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University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the built environment. Tune in for discussions about the real estate and construction industries, as well as insights into what it's like to study with UCEM and conversations with the institution's students, alumni, supporters and staff. Find out more at ucem.ac.uk #BuiltForLife

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University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the built environment. Tune in for discussions about the real estate and construction industries, as well as insights into what it's like to study with UCEM and conversations with the institution's students, alumni, supporters and staff. Find out more at ucem.ac.uk #BuiltForLife

    Be Part of the Change Episode 4 – Reaching out to young people

    Be Part of the Change Episode 4 – Reaching out to young people

    The built environment comprises a diverse and exciting range of sectors, but there is still a lack of representation at every level. We want this to change.‘Be Part of the Change’ is an awareness campaign with the purpose of celebrating the incredible success stories of our under-represented students, apprentices and alumni, as well as highlighting their challenges.It’s also an opportunity to highlight the positive practices our employers are actioning within their organisations to inspire ot...

    • 23 min
    BE Sustainable Episode 2: Are We Crossing The Line?

    BE Sustainable Episode 2: Are We Crossing The Line?

    In a world of endless possibilities, Marc Fleming and Fred Mills shift the conversation from what we could achieve to what we should. The Line in Saudi Arabia is one of the most interesting, polarising and ambitious urban projects of our time. It promises to revolutionise urban living whilst raising a multitude of questions and concerns for both construction and architecture enthusiasts. Our guests discuss the feasibility, sustainability, and ethical implications of this groundbreaking ...

    • 44 min
    BE Sustainable Episode 1: One Size Does Not Retrofit All

    BE Sustainable Episode 1: One Size Does Not Retrofit All

    Retrofitting is the art of breathing new life into existing buildings. It goes beyond simple maintenance and repair. In this episode of BE Sustainable, Dr James Ritson explores the ‘hot topic’ within the built environment in the last few years. With 80% of the buildings we’ll see in 2050 already standing, the urgency of retrofitting could not be any clearer. While policymakers view it as a silver bullet for energy efficiency and sustainability, the reality is far more complex. Joi...

    • 36 min
    Be Part of the Change Episode 3 – Mental health in the built environment

    Be Part of the Change Episode 3 – Mental health in the built environment

    The built environment comprises a diverse and exciting range of sectors, but there is still a lack of representation at every level. We want this to change.‘Be Part of the Change’ is an awareness campaign with the purpose of celebrating the incredible success stories of our under-represented students, apprentices and alumni, as well as highlighting their challenges.It’s also an opportunity to highlight the positive practices our employers are actioning within their organisations to inspire ot...

    • 8 min
    BE Sustainable Episode 0: Sustainability Undefined

    BE Sustainable Episode 0: Sustainability Undefined

    Is the Brundtland definition of sustainability useful in today’s complex landscape? Or is creating one universal definition of sustainability an impossible feat? In the first episode of BE Sustainable, our host Mike Speight is joined by guests Dr Graeme Larsen and Dr James Ritson. From global challenges to individual priorities, they explore the limitations of singular definitions of sustainability, and navigate the intricacies of the field in the built environment. Subscribe now v...

    • 21 min
    Be Part of the Change Episode 2 – From carpentry to quantity surveying

    Be Part of the Change Episode 2 – From carpentry to quantity surveying

    The built environment comprises a diverse and exciting range of sectors, but there is still a lack of representation at every level. We want this to change.‘Be Part of the Change’ is an awareness campaign with the purpose of celebrating the incredible success stories of our under-represented students, apprentices and alumni, as well as highlighting their challenges.It’s also an opportunity to highlight the positive practices our employers are actioning within their organisations to inspire ot...

    • 12 min

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