The industry newsletter of the
School of Built Environment and Engineering at Leeds Beckett University
School Prize Giving: Tuesday 16th July 2019

We are delighted to announce the date for this year's student prize giving ceremony which brings the students who have excelled across our courses together with their family, friends, academics and built environment professionals in a celebration of the next generation of industry talent.

As always, we could not put on this event without the support of the industry and we are inviting any companies who may be interested in sponsoring the event to contact Josie Rothera, for further details.

This event is a great opportunity for businesses to connect with our highest achieving students and develop a productive ongoing partnership with the school going forward. Read all about last year's event here.
NEWS: School of Built Environment and Engineering call to "CITE WOMEN" on International Women's Day 2019... READ MORE
NEWS: Seventeen of the region’s main contractors, including four SMEs, working under the YORhub group of frameworks attended a session with School of Built Environment and Engineering students where they discussed their personal and industry experiences of digital technologies with a view to supporting final year students with their dissertation projects... READ MORE
NEWS: Project Management students win awards for the second year running... READ MORE
OPINION: KEY SKILLS: How can we ensure that the right skills are identified, supported and developed in education? Thoughts from our Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Skills Panel Debate... READ MORE
Here are the key details for our May 2019 events, please do not hesitate to contact us via for further information on any of the below!
Mental Health in Construction

Tuesday 14th May 2019
09:00 to 11:00 | Clarion Solicitors, Leeds

During Mental Health Awareness week, our Constructing Excellence Yorkshire & Humber network will be joining forces with Leeds law firm Clarion to deliver this very important event looking at mental health in the construction industry and what companies can and are doing to try and reverse the industry’s shocking statistics in this area... Click for further info and booking
Conference: Women in Planning in the UK

21st and 22nd May 2019
09:00 to 17:00 (both days) | The Rose Bowl, Leeds

This inaugural conference, the first of it's kind in the region, seeks to develop a conversation between academics and practitioners, and those in-between, and to develop a network of those interested in women and planning in the UK.

Topics covered will include (but not limited to) Histories of women and planning, Intergenerational conversations, the impact of gender mainstreaming on planning, innovations in practice addressing discrimination against women, the role of supportive networks, barriers to success and learning from outside of the UK.
Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber (CEYH) Awards 2019... READ MORE

The CEYH awards focus attention on some of the most important issues in the construction sector and reward the companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. Free to enter and open to anyone involved in delivering any aspect of construction, all the details can be downloaded from the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber blog here.

Closing Date:   Thursday 18th April 2019
Shortlist Announced:   Monday 20th May 2019
Gala Awards Dinner:   Thursday 11th July 2019 (Leeds)
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