Category Archives: UrbanPlan

UrbanPlan Reaches 1,300 students

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ULI’s educational outreach programme, UrbanPlan, has reached 1,300 students in 60 schools across the UK with the help of over 300 industry volunteers. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and volunteers we have reached this milestone in just two years and have received a phenomenal level of positive feedback both from the school staff and students. We are particularly proud of the engagement from the students. As well as increasing awareness and understanding of the built environment, we hope the programme might also encourage some of these bright … Read More

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UrbaPlan UK: Twenty school tour planned for March 2017

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The UrbanPlan UK Team is 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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UrbanPlan UK: Autumn 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 the below 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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Estates Gazette to feature UrbanPlan

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Please 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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UrbanPlan UK: Autumn Tour Update and Another Award

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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UrbanPlan UK gets shortlisted for award

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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

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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 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. Thanks to the wonderful support of our funders (our original group and some new recruits) we are in good shape to plan ahead for next year and it is our aspiration to deliver in 40 schools targeting 1200 pupils across the country. We are already booking schools from Scotland to Southampton and we also have a new website too so do please take … Read More

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More Opportunities to Volunteer on UrbanPlan UK in London Schools this Spring

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Following the success of last November’s UrbanPlan programme, we are back in schools at the end of February for a two week tour. 96% of volunteers rated the experience as excellent or good so we would thoroughly encourage you to think about taking part. All we ask is a day and a half of your time. The next training sessions take place on the mornings of the 25th and 26th of February and we will be in schools from the 29th February – 11th March. Find out more about the … Read More

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ULI UK – Reflections on 2015, Glimpses in to 2016 – UrbanPlan

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UrbanPlan is the ULI’s exciting educational initiative that has been running successfully in high schools in the US for over ten years. Originally funded by the George Lucas Educational Foundation and other leading US industry bodies, it brings to life the urban environment for young people through a series of interactive real life workshops. The ULI Europe team has been working hard over the last year to adapt the programme for the UK – and the story so far has been a very successful one! Not only has a stellar … Read More

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