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UCEM Property Awards 2017: Alumni of the Year Award Nominees

Ahead of the 30th UCEM Property Awards event, we are focusing on the three awards which will be handed out at the prestigious luncheon in London on Thursday. Yesterday, we…

UCEM Property Awards 2017: Academic Excellence Award Nominees

Assembled guests will descend upon Haberdashers’ Hall in London on Thursday for the 30th UCEM Property Awards. In the lead-up to the prestigious, annual event, we will be posting a…

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Principal Thoughts: The housing crisis needs more than new homes to plug the gap

Could long term investment in Built Environment education help answer the need for quality housing? Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This time, Ashley looks at…

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My life in Building Surveying: Guest blog by Jane Ballantyne, UCEM Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Building Surveying

The path to building surveying My first steps into higher education saw me go to University of Kent to study Philosophy but it wasn’t for me so I moved to…

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UCEM’s participation at the ALT Annual Conference 2017: Guest blog by Dr Tharindu Liyanagunawardena

The annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is one of the most prominent events for learning technologists and this year’s version was held from 5 to 7…

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My life in Quantity Surveying and Education: Guest blog by Malcolm Kirkpatrick, UCEM Programme Leader for MSc Quantity Surveying

Education I started higher education in 1970, taking an HND in Building, Civil Engineering and Economics at Glamorgan Polytechnic. It was a very broad course and I didn’t know what…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: why are we still not diverse in education and industry in 2017?

Widening participation needs to be driven from the top down as well as the bottom up. Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley looks…

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Advancing your career with a flexible, cost-effective degree programme – alternative options for higher education

Ashley Wheaton, CEO and Principal at University College of Estate Management. The Institute for Fiscal Studies recently reported that students in England, entering university this September, are going to graduate…

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My life in Real Estate: Guest blog by David Hourihan, UCEM Programme Leader for MSc Real Estate

People often ask me what got me into real estate and, for me, it all began through having a basic interest in residential sales as an 18-year-old. I had no…

Providing accessible webinar recordings at UCEM: Guest blog by Dr Teeroumanee Nadan

As a leading online education provider in the Built Environment sector, UCEM provides a range of online learning resources such as podcasts, videos, interactive e-learning materials, webinars and e-textbooks for…

Learning & Teaching Conference 2017: Guest blog by Dr Teeroumanee Nadan

Learning & Teaching Conference 2017: Guest blog by Dr Teeroumanee Nadan

Last month, three of the Online Education Department staff had the opportunity to present their work at the University of Chichester Learning & Teaching Conference 2017: Celebrating Excellence in Learning…

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Celebrations all round as UCEM holds its second graduation

On 24 June, we celebrated the graduation of 79 UCEM students who attended from 16 countries across the globe – from as far afield as Barbados and Hong Kong. Friends,…