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26 Sep 2017
With the use of technology in surveying growing and research showing that children aged 12 to 15 are spending an average of 13 hours a week gaming, could playing Minecraft or having a gaming background be new criteria on your graduate or apprenticeship applications?
18 Sep 2015
2016 is another Olympic Games year and, while we won’t be able to get to Rio, we will be celebrating with a special sports-themed RICS Matrics Chairman’s Challenge.
12 Jan 2017
Building Surveyor at Atkins Sophie Smith gives an update on her efforts to encourage more women to join her in the profession and her design of the "Sophie shoe".
David Keddie MRICS, 17 Jul 2017
As RICS turns 150 next year, RICS Matrics will continue to represent and support the next generation of surveyors in our profession. RICS Matrics has been doing this for over 128 years now. In my 10th year of being part of RICS Matrics, I am excited and honoured to be leading UK as Chair for the year 2017/18.
08 Jun 2017
Our industry is on a digital journey; as technologies emerge then new surveying disciplines will need to evolve. Charlton Bland, Geomatics Consultant at Atkins and current Planning and Development RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year, discusses two ways they are advancing delivery to clients.
13 Jul 2017
Victoria Mann MRICS, APC Mentor and Assessor as well as Asset Manager at Chancerygate shares her top tips in tackling some common stumbling blocks for candidates during their APC.
27 Jun 2017
It is all in a day’s work for Associate Project Manager at AECOM Matthew McBrien MRICS, winner of last year's Project Management RICS Matrics Young Surveyor of the Year. Matthew tells us about his strangest project to date and reveals his top tips to manage seemingly insurmountable challenges.
22 Apr 2015
Former RICS Matrics Board member Henry Skinner MRICS tells us about his journey in to the world of surveying.
19 Apr 2016
Being chairman of any local or national volunteer group is a fine art and one which can present many challenges. Here we invite Rajesh Gohil MRICS, Chairman of RICS Matrics Leicester and Rutland, to share his top ten tips.
27 Oct 2015
On the 14 October 2015, 21 current APC candidates from Devon and Cornwall — along with four APC mentors — met at the picturesque Castle Drogo in Devon for an afternoon of APC training hosted by Steve Rea.
20 Nov 2015
Our Young Surveyor of the Year Awards returned for the second year with an amazing response, both in terms of nominations and attendance at the awards ceremony. As RICS Matrics Chairman, I was invited to chair the judging panel for these awards, which was a great privilege; it was truly rewarding to see so many great nominations.
Sean Tompkins, 25 Oct 2016
41% of young women aged 13–22 believe their gender will hold them back in the workplace; however, they claim that the rise of female leaders, such as Theresa May and Hilary Clinton, could help to change sexist attitudes and encourage workplace diversity, according to a new YouGov survey that we commissioned.
© RICS 2017
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