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					   The University of the West of England,
                   Bristol

             Warwick Jones
Dean, Bristol Business School & Project
                Director

PASS – Educational Support Scheme,
       Bosnia and Herzegovina


       Sarajevo, February 2007
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                                   Where is Bristol?
     Capital of the south-west of England.

   Vibrant multi-cultural city, with a large
  student population.

   Prosperous city, with a rich cultural
  heritage and good employment
  prospects

    Major industries: aerospace, IT,
  finance, education

     Gentle climate!

  London    1½ hours away.


www.visitbristol.co.uk
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         Scenic Bristol

The harbourfront for relaxation,
         sightseeing, shopping




                                   A comfortable place for eating
                                   and drinking in the Llandoger
                                   Trow, one of Bristol’s traditional
                                   bars
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    The city with something for
             everyone

Bristol – the home of Concorde




                                  The St. Paul’s Carnival is one of
                                 Europe’s premier street carnivals

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                                                www.visitbristol.co.uk
                                      At the heart of Bristol – the
                                     Cathedral and College Green



The Clifton Bridge is
Bristol’s best-known
     landmark.




                        Bristol is the UK’s main
                        centre for hot-air
                        ballooning – the annual
                        festival takes place each
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                        summer                 www.visitbristol.co.uk
                           Employment in Bristol
   The most skilled workforce of any
   English city
   (Source: Leeds Metropolitan University)

IT, Aerospace, Creative and Hi-tech:
    Airbus UK, Rolls-Royce, Westland,
    Hewlett Packard, Orange, BAe Systems,
    Toshiba, Aardman Animation, BBC
    Wildlife…
Financial Services:
    Lloyds TSB, Bristol and West, NatWest,
    Axa Sun Life, Halifax, Clerical Medical,
Environmental Technologies:
    An international centre for environmental
    and sustainable technologies, with 40 000
    employees in small firms in the region
Public Services:
    NHS Transplant Unit, three major
    hospitals, centre for healthcare
    information systems; Bristol                Airbus UK, Hewlett Packard and
    Gloucestershire and Somerset County           Rolls Royce are all close to
    Councils
                                                        UWE’s campus

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     25 000 students in nine
             Faculties
           Applied Sciences
Bristol School of Art, Media and Design
       Bristol Business School
          Built Environment
     Computing, Engineering and
        Mathematical Sciences
                      Education
               Health and Social Care
               Humanities, Languages
                and Social Sciences
                         Law

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              • Excellent student learning
Bristol UWE - experience
 The Vision
                •Focus on employability

                •User led research and
                knowledge exchange

                •Extending educational
                opportunity internationally and
                to diverse student groups


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    The Financial Times University Ranking
       Based on Teaching Quality 2006


1 Cambridge
1 Loughborough
3 Oxford
4 Imperial
5 York
6 Kingston
7 Bristol UWE
7 Warwick
9 SOAS
10 Hull
11 Bristol


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               FACILITIES AT UWE
   Restaurants
   Supermarket
   Bank
   Bookshop
   STA travel shop
   Snack bars
   Health centre
   Religious centre
   Centre for Performing Arts


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                SPORT AT UWE
   Rugby
   Soccer
   Rowing
   Windsurfing
   Hockey
   Basketball
   Netball
   Squash
   Badminton
   Fitness Centre
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                            Profile
   Large, comprehensive and high quality provider in
    business, management, accounting and finance and
    economics for current and future leaders, managers and
    professionals

   3500 undergraduate and postgraduate students

   High reputation business school recognised through
    prestigious external accreditation and partnerships

   International outlook manifest in our       programmes,
    students, staff research and partnerships

   Enjoying lively and purposeful professional culture
    actively engaging with business and other organisations
    through research, consultancy and executive education


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Accreditations




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                              BBS Quality
                               Ratings
   “Excellent” rating for Undergraduate provision HEFCE
    (1994)
   23/24 points for QAA Postgraduate Subject Review (2000)
   Commendation for undergraduate provision in QAA
    Developmental Engagement (2004)
   Commendation for BBS international franchise approval
    process in UWE QAA Institutional Audit (2004)
   AMBA re-accreditation (2005) – 38 out of 118 UK Schools
    accredited
   CIPD re-accreditation (2006)
   CPD Centre of Excellence award (2003)
   Rating of 5 in Accounting and Finance and 3a in Business
    and Management in RAE (2001)
   Acceptance as eligible for EQUIS accreditation process
    (2005)

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                         Staff and Academic
                               Schools
175 academic staff and 41 administrative and support staff
  and 7 subject schools….

