At City, we are committed to local, national and international outreach projects that positively impact those with whom they engage.
The Schools and College Liaison team at City attend Higher Education Fairs and run talks, workshops and activities to support students, parents, and teachers and advisers across the UK with applications to university.
Their helpful blog: The Teachers Guide to University outlines for teachers how they can support their students' transition to university by arranging visits, highlighting career pathways and talking through the UCAS process.
The Principles for Responsible Management (PRME)
The Principles for Responsible Management is a United Nations-supported initiative founded in 2007 as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world, and to equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.
Bayes hosted Year 10 and 12 pupils from local schools; co-organised with PRME Engagement Team, University’s Widening Participation Team and Student Societies.
From October 2022, 3-year Partnership with The Brilliant Club will give more than 650 pupils a year the opportunity to experience life at a London university. The programme is also recruiting, training, and placing at three researchers to deliver the Scholars Programme to 36 pupils each academic year.
The School Engagement Mentoring Project
Established in 2015, The School Engagement Mentoring Project marks a fundamental commitment by Bayes to engage with communities in London, develop our students’ awareness of challenges in society and provide an education that is responsible, ethical and will enhance their employment prospects.
The project delivers mentoring by business school students in schools and at the university as an accredited module in their degree programme. The Mentoring and Coaching for Leadership module is an elective.
Centre for Charity Effectiveness
For over 30 years, the Centre for Charity Effectiveness (CCE) has provided support, guidance and academic accreditation to non-profit leaders, enabling them to drive significant social change.
CCE works with a diverse range of non-profit organisations including charities, professional bodies, social enterprises and their advisers, both in the UK and overseas, Bayes conducts Consulting activities to more than c.80 organisations each year - delivered at a significantly reduced fee point to allow greater accessibility to the non-profits sector.
City Sight provides state-of-the-art eye care for the general public and local businesses through new Optometry clinics including children's clinics, visual impairment, binocular vision and contact lenses.
The Roberta Williams Speech and Language Therapy Centre
City, University of London have been running Speech and Language Therapy clinics for over 30 years and were the first University in the UK with in-house Speech and Language Therapy clinical facilities.
With state of the art equipment, The Roberta Williams Speech and Language Therapy Centre offers cutting-edge intervention services for clients, including stammering courses, aphasia research and sign language assessment for deaf children and adults.
Women In Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Women in STEM scholarship scheme with global impact is an ongoing project in the School of Science and Technology funded by the British Council (BC).
The BC scholarship programme, in partnership with 26 UK universities, aims to benefit women from the Americas, South Asia, South East Asia, Egypt, Turkey and Ukraine.
Partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB UK)
Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB UK) led by the School of Science and Technology (SST), City has entered into a strategic university partnership with Engineers Without Borders UK, a charity organisation in the UK which is ‘putting global responsibility at the heart of engineering, ensuring a safe and just future for all’.
Over the next few years, the partnership aims to run project-based design challenges for its STEM students, co-create educational resources, strengthen research on socially responsible STEM technologies and solutions, and much more.
Better Space is an affordable coworking office aiming to support impact driven businesses, freelancers, social enterprises and charities through a range of education, training and events including a new social entrepreneurship accelerator programme launching in 2023.
The venue is a partnership between City, University of London and Islington Council. We are building an inclusive community of change makers, that not only wish to do better business, but also want to share knowledge and skills with local residents in and around Islington in order to inspire and develop more purposeful businesses and regenerate the local area.
Find out more about City's partnership with Islington Council
Participation at events
Staff participate at external events including:
- Beamery talk on the Bayes Name Change
- Global Women 4 Wellbeing event on Positive Disruption
- FT Women at the Top 2022
Staff participated in internal events including:
- White Leadership & Allyship event (for the Network for Racial Justice (NRJ) black future Month),
- Bayes Racial Equity and Inclusion Network social event.
Free legal advice and representation
The City Law School undertakes a wide range of practical activities relating to social responsibility. These include pro bono and law clinic activities, as well as international outreach work in countries such as Pakistan and South Africa.
Hear from Sally Gill and Ian Shaw about the City Community Legal Advice Centre. Combining real-world legal opportunities for students with the provision of pro bono services to the community.