UK Urbanplan News

Another successful tour finishes

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The UrbanPlan team visited another 20 schools in the Spring taking the overall total for the academic year to 35 schools. That means we have reached 800 pupils this year alone! And, overall, we have delivered to 1500 young people with the support of 350 industry volunteers. Feedback was once again really positive: 98% of students rated the programme as either excellent or good 100% of teachers and 100% of volunteers rated the programme as either excellent or good By the end of the workshop, 43% of students agreed that they … Read More

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Twenty school tour planned for March 2017

Urban Plan, Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate School, 16th December 2015

The UrbanPlan UK team are off on tour again in March – this time we start in Southampton and finish in Aberdeen!  20 schools will mean we reach another 600 pupils -in just four weeks!  We still have a few volunteer spaces available if you are interested in getting involved please contact urbanplan@edcoms.co.uk.

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Great coverage of UrbanPlan

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Take a look at this recent report and great film courtesy of the Estates Gazette. http://www.egi.co.uk/news/lesson-plans/  

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Autumn 16 tour update and another award!

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As the UrbanPlanUK Autumn 16 tour draws to a close, we are delighted to report that we have visited another 15 schools and reached another 450 pupils from Scotland, to Liverpool, via Sheffield and Birmingham and then London! Feedback again has been outstanding – this is from one London teacher: ‘’From a teaching and careers perspective, it was brilliant to see, even in such a short period of time, the impact UrbanPlan has made on students’ aspirations- many of them now want to consider career routes into property! In addition … Read More

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We are delighted to announce that UrbanPlan UK was given a HIGHLY COMMENDED award at the recent EVCOM awards. EVCOM is the Event and Visual Communication Association and their awards ceremony took place on October 7th.

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UrbanPlan UK gets shortlisted for award

ULIUK Urban Plan 2016, City Hall, London, 11th July 2016

Great news – UrbanPlan UK has been shortlisted for an EVCOM award. EVCOM is the Event and Visual Communication Association and their awards ceremony takes place on October 7th. Wish us luck! Learn more about EVCOM

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Industry backs expansion of UrbanPlan UK

ULIUK Urban Plan 2016, City Hall, London, 11th July 2016

UrbanPlan UK is entering its second year and thanks to the generous support of the property industry ULI is planning to visit 40 schools across the UK from Scotland to Southampton during the 2016-17 academic year. We would like to thank all our supporters for making the programme possible: Sustaining Founders: Grosvenor, The Westminster Foundation, Land Securities Founders and Partners: Black Heart Foundation, British Land, Capital & Counties, Changing the Face of Property, Hammerson, Malcolm Hollis, Native Land, Strutt & Parker,  Tristan Foundation With thanks also to: RICS, RTPI, Perkins & Will

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UrbanPlan Students Celebrate at London’s City Hall

ULIUK Urban Plan 2016, City Hall, London, 11th July 2016

ULI was delighted to host an event for all the winning student teams and their teachers who participated in UrbanPlan UK this academic year to mark their successes at iconic London landmark – City Hall. UrbanPlan UK takes an urban regeneration workshop into state schools and is designed for 16-18 year olds. It is a powerful tool to reach out to a diverse demographic and to show how real estate can revive and regenerate urban areas. In this first year of the programme ULI visited 24 state schools across the … Read More

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UrbanPlan UK 2016-17 Programme Takes Shape

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After a very successful first year delivering UrbanPlan UK in 24 schools and reaching 500 pupils, we are now turning our attention to the next academic year. Read More

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ULI Ireland to launch UrbanPlan education initiative in Dublin and Cork this Autumn

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Following the successes of the programme in the US and UK, ULI, in partnership with Arup, will launch its UrbanPlan educational initiative in schools in Ireland in the autumn of 2016. Read More

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