How the built environment can bridge the green skills gap

Here are 8 ways governments, organisations and individuals can work together to close the skills gap. Making net zero a reality by 2050 will require an enormous effort from businesses,…

What is the green skills gap (and why does it matter)?

The built environment is in dire need of sustainability talent. Here are 6 skills that can help close the growing green talent gap. The UK is in a race to…

7 reasons to start a career in the built environment

There’s never been a better time to launch a career in the built environment. Here’s why. The built environment is one of the largest and most significant sectors in the…

Why we love building control – employers’ perspectives

The building control profession is one of the lesser understood roles within the built environment so we decided to speak to some people that have been working in it for…

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Careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals

It’s National Careers Week this week so we thought it would make sense to offer some careers advice for aspiring built environment professionals, and who better to provide it than…

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Work experience in the built environment: A case study

Work experience opportunities can give young professionals a route into an industry or a particular job. This is true of the built environment as it is in any sector and…

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Podcast: Digging Deeper – Networking

Episode 7 of Digging Deeper is all about networking. The built environment can be a daunting place to enter if you don't know where to start or who to approach…

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Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… Brown Girls Empowering

Episode 6 of our 'UCEM in conversation with...' series sees UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, talk to Nisha Chavda and Priya Raithatha - co-creators of Brown Girls…

Ashley Wheaton UCEM Principal

Principal Thoughts: Delivering for our students in a post-COVID world

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley picks out his two highlights of the past 12 months.   Is there any other higher education…

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Podcast: Why school leavers may consider a career in the Built Environment

Earlier this week, we launched our new full-time, online BSc (Hons) programmes. The new programmes will enable students to complete their undergraduate degrees with us in three years. The programmes…

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Introducing… Our Careers Service

Each month, we profile a different team or service across UCEM through our ‘Introducing…’ blog series. This month, it’s the turn of our Careers Service, which is led by our…