Written by Leah Mahon
Published on 26th May 2021
The Chancerygate Foundation has launched a £180,000 bursary for disadvantaged Black and other ethnic minority students to study and gain credentials to build a career in the property industry at London South Bank University (LSBU). The Chancerygate Foundation is a non-profit organisation created to make the UK real estate sector more diverse and encourage more students from ethnic minority communities to pursue a career in the property sector. The bursary will cover £10,000 a year in living expenses for six students studying RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) accredited courses at LSBU. The selected students will be supported over their three-year degree starting from September 2021.
“It might seem hard to believe, but the real estate sector is actually less diverse than the House of Commons – That’s exactly what we are hoping to tackle through the work of the Chancerygate Foundation. We want to inspire people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds who would not have considered a career in this sector – and to encourage them to believe that it’s possible.” – Amy Walker, a Director of the Chancerygate Foundation