The College of Estate Management (CEM) gained university status and will be assuming a new name as the University College of Estate Management (UCEM). UCEM was officially founded in 1919 as the Chartered Auctioneers' and Estate Agent's Institute. UCEM primarily offers courses through distance learning and is headquarterin Reading in southeast England.
The institution offers many property-related undergraduate and graduate programs and also provides professional development and corporate training courses. UCEM active research programme contributes to knowledge across the