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Reading Town Hall comes alive for UCEM’s autumn graduations

Reading Town Hall came alive as more than 300 graduates celebrated their academic achievements across three graduation ceremonies last weekend. Just shy of 1,000 guests in total descended upon the…

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UCEM appoints first Board of Trustees apprentices

Two UCEM alumni have become the first appointments to the Board of Trustees through its apprentice scheme. Becky Powley and Laura Bell McMillan were successful in their application from a…

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UCEM alumna takes home asset and facilities management prize at RICS Matrics awards

A UCEM alumna was ‘delighted’ after winning in her category at the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2021 on Friday. Laura Walker, who graduated from UCEM’s BSc…

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UCEM boosts its accessibility credentials with launch of course for staff

Colleagues at UCEM are encouraged to become accessibility experts thanks to the launch of an internal CPD course. The Accessibility Awareness course – created by UCEM learning technology researcher, Dr…

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UCEM alumni, apprentices and student shortlisted at RICS Matrics awards

Seven UCEM alumni, two apprentices and a student are shortlisted in several categories at the RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year Awards 2021. Alicia Styring, Charlotte Turner, Gabrielle Boyles…

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UCEM and The Prince’s Foundation launch free toolkit for rapidly growing cities or towns to develop sustainably

City leaders, local governments and built environment professionals in rapidly growing towns and cities can learn how to implement sustainable development thanks to a new, free toolkit. The Rapid Planning…

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UCEM alumnus wins construction apprentice award

A UCEM alumnus was ‘over the moon’ after winning a regional construction apprentice award. Sam Prideaux, who studied on UCEM’s Chartered Surveyor apprenticeship (Quantity Surveying route), won ‘best construction apprentice’…

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UCEM and the Climate Framework launch free, online, short course to help built environment professionals be more sustainable

Built environment professionals can now sign up to a free, online, short CPD course to learn how to be more sustainable in their profession. The 'Energy and Carbon in the…

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Agents of change championed at the UCEM Property Awards 2021

Agents of change in built environment sustainability, ethics and equality, diversity and inclusion took home the three prizes at this year’s University College of Estate Management (UCEM) Property Awards, an…

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UCEM’s class of 2020 celebrated at Reading Town Hall

Graduates donned mortar boards and gowns at a UCEM graduation on Saturday ­– the first such event held by UCEM since 2019. More than 170 graduates from the class of…

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UCEM tutors inspire secondary school students with real estate workshop

Young minds were inspired by a taste of working within the real estate industry after two UCEM tutors led an interactive workshop. UCEM real estate programme leader, David Hourihan, and…

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UCEM incubated social enterprise, Building People, becomes a fully fledged success story

Building People, whose mission is to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in the built environment, is now an independent entity. Since its inception in 2018, UCEM has provided the enterprise…