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BLS features in Bristol Post oldest thriving companies in Bristol

Excerpt from the article: How Bristol’s oldest companies are still thriving after more than 100 years in business They include the city’s last-surviving chocolate maker a wine merchant and a tannery. Why do some companies struggle to survive beyond a year while others flourish for hundreds? Although more than 90 per cent of small companies in Britain will survive one … more


No 12, The Meeting Rooms – Conference, Meeting and Mediation Rooms for Hire

Bristol Law Society’s suite of conference and meeting rooms including a suite of mediation rooms are conveniently located in the centre between the Waterfront Area and the Old City in a modern building situated on the corner of Colston Avenue and St Stephen’s Avenue. There are a number of large public car parks within a 5 minute walk from the … more


UWE Bristol Law School – P/T Associate Lecturers from Private Practice for Private Client Module


About us: UWE, Bristol Law School is a leading UK provider of legal education. Our brand new £55 million Business and Law School has been purpose built to provide the best possible environment in which to learn. Bristol Law School offers state of the art facilities, including two mock courtrooms, modern Harvard lecture theatres and teaching spaces, a Legal Resource Room, and a dedicated Business Advice Clinic, where our law students undertake a range of Pro Bono work, supervised by Solicitors.

About you: Due to the growth in our programmes we are currently looking for Associate Lecturers who can deliver excellent teaching, and assist with marking. We would welcome applications from those in legal practice (solicitors and barristers) who can contribute to the teaching, and marking of the Private Client modules on our Legal Practice Course (LPC).

You need to be available to teach on a 2.5 hour teaching session on weekly basis from 16 March – 15 May 2020 and on a Friday and/or Saturday on 20/21 March, 3/4 April and 1/2 May 2020. UWE offer a competitive rate of pay of £80 per hour. Responsibilities are also to include marking and the writing of assessments.

Depending upon experience and qualifications, successful candidates will be teaching across our academic and professional programmes alongside our team of 60 lecturers and researchers.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university, together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 30,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,600 staff. UWE Bristol is one of the largest providers of Higher Education in the South West. We are globally connected and regionally embedded, with strong employer and partner connections. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries, making this a diverse and interesting place to study. We achieved 89% overall student satisfaction in the most recent National Student Satisfaction survey, this excellent result puts us as the top university in the South West and in 7th place nationally. We have also achieved TEF Gold status and the Guardian has placed us in the top 30 Universities in the UK.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity and is a big pull for students and employers alike. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

Frenchay Campus: This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m having been spent recently on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

Job Share: This post is not available on a job share basis.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:
 a generous pro-rata holiday and bank holiday/closure day allowance
 flexible working
 excellent defined benefit pension schemes
 access to employee assistance programme
 savings on purchases via Wider Wallet scheme
 option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
 family friendly policies
 onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

Further information

Closing Date: 12th February 2020

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Suzaan Rowley (Acting Associate Head of Department) on 0117 3283726 or email: suzaan.rowley@uwe.ac.uk.

Please note that early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint appropriate candidates.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.