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Bradford continues to be among world's best accredited by EQUIS


The University of Bradford's School of Management has again achieved accreditation by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), reaffirming the school's capacity to offer the highest standard of business education.

The School of Management have held the EQUIS accreditation since 2000.

“EQUIS accreditation is one of the most important benchmarks available to business schools to ensure excellence in teaching, student experience, research and outreach,” says Jon Reast, Dean of the School of Management. “I am very pleased that our substantial effort to continually improve in all aspects of what we do has been well recognised.”

To achieve EQUIS accreditation, schools must demonstrate academic distinction, close connections with the corporate world, and commitment to innovation in teaching and program design. Schools are also evaluated on their ability to create learning environments that promote leadership and entrepreneurial skills, as well as a sense of global responsibility.

EQUIS is one of the world’s three leading quality accreditations for higher education in business. Bradford is extremely proud to hold all three – The Triple Crown – including the Association of MBA’s (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB, making it one of only 59 Business Schools in the world to have earned this crown.

“The EQUIS awarding body noted that the role of ethics, responsibility and sustainability was expressed in the values of the School and that sustainability and especially the Circular Economy are at the core of its research activities.”

EQUIS accreditation is run by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), a global non-profit promoting international business education. The awarding body consists of leaders from top universities and corporate executives.

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