What women do matters – a Q&A with UCEM Student Candace O’Brian

We spoke to Candace O’Brian, a Jamaican real estate professional and UCEM student, to get an international perspective on what it’s like to be a woman in the built environment.…

The importance of the student voice in sustainability

Here at UCEM, there are ample opportunities for our students to share feedback about their experiences through things like Programme Representatives, module evaluations and the National Student Survey. The voice…

Living with Autism: my story

This week marks World Autism Celebration week. To raise awareness, promote acceptance of the condition and help others understand it better, Josh Hallsworth shares how it impacts his daily life.…

Be Part of the Change podcast episode 2 – from carpentry to quantity surveying

The built environment comprises a diverse and exciting range of sectors, but there is still a lack of representation at every level. We want this to change. ‘Be Part of…

Giving the construction industry a second chance – a Q&A with UCEM Apprentice Jodi-Ann Morgan

What does the built environment need to do to improve diversity and representation? We sat down with apprentice quantity surveyor Jodi-Ann Morgan to find out. The built environment has significant…

Be Part of the Change podcast episode 1 – women in the built environment

The built environment comprises a diverse and exciting range of sectors, but there is still a lack of representation at every level. We want this to change. 'Be Part of…

Pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry – a Q&A with UCEM Programme Leader Priti Lodhia

As part of our Be Part of the Change campaign, we sat down with Priti Lodhia, Tutor at UCEM, to discuss her experiences as a woman in the built environment…

How higher education can encourage and support more women into the built environment

In the first article of our Be Part of the Change campaign, Charlotte Thackeray explores UCEM’s work to improve representation among women. By Charlotte Thackeray, Outreach and Inclusion Lead at…