Pansy from Hong Kong, Senior officer at Hong Kong Housing Society
From: Hong Kong
Studied: BSc (Hons) in Estate Management at the College of Estate Management
Now: Senior Officer (Planning and Development), Hong Kong Housing Society
'Acquiring a RICS accredited degree in estate management was considered a natural progression for both my learning and career development towards becoming a chartered surveyor.
‘I wanted to work, earn money, and most importantly, gain experience concurrently while pursuing my degree.
‘The College of Estate Management’s reputation made it the best choice for me.
‘Distance learning provides flexibility for students who are working full-time. The distance learning degree at the college has allowed me to develop my career and to get a good education at the same time. It has a great support structure for students from both a career-enhancing and financial perspective.
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'The modules were relevant to my work and I also wanted to study the degree to develop and enhance my in-depth understanding of the property industry.
'Coursework was both interesting and beneficial. The programme was very practical and brought the theory to life.
‘After graduation, I obtained the RICS professional membership. Many thanks to the college for creating such as excellent method for studying that meant I was able to achieve all my goals.
'My qualification installed in me the discipline of continuous learning and has given me the grounding I need to keep contributing to an industry that faces many future challenges.
‘Choosing to study with the College of Estate Management by distance learning was probably the best decision of my life.’
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