Celebrating One Year – By Surveyorhood

As we celebrate our first year of posts, we must start with a huge thank you to our many contributors for bringing such a variety of topics and conversation starters. The posts have been very informative and included technical content to broaden our knowledge to personal accounts to allow us to see the world from …

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The industry needs a “Bake-off” moment – By Bola Abisogun OBE

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of lifeProverbs 4:23, 24 Growing up as a black professional in the UK has had a profound effect on my perception of what it takes and means to be ‘good at what you do’. The constant denial of ‘career opportunity’ in the …

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Unite for Better – By Vidhya Issac-Langford

A few weeks ago, my friend Natasha Stone, of the #surveyorhood fame, and I were having a conversation about cross-industry collaboration, something we're both passionate about, and how joining forces across the industry can be beneficial to us all. From that discussion stemmed this blog post which I was delighted to be asked to write. …

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Young Surveyor of the Year Awards – By Samantha Organ

Attached to my keys is a keyring, purchased when I lived in America. It reads Failure is not an option, and I referred to it throughout my part-time PhD and during my APC. Whilst it appears to be useful motivation, reading it is very different to really believing it, but read it enough and this …

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What I learnt from being an award finalist – By Kimberley Hepburn

After winning the inaugural RICS Apprentice of the Year title in 2017, I desperately wanted to avoid winning any more awards too soon - only to find out that I'd been shortlisted as an EG Rising Star and a Women of the Future finalist this year. I am absolutely honoured and so humbled by these phenomenal accolades, …

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