Climate change is undoubtedly one of the greatest challenges of our time. The importance and urgency for the built environment to decarbonise cannot be understated. Buildings are responsible for more than 40% of global energy usage and one third green gas emissions. It is critical that action is taken now to promote a more rapid step change in the construction industry transition to achieve net zero targets.
Nowadays it can be hard to find good news but I want to share, with their permission, some comments from two recent graduating students who were awarded prizes for their outstanding results … these are extracts from emails that so warmed my heart ! These students are very experienced managers returning to education later on […]
The University Campus St Albans (UCSA) is a highly innovative joint venture between the University of Hertfordshire and Oaklands College which was created 8 years ago to widen the educational opportunities for people typically in work. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to lead UCSA following the impending retirement of the current post holder. […]
The benefit of entering a course part-way through on the basis of the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is that it shortens the length of your degree study, saving you money and time. It also provides a formal recognition of the extensive learning you have gained through your working life as equivalent to degree level […]
UCSA launched the first of a webinar series examining the challenges facing the Construction Sector as a result of Covid 19. The construction industry is already governed by tight margins and low productivity rates; therefore, will this pandemic see margins shrink even further and, or will it accelerate growth for offsite construction? UCSA hosted a LIVE […]
On Thursday 5th December 2019 University Campus St Albans (UCSA), a leading educational provider for part time degree courses, hosted an evening dinner at Hatfield House. UCSA is a joint venture between the University of Hertfordshire and Oaklands College. The evening was chaired by Pauline Traetto, Hon EdD, Founder and CEO at Reconstructing Minds Ltd. […]
The University of Hertfordshire and Oaklands College, through its joint venture as University Campus St Albans (UCSA), celebrated the launch of a new accelerated part-time Business Management and Innovation degree last week. The new Business Management and Innovation degree requires just over two years of dedicated study and has been designed specifically for people already […]
I am delighted to share the fabulous news that our first group of BSc (Hons) Construction Management students all graduated with the University of Hertfordshire this year with outstanding results. It was a small first intake of 8 and 6 achieved first class honours degrees. Most are now also completing their CIOB chartership application which […]