Black History Month 2021 | “One promise I made to myself was that I would be the representation that I didn’t have when I started.”

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To celebrate Black History Month, (this year’s theme being, ‘Proud To Be’) we spoke to University of Bristol alumna, Vona Aghoghovbia-Ezichi, (BSc Accounting and Management, 2005) Global Director of Accounting at JLL to discuss her role-models, the importance of representation,

Why mentoring is important to Accounting and Finance students

Mentoring is embedded within the curriculum with our Accounting and Finance in Context unit. In this blog, BSc Accounting and Finance student, Tomas Briggs tells us more about what he has learnt from this unit, which has been co-developed by

What’s it like to do a placement year in Accounting and Finance?

Jack is a BSc Accounting and Finance with Professional Placement student. In this blog, he tells us a bit more about his placement at Hargreaves Lansdown, what he learnt and the skills he developed, along with top tips for students

New research by accounting professor suggests hydraulic fracturing can affect surface water quality

Professor Giovanna Michelon is a Professor in Accounting at the University of Bristol. Her research interests are in the field of sustainability accounting and reporting. Recently, Giovanna and her co-authors have become interested in the effects of disclosure regulation outside

Malaysian alumna, now Chief Financial Officer of Affin Bank recalls memories of Bristol and shares her career journey

We caught up with Malaysian alumna, Joanne Rodrigues who graduated in BSc Economics and Accounting in 1996. Joanne recalls her time at Bristol, outlines her career path and shares her views on the future of the finance industry, and how

Biodiversity accounting: an important and limitedly discussed topic

Michael John Jones, Emeritus Professor in the School of Accounting and Finance explores the importance of biodiversity and what organisations can do to better account for it.


Biodiversity is an extremely important international issue. There has recently been much more …