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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…

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The UK energy crisis – what can we do? Some sustainable solutions

People in the UK are bracing themselves for soaring energy bills from April after the nation’s energy regulator, Ofgem, announced it would be raising its cap on prices by 54%.…

A history of LGBT spaces in London – podcast series. Episode 4: Disappearing spaces

The final episode of our 'history of LGBT spaces in London' podcast series, launched to coincide with LGBT+ History Month this February, examines the recent decline in numbers of LGBTQ+ spaces…

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A history of LGBT spaces in London – podcast series. Episode 3: Soho

Episode 3 of our ‘history of LGBT spaces in London’ podcast series, launched to coincide with LGBT+ History Month this February, focuses on the area of Soho. Having looked at…

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5 tips for becoming an environmental champion: Guest article by our new sustainability education and engagement officer, Jessica Gordon-Calvert

At UCEM, we are on a mission to be the world’s most sustainable university. Our innovation and partnerships team is responsible for coordinating UCEM’s approach to sustainability and, therefore, plays…

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A history of LGBT spaces in London – podcast series. Episode 2: Vauxhall

Episode 2 of our 'history of LGBT spaces in London' podcast series, launched to coincide with LGBT+ History Month this February, focuses on the district of Vauxhall. Eliza White and…

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Introducing… Our apprentice programme student representatives

At UCEM, we want all our students to feel happy and supported in their studies. To help with this aim, each programme has one (or more) student representatives - a…

Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… CBRE

Episode 11 of our ‘UCEM in conversation with…’ series sees our events and communications manager, Hannah Peck, talk to Jess Austen and Frankie Andrews from CBRE about all things apprenticeships. …

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A history of LGBT spaces in London – podcast series. Episode 1: Introduction

To mark LGBT+ History Month this February, we are launching a four-part podcast series looking at the history of LGBT spaces in London. The brainchild of our digital communications officer, Eliza…

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Research spotlight: Our 2021 Harold Samuel Research Prize joint recipient, Dr Katharine van Someren

Research is an essential component of university life, whether it’s students researching for dissertations or assignments or academic staff deepening their understanding of a topic. We encourage those with an…

Principal Thoughts: A positive Ofsted inspection – now let’s celebrate!

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley reflects on UCEM’s successful Ofsted inspection and the hard work which went into it, and invites stakeholders…

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Turning the dial on gender inequality: Guest article by our gender balance student ambassador, Tom Bristow

Our gender balance student ambassador, Tom Bristow, comments on recent news stories highlighting gender inequality in this guest article… There have been some great articles released over the past couple…