energy. We approached our tutor, Hazel Lobo – an environmental law expert,…

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‘Levelling up starts in homes’: Reflections from Andy Burnham’s keynote speech at Housing 2021

Last month, we attended Housing 2021 in Manchester. As well as networking, we listened in to the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham’s keynote speech in which he highlighted how…

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Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… Mary Curnock Cook CBE

Episode 10 of our 'UCEM in conversation with...' series sees guest presenter, UCEM's executive director - regulation, Andy Youell, talk to Pearson UK chair, Mary Curnock Cook CBE. Mary is…

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Celebrating black history: Ranikqué’s conversation starters

October is Black History Month, providing an opportunity to mark the celebration of people of African and Caribbean descent who have made outstanding contributions to society. Last year, our diversity…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Academic Excellence Award nominees: Millie Corbould

We will be hosting the 34th UCEM Property Awards in London on Thursday, 14 October. After being hosted online last year due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, we are delighted…

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Online learning important component of levelling up in HE: Comment by UCEM Principal, Ashley Wheaton

Levelling up in higher education (HE) needn’t be solely addressed through bricks and mortar. I read with interest Mark Leach’s thought-provoking article for WonkHE on HE providers expanding geographically to…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Alumni Award nominees: Elly Wallace

We will be hosting the 34th UCEM Property Awards in London on Thursday, 14 October. After being hosted online last year due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, we are delighted…