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Student stories: Seb’s unexpected return to education

Often, new UCEM students are returning to education after a long time away from studying. On top of this, they are studying part-time with us in addition to a full-time…

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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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Podcast: UCEM in conversation with… Nella Pang

Episode 8 of our ‘UCEM in conversation with…’ series sees UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, talk to Omega RE managing director, Nella Pang. UCEM alumna, Nella discusses…

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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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Apprentice stories: Amy’s first impressions of online learning

Amy Wightman is a graduate trainee at the the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, Countryside Properties. She is studying on our Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship, completing our MSc Real Estate programme as…

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: UCEM in conversation with… Roy Albert

Episode 7 of our 'UCEM in conversation with...' series sees UCEM PR and social media manager, Andrew Belt, talk to Valuation Office Agency (VOA) lead surveyor, Roy Albert.   Roy…

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Podcast: Digging Deeper – Projects

Episode 6 of Digging Deeper looks at the Project module our Level 6 students work on.   Our latest cohort of Level 6 students will soon be tackling the Project…

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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: Forging a path ahead with our apprenticeships

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley reflects on National Apprenticeship Week and UCEM’s journey a few years on since offering its first degree…

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Podcast: Our Certificate of Higher Education Built Environment Studies

What is the Certificate of Higher Education Built Environment Studies? Who would benefit from studying on the programme? What exactly do you study on the programme?   UCEM Certificate of…

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Introducing… Our Business Development Team

UCEM started offering apprenticeships in 2015 just around the same time as the institution’s business development team was formed. Our business development team is central to our work on apprenticeships…