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New research sets out vision for UK cities in 2040

The days of clogged sweaty commutes, ferrying workers into a single city centre could be numbered, according to a new study. New research released today, City 2040, proposes how UK…

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Send in your nominations for UCEM’s Alumni of the Year 2021!

UCEM is calling on its community of former students and employer partners to nominate deserving alumni for recognition at this year’s Property Awards. The institution is on the lookout to…

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UCEM signs up to CIC’s new ‘carbon zero’ climate action plan

UCEM is one of the institutions which has signed up to the Construction Industry Council’s (CIC) new climate action plan. The document, entitled ‘Carbon Zero: the professional institutions’ climate action…

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Innovative research project ideas sought to receive funding

Research proposals with the potential to provide industry-changing insight are being sought from built environment professionals to receive funding from UCEM. Applicants have the chance to receive up to £15,000…

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UCEM launches competition for school students to present their ideas on the future of Reading Prison

UCEM is on the lookout for creative secondary school students to suggest solutions for the future of Reading Prison. Pupils in Years 9-13 across Berkshire are invited to enter UCEM’s…

UCEM programme leader to run webinar series on office investments across Europe

UCEM’s real estate programme leader, David Hourihan, will share his expertise on office investments across four webinars next month. David is leading the ‘an introduction to office investments’ series which…

UCEM launches mental health strategy

UCEM is publishing its first mental health strategy today. The strategy is designed to benefit both UCEM students and staff, having been written with input from both stakeholder groups. At…

UCEM joins campaign to drive better gender balance at board level

UCEM is now a member of the 30% Club – a global campaign with chairs and CEOs of the world's biggest companies committing to better gender balance. The 30% Club’s…

Alumnus named this year’s rising star at Government Property Awards

A UCEM alumnus described himself as ‘over the moon’ after being recognised as the ‘rising star’ at the Government Property Awards 2021. Roy Albert, a lead surveyor from the Valuation…

Dates set for UCEM’s 2021 Graduation ceremonies

UCEM is delighted to announce its provisional Graduation ceremony dates for 2021. Having had to postpone both Graduation ceremonies last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 graduates will be…

New manual published today to support flexible apprenticeships in construction

A new manual, co-authored by industry and government, has today been published to set out how flexibilities in apprenticeships can be used and delivered in construction to meet the needs…

City University of Hong Kong students awarded scholarships by UCEM

Four high-achieving City University (CityU) of Hong Kong students were awarded scholarships by UCEM last week. Building Services Engineering student, Shek Kai Nam, Construction Engineering and Management student, Fung Sho…