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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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My career in the built environment: Guest blog by our BSc (Hons) Building Surveying programme leader, James Ritson

Early interest From a young age, I’d always been interested in creating things. I loved, and still love, puzzles and it was this inherent interest in creating things and piecing…

Introducing the GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: Progress through Partnerships Network. Guest blog by our research assistant – education and sustainability, Dr Renuka Thakore

Introduction The research collaboration between the Global South and Global North, and within, between and beyond low-, middle- and high- income countries to secure global sustainable futures is more important…

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In focus: Our Sustainability Student Ambassador, Vicki Grimshaw

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 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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Principal Thoughts: Building a student community

Welcome to the latest edition of Ashley Wheaton’s ‘Principal Thoughts’. This month, Ashley reports on the focus on developing a community at UCEM which students are proud to be part…

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UCEM Property Awards 2020: Our 33rd Property Award winner, Annie Hampson OBE

Last Thursday (15 October), we held our 33rd Property Awards event online with Annie Hampson OBE becoming the latest recipient of the main UCEM Property Award.   This week, we…

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Research: Embedding sustainability within UCEM. Guest blog by our Research Assistant – Education & Sustainability, Dr Renuka Thakore

Our Research Assistant – Education & Sustainability, Dr Renuka Thakore, and Director of Research, Innovation and Partnerships, Aled Williams, recently presented on behalf of UCEM at the Associated Schools of…

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UCEM Property Awards 2020 – Our Alumni of the Year nominees: Jodie Ronan

We will be hosting the 33rd UCEM Property Awards on Thursday, 15 October. Due to COVID-19, we will not be able to hold this in person but we will be…

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COVID-19 and sustainability: Guest blog by our Research Assistant – Education & Sustainability, Dr Renuka Thakore

Half of the global workforce is currently on lockdown due to COVID-19 and, in the wake of this global crisis, it is important that we remind ourselves of the UN’s…

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Podcast: A discussion on sustainability and climate change with our MSc Building Surveying programme leader, James Ritson

What challenges does climate change bring to the built environment? How can built environment professionals meet these challenges? And what challenges are faced by our existing built environment in the…

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Why study on our Year 13 BSc Access Module? Guest blog by the Module Leader, Tony Selman

Year 13 students left in limbo by COVID-19 have until Monday (4 May) to apply onto our bespoke BSc Access Module. Applicants who have a BAME (black, Asian or minority…