Mrs Celine Bray

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  • Qualifications:BA (Hons), FCA, FHEA
  • Position:Programme leader for level 1 Accounting and Finance
  • Department:Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
  • Telephone:+4411732 87246
  • Email:Celine.Bray@uwe.ac.uk

About me

 

I am a senior lecturer and programme leader (level 1) in accounting and finance.  I am a UWE BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance alumna and joined UWE as a lecturer in 2014 and therefore been an educator in HEIs for 7 years and hold the Fellow of HEA qualification for 5 years. 

 

I am a qualified Chartered Accountant with ICAEW and had worked in professional practice for 6 years before joining UWE.  I have experience working with SMEs, individuals and partnerships in the fields of financial accounting, tax and insolvency. 

 

I am passionate about graduate employability and I am the lead academic for employability for our Accounting & Finance students. I work with Accounting Institutes and external employers closely and I embed employability activities directly into our curriculum. I aim to combine theory and practice, experiential learning and development of employment skills in my pedagogy. Examples of this are Mock Assessment Centre in collaboration with PwC, Ask the Expert, Enterprise event with NatWest and mock interview practice.

Due to my extensive collaboration with UWE's external stakeholders, I am also a CGMA Academic Champion and on the consultation HE panel for Pearson in assisting the development of new technical qualifications.

I am also a member of the Aurora Advance HE leadership programme.

 

During my time at UWE as an educator, I have been involved in teaching varies foundation and undergraduate modules:

Economics and Accounting for the real world (module leader) – Foundation level

Professional development for accounting and finance (module leader)

Accounting in context

Essential information skills

Understanding business and financial information

Governance and accountability

Management accounting for financial decision making


Area of expertise

Graduate employability

External engagement
Financial accounting
Governance & accountability

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