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

Chartered ABS responds to first ever measure of vocational degrees

We have asked that HEFCE reconsiders both the purpose of the OSCR and the methodology it is derived from.

All university students must gain leadership skills, says new employability report

Employers want all higher education students to enter work with practical management and leadership skills – not just those graduating with business and management degrees.

Chartered ABS response to the Knowledge Exchange Framework

Our response to the Knowledge Exchange Framework

Collaboration with ITN Productions announced

A news and current affairs-style programme exploring how business schools create a positive impact.

Join a Chartered ABS Committee - call for nominations

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is calling for new members to join our Executive Education Committee and our Diversity Committee.  Executive Education Committee The…

MAC review on the impact of international students: Chartered ABS response

The Home Office recently tasked the MAC (Migration Advisory Committee) with collecting evidence on the wider impact of international students. The Chartered ABS has been one of the…

KEF Consultation: Have your say

We have been invited to contribute to the HEFCE call for evidence on what should and shouldn't be included in the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) metrics. This is the…

Chartered ABS launch principles on diversity, equality and inclusion

Our commitment to principles on diversity, equality and inclusion

The Impact of Executive Education report

Our study explores how impact is measured and provides insights into factors driving change in executive education.

Policy and lobbying update for business schools

Since the last newsletter we have had confirmation that REF2021 will see all staff with “significant responsibility” for research will need to be submitted. What constitutes…

Highlights from our Annual Conference 2017

The Chartered ABS Annual Conference 2017 was the largest to date, and with over 250 delegates it was a fitting way to mark the 25th anniversary of the Association. With Keynote…

Rethinking Business Education: Fit for the Future

Eleven thought-provoking articles on the future of business schools

PRME and Oxford Brookes University writing competition 2017/18

The second annual responsible business and management writing competition  The UKI PRME Regional Chapter and Oxford Brookes University seek through this competition to promote…

Call for nominations to the Chartered ABS International Committee

The Chartered Association of Business Schools is calling for new members to join our International Committee. The International Committee tackles the biggest current and emerging…

Policy update: Industrial Strategy and international students

I attended the Conservative Party Conference and notice the increased talk about the Industrial Strategy White Paper, which it seems will be published soon. There will be a…

Strategic groups of UK business schools – analysis now published

We are delighted to publish Pathways to Success – our analysis of the variety of structures, strategies and business models adopted by UK business schools. The survey data,…

Nominations for Chartered ABS Council members 2017-20

Nominations are sought from Chartered ABS voting representatives who are interested in serving as members of the Council, and therefore trustees of the Chartered charity, for a…

Call for nominations for REF panel membership

The Chartered ABS has been contacted by HEFCE regarding the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. The REF will be undertaken through a process of peer review by expert panels,…

Call for nominations to form Chartered ABS Apprenticeships Working Group

The Council of the Chartered ABS has suggested an Apprenticeships Working Group be formed to help inform members of what is happening with apprenticeships, to engage with…