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…

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…

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Forging successful careers in construction: a family story

A common entry route into the built environment sector is through a family connection, and this is no different for the Solanki family. Less common, as in their case, is…

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The variety of roles within quantity surveying

What is the role of a quantity surveyor? What different roles are there in the profession? And what's the best thing about working in quantity surveying? Fielding these questions, as…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Alumni Award nominees: Ranikqué Hayden-Best

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 Academic Excellence Award nominees: Sam Dawson

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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Alumni stories: Shelley’s quantity surveying progress aided by two UCEM bursaries

We are committed to making our online learning programmes accessible to as wide a range of students as possible in our efforts to create a better built environment. As part…

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.…

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In focus: Our Sustainable and Innovative Construction module

Some of our modules run across different programmes such is the shared knowledge required across different built environment professions. Our ‘Sustainable and Innovative Construction’ module is one such example, with…

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In focus: Our Measurement and Quantification of Construction Work module

We asked our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Programme Leader, Amanda Milambo, to select a module which gives a flavour of what her programme is all about. Amanda selected the Measurement…

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In focus: Our welfare student ambassador, Paul Adeleye

We recently appointed our first four student ambassadors representing the following areas: diversity, sustainability, welfare, and student communities.   Our student ambassadors aim to inspire current and potential students at…

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In focus: Our nominees for the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2020 – Thomas Scarlett

Three UCEM apprentices and three alumni have been nominated in various categories at this year’s RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards.   In the lead-up to the Awards,…