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Careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals

It’s National Careers Week this week so we thought it would make sense to offer some careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals, and who better to provide it than…

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Work experience in the built environment: A case study

Work experience opportunities can give young professionals a route into an industry or a particular job. This is true of the built environment as it is in any sector and…

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What’s it like being a woman working in the built environment?

It has long been recognised that female representation in the built environment is less than it should or could be. For example, despite women making up just over half of…

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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…