   School of Accounting and Finance
   School of Economics
   School of Human Resource Management
   School of Marketing
   School Strategy and International Business
   School of Operations and Information Management
   School of Organisation Studies




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                                                      Undergraduate
                                                        Degrees
              BA (Hons) Business Studies
              BA (Hons) Business Administration
              BA (Hons) International Business Studies
               BA (Hons) Business Studies with HRM
              BA (Hons) Enterprise
              BSc (Hons) Management
              BA (Hons) Tourism Management (joint with FBE)
              BA (Hons) International Business and Modern Languages
              BA (Hons) Management with Information Systems
              BA (Hons) Marketing
              BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
              BA (Hons) Economics
              BA (Hons) International Business Economics
              BA (Hons) Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)
plus Joint Honours programmes with Business, Marketing, Accounting and Economics


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                                 Postgraduate and
                                   Professional
                                   Programmes
   MBA and Euro MBA (AMBA accredited)
   MA Management
   MSc International Management
   MA Business Leadership
   MA Human Resource Management (CIPD accredited)
   MA International HRM
   MA Marketing
   MSc Financial Management
   MA Economics
   MA Economics (International Business Economics)
   MA Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)
   MSc Economics
   MSc Economics (Finance)
   Professional Accounting Training (ACCA and CIMA)18www.uwe.ac.uk
                                   First Class
                                    Learning
                                   Resources
   Dedicated Management Development teaching rooms
    rooms
   Advanced IT facilities – UWE on-line and Blackboard VLE

   Dedicated postgraduate resource centre

   One of the largest university libraries open 24 hours




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                             Research and
                             Consultancy
   Heavy investment in research by the Faculty
   RAE 2001: 33 staff in Business, Management and
    Economics rated 3A, 7 staff in Accounting & Finance rated
    5
   Expecting high quality of submission for RAE 2008
   Big rise in research active staff since 2001 (now 80% +
    participation)
   Main organisation is 7 research units, mapping subject
    school, each with a Research Unit Director
   Some genuinely ‘excellent’ clusters in Leadership and
    Change Management, Employment Studies, Marketing,
    Defence Economics


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              Recent BBS Executive Education
                         Clients
Client           Programme            Sector            Duration


IBM              Business Leader      IT                2 years

J Sainsbury      Creative Talents &   Food Retail       2 years
                 Solutions
Bombardier       Senior Management    Railway           3 months
Transportation                        Engineering
Airbus UK        Supply Chain         Aircraft          3 months
                 Management           Engineering
Skanska          Management           Construction      2 years

Bristol County   Human Resource       Public            2 years
Council          Management           Administration
NHS              Practice             Health Services   1 year
                 Management
Siemens          International        Electronics       1 year
                 Business Cultures
Gleesons         Management           Construction        21www.uwe.ac.uk
                                                        2 years
                     International
                     Development
   Currently 350 international students from 50
    countries
   Academic collaboration agreements with over 30
    European Universities and in Malaysia, China,
    India, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong
   Currently managing student progression and
    exchange, joint programmes and in-country
    undergraduate and postgraduate delivery, staff
    exchange, research




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         Bristol Law School
                                      BLS Teaching Quality

   HEFCE teaching quality rated as ‘excellent’
   Law Society LPC rated as ‘excellent’
   One of only eight BVC providers
   RAE rating of ‘4’
   PGDip in Law - graduate conversion
    - ‘One of the very best’
   ‘Top twenty’ Law School in P.I. League tables




             ONE OF THE UK’S TOP LAW SCHOOLS
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         Bristol Law School
                                              BLS Facilities


   First Class purpose built-teaching facilities
   Specialist I.T. facilities for Law

   24 hour I.T. access

   Internet access




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        Bristol Law School
                                         BLS Library Holdings

   First class Law library facilities
   SPTL Law holdings
   full range of texts
   comprehensive journal and reports holdings
   on-line retrieval facilities




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         Bristol Law School
                                          BLS Divisions and Units

   School of Law
   Bristol Institute of Legal Practice
   Centre for Legal Research
   Centre for Criminal Justice
   Environmental Law Unit
   European and International Law Unit
   Human Rights Unit
   Industrial Law Unit




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        Bristol Law School
                               Undergraduate Programmes

   LLB (Hons)
   LLB (Law with French)
   LLB (Law with German)
   LLB (Law with Spanish)
   LLB (Law with French, German, Spanish)
   LLB (Commercial Law)
   LLB (European and International Law)
   BA (Legal Studies)




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          Bristol Law School
                                  Postgraduate Programmes
   LLM Commercial Law
   LLM Criminal Justice
   LLM Employment Law
   LLM European Business Law
   LLM European Public Law
   LLM Industrial and Commercial Law
   LLM International Human Rights Law
   LLM International Economic Law
   LLM International Law
   LLM International Trade Law
   MA Legal Studies
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                 Studying at
                    UWE
 Modern university
 Applied courses closely linked to the
  world of employment
 High quality teaching and research
 High quality facilities
 Attractive campus
 Excellent student accommodation &
  support




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The University of the West of
      England, Bristol

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