UEL’s School of Business and Law provides a vibrant, international learning environment based in the University’s new, superbly equipped University Square Stratford building in the Olympic host town of Stratford, east London. Some teaching also takes place in the University’s older Stratford campus and in the modern, spacious Docklands campus. The University is ideally situated for the study of business and law, with the global financial hub of Canary Wharf and the London legal district just minutes away.

The School of Business and Law’s Vision

To become known among higher education schools as a leader in global education with students and staff moving easily between our institution, partner institutions and overseas campuses with programmes that meet the needs of the 21st century students with staff who are recognized experts in their disciplines..

The School of Business and Law’s Mission

The School of Business and Law offers an inclusive, research-led education providing a transformational experience that enhances employment prospects for all students.

UEL business programmes are recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, (CIPD). UEL’s aim is to move towards external accreditation for all their programmes, thus giving students additional advantages in the job market.

With views to the Canary Wharf financial district, School of Business and Law’s centre was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 2007.

The School of Business and Law is proud to be working with some of the leading professional bodies in the business field. Where possible, it aims to build in professional body accreditation so that students have already started on the road to professional qualification by the time they graduate from their choice of programme. This means that when graduates join a business organisation they can more speedily take on a full professional role.

The School of Business and Law has attained membership:

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
    Recognised globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education.

School of Business and Law has Professional accreditations from:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • CPA Australia
  • The Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)



We attract hard-working students, who know that a great career requires qualifications that are highly practical as well as academic. We provide a challenging yet nurturing environment in the heart of the UK’s business capital. Our ambitions for our students are global. London is a melting pot of cultures, and by choosing to study at the University of East London, students are immersed in an environment that reflects today’s multicultural, challenging and changing world. We also have a very active alumni network which consist of Board members, CEOs and VPs of multinational companies. It is in this environment which our students thrive.


Dean of the School of Business and Law,
University of East London