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Guest blog: As property pay rises, the gender pay gap widens further – a look at inequality in the Built Environment

Cathy Higgs at University College of Estate Management Salaries for UK property professionals have remained robust in 2017, with sector pay rises up 7.2 per cent overall – however, worryingly,…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: Is the skills crisis sitting on a Brexit-shaped time bomb?

Why it’s more imperative than ever to address the Built Environment talent gap Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This time, Ashley looks at the worsening…

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Online Academy Update: UCEM launches new website and courses

At UCEM, we’re committed to providing high-quality courses for specific learning needs within the sector. We recently spoke to Carmel Smith, Online Academy Product Manager, who explains what our Online…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

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…

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…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts – May

Why Built Environment professionals need to continuously review their professional development Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley explores how continued professional development can…

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A Case Study: From Equine Management to a Chartered Surveying apprenticeship – Laura Rafferty-Trow, Acquisition Manager at Spectrum Solicitors

Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, Laura Rafferty-Trow is currently working for Spectrum Solicitors as an Acquisition Manager. We spoke to her to find out why she chose to study with UCEM and…

A case study: Developing a career in Real Estate – Phoebe Farrell, Surveying Executive

At UCEM we’re proud to provide an opportunity for both those working in, and with an interest in, the Built Environment to progress their career through Higher Education - without…