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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…

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Embedding sustainability within the curriculum

How exactly do you go about embedding sustainability across a university’s curriculum? This is the question we posed to our associate dean, Cathy Higgs, and building surveying programme leader, James…

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‘I consider one of our greatest achievements as business owners has been the development of our apprentices’: Q&A with an apprentice and their employer

We recently spoke to former UCEM apprentice, Sam Prideaux, and his director, Martin Munday, about their passion for apprenticeships. Sam and Martin work for Modus Construction Consultants - an award…

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UCEM Property Awards 2021 – Our Alumni Award nominees: Elly Wallace

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 Alumni Award nominees: Nella Pang

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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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…

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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Introducing… Our apprenticeship outcomes officers

We have 18 apprenticeship outcomes officers (AOOs) in total who provide one-to-one support to our apprentices. The AOO role is all-encompassing and includes providing pastoral support and ensuring apprentices and…

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My career in property so far: Guest blog by our Student Trustee and Lead Student Representative, Phoebe Farrell

Phoebe Farrell completed UCEM’s BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management programme and became chartered last year. In her time studying with UCEM, she became only the second Student Trustee and our…

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Profile: Our 2020 Honorary Doctorate recipient, Gillian Charlesworth

Having handed out our first set of Honorary Degrees at last year’s December Graduation ceremony, we were due to do the same at this year’s ceremony.   Unfortunately, we have…

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

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,…