Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: Doing our bit to prevent another Grenfell

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley discusses the launch of UCEM’s new BSc (Hons) Building Control programme and the impact this can have…

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Introducing… Our Apprenticeship Outcomes Officers

Having started our new ‘Introducing…’ blog series last month, this month, to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, we speak to our Apprenticeship Outcomes Officers – or AOOs. We have 13…

What we are doing to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Today (Monday, 4 March) marks the start of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week. It is an annual celebration of the positive impact of apprenticeships in the UK and one which…

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Introducing our Facilities Management Supervisor apprenticeship

All businesses which manage property need some form of facilities management, whether it’s managing use of physical space or providing software and systems that support an organisation’s key purpose. Increasingly,…

News

Lucy Roper’s weekly Built Environment news round-up: January 17, 2019

Each week, UCEM Information Governance Manager, Lucy Roper reports on the latest news stories from the Built Environment. This week, Lucy moves away from her dip into the latest from…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: Reflections on five years at the helm

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. In this edition, Ashley reflects on his five years as Principal of UCEM, selecting five highlights from a momentous period…

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RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2018: Our apprentice and alumni nominees in focus

At the end of September, we learnt that 11 of our apprentices and alumni had been nominated in various categories for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards…

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Introducing the UCEM Teaching Excellence Awards: What are they and who were the inaugural winners?

UCEM is committed to academic excellence and recruits experts from industry and academia to ensure students have the very best chance of passing their degrees and pursuing fulfilling careers within…

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Principal Thoughts: The Hackitt Report and the Impact on the Built Environment

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. In this edition, Ashley provides his insight into the likely implications of the Hackitt report and speaks with colleagues Jane…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: a discussion on online learning

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. In this edition, Ashley provides his insight into the world of online education and speaks with colleagues Fiona Harvey, Head…

A case study: How one of the UK’s top Real Estate companies has leveraged apprenticeships

In our latest employer case study blog, we speak with Ema Saunders, Graduate Programme Director at Savills, who provides insight into the benefits of apprenticeships and gives advice for other…

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From Recruitment to Quantity Surveying: how leveraging the benefits of an apprenticeship can help you reach your career goals

In our latest student case study blog, we speak with Tim Whitcher, Assistant Quantity Surveyor at Evolution5, who’s studying the Chartered Surveyor Quantity Surveying Pathway apprenticeship with UCEM. Realising my…