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‘I consider one of our greatest achievements as business owners has been the development of our apprentices’: Q&A with an apprentice and their employer

We recently spoke to former UCEM apprentice, Sam Prideaux, and his director, Martin Munday, about their passion for apprenticeships. Sam and Martin work for Modus Construction Consultants - an award…

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‘Young people have such a strong capacity to learn and grow into the job’: Q&A with an apprentice and her employer

We love working with and hearing from SMEs who understand the importance of training their staff to become chartered surveyors. Page Hardy Harris is one of those firms, so we…

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Apprentice stories: Amy’s first impressions of online learning

Amy Wightman is a graduate trainee at the the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, Countryside Properties. She is studying on our Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship, completing our MSc Real Estate programme as…

‘The best way to kick-start your career in the industry’: Q&A with an apprentice and her employer

UCEM has worked in partnership with commercial property management and building consultancy firm, Workman LLP for many years. We caught up with our Chartered Surveyor apprentice (Building Surveying pathway), Tiffany…

Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… Roy Albert

Episode 7 of our 'UCEM in conversation with...' series sees UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, talk to Valuation Office Agency (VOA) lead surveyor, Roy Albert.   Roy…

My apprenticeship journey so far: Q&A with our Chartered Surveyor apprentice, Lewis Denbow

Lewis Denbow is currently in his fourth year of our Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship (building surveying pathway) whilst working as a building surveyor in Oxford for property and construction consultants,…

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In focus: Our nominees for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2020 – Poppy Taylor

Three UCEM apprentices and three alumni have been nominated in various categories at this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.   In the lead-up to the Awards,…

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In focus: Our nominees for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2020 – Matthew Stevens

Three UCEM apprentices and three alumni have been nominated in various categories at this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.   In the lead-up to the Awards,…

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In focus: Our nominees for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2020 – Thomas Scarlett

Three UCEM apprentices and three alumni have been nominated in various categories at this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.   In the lead-up to the Awards,…

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Making it onto EMpower’s 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders list: Guest blog by our Chartered Surveyor apprentice, Sadaqat Hussain

Sadaqat Hussain, an Apprentice Surveyor for Cushman & Wakefield who studies on our Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship (Commercial Real Estate pathway), has made it on to the list of EMpower’s 100…

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Student stories: Ashley’s passion for sustainability

Why should we be sustainable? Our Surveying Technician apprentice (Quantity Surveying and Construction Pathway), Ashley White, became an advocate for sustainability after seeing the damaging impact on our ecosystem while…

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National Apprenticeship Week visit round-up

Many of our Apprenticeship Outcomes Officers (AOOs) went to visit apprentices and their employers to mark National Apprenticeship Week last week.   We published a summary of the visits and…