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Work Shadow Programme 17

We run various careers talks and workshops throughout the year to help you develop key skills and improve your knowledge. Please check the tab below to see events for your level of study. 

    March 2021

    3rd March 2021 | 14.00 - 15.30 | Turley, Lichfields and Aecom | Register

    BSP careers and BUPS will be joined by representatives from TurleyLichfields and AECOM,who willintroduce their respective practice and their career journey so far, as well as career opportunities available during studies and after graduation.

    This event will provide an introduction to these companies in general, as well as career opportunities available during studies and after graduation.


    17th March 2021  | 14.00 - 15.00 | RICS | Register

    The event will begin with Tony Mulhall (RICS Senior Land Specialist) introducing the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Adelle Rhule-Martin (Avison Young, RICS Matrics UK Board Member) their student network.

    This will be followed by the live online Q&A session with RICS Members. They will introduce themselves, speak about their involvement with the Institute and their careers, and then the floor will open to the students to ask questions. 

    February 2021

    10th February 2021 | 13.30 - 14.30 | Bartlett Urban Planning Society speak to Mace and Knight Frank | Register 

    BSP careers and BUPS will be joined by Mace and Knight Frank who will give an introduction to the companies and an overview of career opportunities available during studies and after graduation.
     

    Speakers:
    Laura Hampson, Community and Skills Manager, Mace
    Stuart Baillie, Head of Town Planning, Knight Frank
    and Kelly McCann, Senior Planner, Knight Frank


    24th February 2021 | 13.30 - 14.30 | Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP) Young Planners' Network | Register

    BSP careers and BUPS will be joined by the CAP Young Planners’ Network who will introduce the Commonwealth Association of Planners and their Commonwealth Sustainable Cities programme, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
     

    Speakers:

    • Joel Tng graduated from the National University of Singapore with a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate in 2016. He opted to enter the industry instead of pursuing a concurrent Master of Urban Planning programme, and has since been with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) - Singapore’s land use planning and conservation statutory board. At URA, he has worked with stakeholders to review development plans for several healthcare, wildlife attractions, and residential districts across Singapore. Joel is also a Council Member in the Singapore Institute of Planners, assisting in the portfolio of professional development and youth membership.
    • Adewole Ademolake MRICS is a senior development manager working for Be-first limited. He is Chartered planning and development surveyor with seven years' experience. He believes education is important to opening doors to a better future and has a master's in real estate. Adewole has worked in the public and private sector on projects ranging from 10- 2000-unit regeneration schemes.
    • TPr Rene Fu Swee Yun is the Managing Director of Yuniq Planning Consultant Sdn. Bhd. She has been in town planning practice since year 2004. She has handled significant assignments involving mixed development projects, industrial projects, master development plan and recreational development plan. Swee Yun was named as Young Planner of the Year in 2018 by the Malaysian Institute of Planners Excellence Award (MIPPEA). In addition, she was the lead town planner for the award-winning project, Setia Eco Templer-The Legend of Nine Creeks, the Winner of Design Excellence Award of year 2016, by the Malaysian Institute of Planners Excellence Award (MIPPEA). Swee Yun was elected as a council member for Malaysian Institute of Planners – MIP year 2019-2021 and serving as Chairperson of Youth Wing (young planners division). She is passionate in advocating sustainable design, Low Carbon City Framework and facilitate youth engagement in urban planning and community planning.