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The first BRE Academy Training Course in China held at UNNC

The BRE Academy was the first training of ISO 19650 in Mainland China.

This training is important for BIM Standards – Building Information Modelling and Management (BIM). BIM is a new paradigm in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry. China is among the leading countries in the advance use of BIM from a 3D Modelling Perspective with clear focus to invest more on digital technologies and innovate accordingly.

The University is among the few Universities worldwide with strong Digital Infrastructure, Architecture and Civil Engineering in three campuses. The programmes are designed to align with BIM paradigm in China, UK and Malaysia and students are educated and trained to increase employability. In addition, it links with the Geospatial and Hazard Research Group that is linked to research digital engineering innovation and beyond.

The programmes qas delivered by Certified – Qualified Trainer Dr Georgios Kapogiannis FHEA

It was in collaboration with BRE – Building Research Establishment Academy that is part of the Building Research Establishment (BRE).The BRE is a centre of building science in the United Kingdom, owned by charitable organisation the BRE Trust. It is a former UK government national laboratory that was privatised in 1997. BRE provides research, advice, training, testing, certification and standards for both public and private sector organisations in the UK and abroad. It has its headquarters in Garston, Hertfordshire, England, with regional sites in Glasgow, Swansea, the US, India, the Middle East and China (find more on and and )

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Posted on Tuesday 1st October 2019

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