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Salary and Benefits Survey 2020 – Coming Soon…

We will be conducting the third salary and benefits survey to location practitioners, with the help of Red Tiger Talent, our latest new sponsors. The link to complete the survey will be coming out the first week of January so do keep an eye out for that.

We hope as many of you can take part as possible. Please forward the survey to any colleagues in the site location industry who you think may also be interested in contributing. The more completed surveys, the more robust and useful the results will be.

SLA China launches

SLA China Launch event Sept 2019

We are excited to have launched the SLA into China, with the help of Geolytix who are also now branching out into Australasia with new offices just opened.

We will have a full event write up soon but here are some photos for you in the meantime. You can also download the presentations below…

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Range of Public Training Courses at a 15% discount for SLA members

The following courses are available to SLA members at a 15% discount.

“An Introduction to Property”, Thursday 24 May, 9:30am – 5pm, Central London
Price: standard price £450pp+VAT, SLA member price £382pp+VAT
A course for those who lack formalised property training or have a one-sided background. This course provides a 360° view of the property industry and how it all fits together, looking at market drivers, jargon, job roles, market players, lettings, investment, valuations and uses a case study. Quote SLA15% for your discount

For more information, visit click https://www.propertyoverview.co.uk/introduction-to-property-courses

You can also download An Introduction to Property Brochure here.

“Understanding Valuations”, Wednesday 23 May, 9:30am – 5pm, Central London
Price: standard price £540pp+VAT, SLA member price £459pp+VAT
This course explains the valuation methods and what is used when & why, what factors impact valuations & how they differ by property type – brought to life by case studies – and addresses jargon so a valuation report will no longer hold any secrets for you, enabling more informed discussions and decisions. Quote SLA15% for your discount

For more information visit https://www.propertyoverview.co.uk/understanding-valuations

“Understanding RE debt”, Wednesday 4 July, 9:30am – 5pm, Central London
Price: standard price £795pp+VAT, SLA member price £675.75pp+VAT
This course will provide a foundation of knowledge on real estate debt. Quote SLA15% for your discount

For more information, click https://www.propertyoverview.co.uk/understanding-re-debt

All courses provided by the Property Review are available to SLA members with 15% discount.

What are the SLA Student Awards 2018 and who should enter?

The SLA Student Awards are designed to reward final year Undergraduate and Masters students who have achieved excellence in the broad field of location analysis. The award scheme is open to students registered at UK Universities in the 2017/18 academic year and undertaking dissertations or extended projects involving location analysis.

The society will award prizes in two categories:

  • The Undergraduate Award
  • The Masters Award

A winner and runner-up will be selected in each category by an expert panel. Judges will be looking for work that makes both academic and practical contributions to the field. Award winners will be invited to attend a SLA event (in October/November) to meet members, network and collect their certificate and cash prize (winner: £200, runner-up: £100 in both categories). Reasonable travel expenses will be covered by the society.
Students in any subject area are invited to apply providing that they meet the above criteria. Example subjects may include (but are not exclusive to) geography, demographics, GIS, business and management.
Entry criteria

In order to apply for the SLA Student Awards 2018, you must meet the following criteria. You are/were:

  • Enrolled as an undergraduate (BA/BSc) or Masters (MA/MSc/MRes) student in 2017/18
  • Completing studies at a UK university / institute of Higher Education
  • Completing a dissertation or final year extended project in the broad field of location analysis

How do I enter?

Entries are by electronic application form only (downloadable on this page) and require all fields to be completed. Completed forms should be sent to Ruth Holroyd, SLA Secretary, at Info@thesla.org by no later than the closing date of Friday 14th September 2018, 5pm. Informal enquiries/questions can be directed to Dr Luke Burns at L.P.Burns@leeds.ac.uk.

Documents available for download

  1. SLA Student Awards 2018 application form
  2. 2. SLA Student Awards 2018 promotional poster