News

News and announcements from the Chartered ABS on external affairs, government policy and developments affecting the sector.

Publishers invited to submit journals for the next Academic Journal Guide

We are inviting editors of Journals and Scholarly Associations to apply to have their journals considered for inclusion in the Academic Journal Guide 2018. This application process is for journals which don't currently feature in the 2015 Guide, and also for publishers, editors and scholarly…

School of Business, London South Bank University wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award

School of Business, London South Bank University (LSBU) has been awarded a Bronze Small Business Charter award in recognition of its commitment to supporting SMEs, including their ongoing collaboration with local businesses throughout the curriculum which has resulted in growth and recognition for…

Response to Lord Stern’s Review of the Research Excellence Framework

  Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to Lord Stern's review of the Research Excellence Framework.  You can download our response here. In our view the Stern Review needs to address the fact that the REF process has some negative influences on the…

International business students turned off by visa policy impacting UK universities

The Chartered ABS has today published a new report which reveals the impact the Government’s student visa policy is having on universities and the economy. The report focuses on the recruitment trends of international students to the most popular course at university – business studies.…

Update on Chartered ABS lobbying

The Stern Review and international student visas...

New Chair appointed to the Small Business Charter Management Board

The Small Business Charter (SBC) Management Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Miller, entrepreneur and small business evangelist, as its new Chair.  Stuart has a wealth of experience and is co-founder and CEO of ByBox, the international software and supply chain management…

Call for nominations for Chair and other roles for Research Steering Committee

Chartered ABS are looking for new members to join the Research Steering Committee, especially from the post-92 business schools. We are also looking for nominees for the posts of Chair and Vice Chair of the Research Steering Committee. If you are interested in joining in the role of Chair or…

Strathclyde Business School awarded gold Small Business Charter Award

Strathclyde Business School has been awarded a gold Small Business Charter award in recognition of its commitment to supporting SMEs, including the significant impact of its Growth Advantage Programme which has helped businesses to achieve initial, ongoing and planned growth. The Small Business…

Update: our lobbying and other developments

It has been a busy start to the year with the submission deadline for the Green paper responses and the opening of consultation on the REF, otherwise known as the Stern Review. I am very grateful for those who helped in forming the Chartered ABS response to the Green paper and we will again be…

Essex opens first zero-carbon business school building in UK

Open data pioneer launches first zero-carbon business school building in UK The Chief Executive of the Open Data Institute Gavin Starks helped launch the new landmark home of Essex Business School - the first zero-carbon business school building in the UK. Business leaders and…

Commercial opportunities through the UKTI

The education team at UKTI has identified a range of commercial opportunities internationally across a range of education sectors and are looking for UK organisations who may be interested in pursuing these opportunities. They have asked us to share the opportunity with our members. Part of this…

Response to the Higher Education Green Paper

Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to BIS as part of the consultation process on the Government's Higher Education Green Paper - 'Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice'. You can download our response…

Chartered ABS wins Best Association Website award

The website now receives an average of 175,000 page views every month...

UCL awarded gold Small Business Charter Award

The Small Business Charter, an award bringing together world-class business schools and SME communities across the UK, is pleased to announce that University College London (UCL) has been upgraded to a Gold Award after a rigorous assessment. UCL was amongst a pioneering group of 20 business…

Annual Membership Survey Results 2015

Chartered Association of Business Schools today publishes the results of its 2015 Annual Membership Survey.

Chancellor’s Spending Review: Chartered ABS Chair responds

The Chartered Association of Business Schools has responded to the Chancellor's Spending Review and Autumn Statement. Professor Simon Collinson, Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools said: "I was happy to see a flat cash settlement for the Research Councils overall. This is a…

David Cameron urged to change overseas student policy by BIS committee chair

The government is guilty of “utter folly” by including international students in net migration targets according to the chair of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee.

Chartered ABS response to the Nurse Review of Research Councils

The Chartered Association of Business Schools has responded to Sir Paul Nurse’s ‘Review of the UK Research Councils’.

New Chair appointed at Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Simon Collinson as its new Chair.

Chartered ABS Annual Conference Round-Up

Participants for the Chartered ABS Annual Conference 2015 heard from a range of speakers under the theme of Delivering Value, Driving Growth.