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How can science and innovation be utilised for the good of the planet? Guest article by our module leader, Richard Cork

It’s jointly Gender Day and Science and Innovation Day at COP26 today. UCEM Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack, shared her thoughts on the importance of gender balance…

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‘More needs to be done to address gender imbalance around the world’: Guest article by UCEM Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack

It's jointly Gender Day and Science and Innovation Day at COP26 today. Continuing with our activity on the event, we asked UCEM's Chair of the Board of Trustees, Amanda Clack,…

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Podcast: COP26 – Adaptation, loss and damage. Discussion with James Ritson

To mark today's 'Adaptation, loss and damage day' at COP26, we spoke to our building surveying programme leader, James Ritson, for an insight on the topic. James discusses the importance…

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‘Levelling up starts in homes’: Reflections from Andy Burnham’s keynote speech at Housing 2021

Last month, we attended Housing 2021 in Manchester. As well as networking, we listened in to the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham’s keynote speech in which he highlighted how…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Academic Excellence Award nominees: Millie Corbould

We will be hosting the 34th UCEM Property Awards in London on Thursday, 14 October. After being hosted online last year due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, we are delighted…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Alumni Award nominees: Rachel Ricketts

We will be hosting the 34th UCEM Property Awards in London on Thursday, 14 October. After being hosted online last year due to restrictions imposed by COVID-19, we are delighted…

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September 2021 UCEM Graduation: Chair’s speech

We were delighted to host our first graduation ceremony in nearly two years for the class of 2020. Yesterday, we shared UCEM Principal, Ashley Wheaton’s speech to graduands and today,…

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September 2021 UCEM Graduation: Principal’s speech

We were delighted to host our first graduation ceremony in nearly two years for the class of 2020. UCEM Principal, Ashley Wheaton, delivered an address to the graduands and here,…

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Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed building control?

In the fifth podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions and organisations, we speak to Jane Keely - a director at UK-wide corporate building…

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Podcast: A wider look at the impact of the built environment

How much of an impact does the built environment have on our daily lives? How does the sector address sustainability? What do you gain from a career in the built…

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My life in the built environment: Guest article by David Hunt, UCEM’s access and transitions programme leader

Early interest in real estate I wanted to do a job where I would not be stuck in an office all day. The big attraction of real estate when I…

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My life in the built environment: Guest article by our construction management programme leader, Christine Gausden

Early interest I wished to be part of the built environment from a very early age, quite literally pre-school, from the age of four. I was interested in buildings, most…