News

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

First Keynote Speaker Announced for ABS Annual Conference 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Association of Business Schools’ Annual Conference will take place on 9-10 November 2015, in Manchester. We have secured our first keynote…

Publication of ABS Academic Journal Guide 2015

The Association of Business Schools' Academic Journal Guide 2015 will be published on 25th February 2015 at www.bizschooljournals.com. The Guide will be published online and free…

Exclusive offer to ABS members on pricing for Canvas by Instructure

The Association of Business Schools is pleased to welcome Instructure, the provider of Canvas Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), as its newest Corporate Member. As part their…

Opportunities to contribute to Daily Telegraph for ABS members

The Association of Business Schools has secured its members a 30% discount to contribute to a Daily Telegraph and CityAM supplement series in 2015. The supplements will provide…

UK business schools call to address research funding imbalance following successful REF results

After a strong performance by the UK’s business schools in the Research Excellence Framework, the Association of Business Schools has called on Government and funding councils to…

Call for applications for Association of Business Schools Fellowships

The Association of Business Schools is, for the first time, calling for proposals to carry out research or other report work that contributes to the work of the ABS. There are two…

ABS reaction to Autumn Statement loans announcement

Association of Business Schools welcome postgraduate loans announcement LONDON, December, 3, 2014 / -- The Association of Business Schools, the representative body for UK business…

Reach students and graduates of Middle East origin – Member Offer

The Middle East Student & Graduate Network is an information resource set up with support from bodies and ministries of higher education in the Middle East, designed to help…

ABS hosts biggest ever Annual Conference: our review plus links to videos

ABS hosts biggest ever Annual Conference: our review plus links to videos Our annual conference welcomed 180 delegates over a two day period and offered attendees the opportunity…

Senior Management appointments and updates

Senior Management appointments and updates Professor Jane Harrington has been named as University of the of West England’s new Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Professor Harrington has…

Leadership Capacity in UK Business Schools

Introduction One of the frequently stated missions of business schools is to produce future leaders who make a difference in the world. Curiously, there are few studies of business…

Growth Voucher initiative launched nationwide by Small Business Charter business schools

The Small Business Charter has today launched the Government-backed Growth Voucher programme which will be delivered nationwide by a consortium of business schools to provide…

ABS update on new deans and senior management appointments for 2014

A number of new appointments have been made in business school leadership positions during the latter months of 2014. Professor Ruth Ashford has been appointed as the Executive…

The Association of Business Schools participates at party conferences

The Association of Business Schools, alongside the Small Business Charter, hosted a series of fringe events during party conference season which debated a series of proposals to…

The ABS Executive Development Committee is looking for new members

What are we looking for? As a Committee member you will be in a Senior Management role within your business school. Members should include those individuals in business schools who…

The ABS International Committee is looking for new members

What are we looking for? As a Committee member you will be in a Senior Management role within your business school. Members should include those individuals in business schools who…

A Manifesto for Growth

Business schools contribute £3.25billion to the UK economy. Their students represent 1 in 5 post graduates, and 1 in 7 under graduates, attending university. We know that business…

From STEM to STEMM

ABS Manifesto for Growth We want an incoming government to recognise business and management education and research in STEMM. Professor Angus Laing makes the case to widen…

Backing business schools to support local economic growth

ABS Manifesto for Growth We want an incoming government to include business schools in local growth policies and business support initiatives. Lord Young proposes how. Article…

New Chief Executive appointed to the Association of Business Schools

We're delighted to announce the appointment of Anne Kiem as our new Chief Executive. Anne joins the Association from her position as the Chief Executive of the Institute of…