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Introducing… Our apprentice programme student representatives

At UCEM, we want all our students to feel happy and supported in their studies. To help with this aim, each programme has one (or more) student representatives - a…

Principal Thoughts: UCEM – a COVID-resilient university

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley shares the positive feedback from students in relation to UCEM’s handling of the pandemic and reflects on…

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Graduation: What you need to know

We are hosting our first Graduation ceremony since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on Saturday (4 September). Naturally, we are delighted to be able to celebrate with our graduates in person…

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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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Agile thinking, diplomacy and reaching out: Q&A with our outgoing student trustee and lead student representative, Phoebe Farrell

Student feedback is integral to UCEM’s operations, whether provided informally on our virtual learning environment (VLE) or formally by one of our student representatives, ambassadors or trustees. The trustee role…

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Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed UCEM?

In the fourth podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions and organisations, we speak to UCEM's Principal, Ashley Wheaton, and head of facilities, Kathy…

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Sustainability initiatives during the pandemic

We are on a mission to be the world’s most sustainable university. That mission began a long time ago and milestones on that journey include the purchase and refurbishment of…

Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed commercial property?

In the third podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions, we speak to Natasha Collins about the impact of the pandemic on commercial property.…

Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed quantity surveying?

In the second podcast of our series looking at how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions, we speak to Lewis Eagle about the impact of the pandemic on quantity surveying.…

Principal Thoughts: Reflections on the year since the first UK lockdown

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley reflects on the past 12 months since COVID-19 forced UCEM’s staff to work from home and selects…

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How UCEM’s disability and welfare team supported me with my mental health

Our disability and welfare team is trained to support students with physical and sensory impairments, specific learning difficulties, autism spectrum disorders, mental health conditions, and long-term health conditions.   Here,…

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Podcast: How has COVID-19 changed building surveying?

In the first in a new series of podcasts focused on how COVID-19 has affected built environment professions, we speak to James Ritson - programme leader on our building surveying…