UK Urbanplan News

Pupils Give UrbanPlan UK The Thumbs Up!

ULI UK has just finished another successful UrbanPlan tour and during its 5th anniversary! The programme is going from strength-to-strength and all the enhancements that have been made to the workshop scenario this year have been very positively received. The November tour visited 20 schools, reaching just under 800 students and working with 77 industry volunteers. The tour started in Scotland before heading down south via Chester, Liverpool, Blackpool, Leeds and Birmingham – finishing up in London at the end of the month. The programme wouldn’t be possible without the … Read More

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New UrbanPlan schools mentoring programme – mentors needed!

After a successful pilot earlier in 2019, ULI UK is excited to announce it is launching a mentoring programme for UrbanPlan pupils. In partnership with Brightside the aim is to match enthusiastic pupils from the schools we have visited with UrbanPlan volunteers – all via an online platform. We want to help the 30% of young people interested in a career in the sector to work out what route is right for them. For more information and to sign up as a mentor visit our mentoring page

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Want to volunteer in schools on our next tour?

The ULI UK team will be back in schools delivering UrbanPlan in November 2019. There will be a number of opportunities to volunteer in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham and London. Take at look at our volunteering page for more information. https://urbanplanuk.uli.org/volunteer/ You will need to be trained if you are a new volunteer and the next volunteer training session is in London on October 29th 2019 9am-1.30pm. For those of you who cannot make it to London we will also arrange a series of webinars. To register your interest email UrbanPlan@edcoms.co.uk by … Read More

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Students Celebrate UrbanPlan Success at City Hall

Students from 20 schools across the UK participated in a celebration event of the 2018–19 ULI UK UrbanPlan programme, which took place on Monday 15 July at City Hall, London. Read More

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2018-19 tour draws to a close

UrbanPlan UK has had another successful year! We have visited 42 schools since September 2019 from Glasgow to Brighton and worked with 100 new volunteers reaching 1200 young people! We also ran a very successful mentoring pilot with partners Brightside and are hoping to raise the funds to roll that out next academic year. We also weclomed some new funding partners – thanks to UCEM , PATRIZIA , Principal  along with the Siskind Family Trust and Van J Stults for supporting this wonderful initiative this year – as well as all our existing … Read More

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2019 Summer Tour

As the end of the academic year fast approaches, the UrbanPlan UK team is heading on its Summer Tour of schools across the country to engage young people about the real estate industry. Read More

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Watch UrbanPlan students from Westminster Academy steal the show at ULI Europe conference

We were delighted to be joined by a group of fantastic students at our ULI Europe conference in February 2019. Watch their brilliant performance here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlndjnfHH_s    

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2018-19 tour now booking

The UrbanPlan UK team will be hitting the road again in March visiting schools across the country. If you would like to volunteer then visit https://urbanplanuk.uli.org/volunteer/ for more information and email urbanplan@edcoms.co.uk to register your interest.  The next volunteer training is scheduled to take place on Thursday 28th February 2019 in London (with a webinar for those who are unable to get to London).

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UrbanPlan UK wins more awards

UrbanPlan UK won two bronze awards at this year’s Corporate Engagement Awards http://www.corporateengagementawards.com/the-winners/ in London which we are delighted about! We were up against some stiff competition from major brands such as M&S, KPMG, O2 and NatWest to name but a few. We walked away with third place for  Best educational programme and Best sponsorship activity to support or develop a corporate reputation. 

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UrbanPlan UK: Play a part in inspiring our future

It’s incredible to believe that UrbanPlan UK, ULI’s really exciting educational initiative for state schools promoting a better understanding of sustainable communities for young people from all walks of life, has now been running for three years. Since its launch in 2015, the programme has been delivered to over 2500 students in over 100 state schools across the country. More than 400 ULI members and other property industry volunteers have participated too. Feedback over that time has been really positive too, with 100% of teachers and 95% of students rating … Read More

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