University of West London

The University of West London is ranked the Number 1 modern university in London (The Guardian University Guide 2013) and has also received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize which was presented by the Queen for our outstanding work and achievements in hospitality. The University of West London has one of the best employment rates in the country with 95% of students in work within six months of graduating.

In 2012/13 the University of West London has been ranked by the Guardian as the Number 1 modern university in London for:

  • Business and Management Studies
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Nursing

The University of West London is ranked the Number 2 modern university in London for Music, and Computer Science and IT.  The University of West London is also a leading modern university in art, design and media, and popular courses include digital animation, fashion and textiles, film, graphic design, media and photography.

www.uwl.ac.uk
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London Higher Europe Contact:

Professor Dimitrios Rigas, University-wide Professor supporting the PVC (Research & Enterprise) at an Associate Level
dimitrios.rigas@uwl.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 82312105

Professor Alexandros Paraskevas

COMBAT Trafficking in Human Beings in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry

"COMBAT Trafficking in Human Beings in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry" funded by the EC Directorate of Home Affairs under the Internal Security Fund’s targeted call for Trafficking of Human Beings. HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/THB/4000005873. COMBAT seeks to involve all the relevant hospitality and tourism stakeholders in the design of a preventive and remedial training toolkit that will offer unique, practical, step-by-step guidance for tourism businesses to combat THB. The project combines victim, law-enforcement and business perspectives into in setting up company-wide policies, procedures and communication structures that will identify, deter and prevent trafficking and encourage wider partnerships in combating it. The project aims: To combat THB not by merely raising awareness among members of staff but by providing effective support structures that actively engage all levels of the organisation in the prevention of THB, protection of both victims and the organisation and remediation of the issue at a more macro-level. To develop and implement policies and...