In Profile with Justin Thomas, Head of BPP University’s BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme

Justin Thomas, Head of our BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme answers questions on his time at BPP University:   What is your education background (where did you go to university and what did you study?) I pursued a degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University). After more

BPP University launches International Hospitality course

BPP University is delighted to announce the launch of its BSc (Hons) International Hospitality Management [Top-up] programme. Students with existing qualifications – such as a HND in Hospitality or Business – can gain a full, UK Honours degree from BPP University in as little as one year. The programme has been designed to provide students more

BPP UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES DEGREE APPRENTICESHIP FOR FUTURE TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS

    Budding technologists are to be given the chance to kick start their careers earlier while working to achieve an undergraduate degree, with a new degree apprenticeship delivered by BPP University.   The Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship aligns to the new apprenticeship standards which have been designed by an employer-led group known more

Inside the Mind of a Winner

                BPP University CMI Ambassador, Rhonette Murray, tells us what she learned at our recent event “Inside the Mind of a Winner” held at our London City campus last week. “On Thursday, June 9, 2016, students of BPP University were given the opportunity to understand what goes on “Inside the more

BPP University celebrates Father’s Day

  Father’s Day is fast approaching and we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate dads around the world! At BPP University, several of our students are fathers or fathers-to-be. And to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19, we have asked students from BPP University School of Foundation and English Language Studies (SoFELs) to tell us more

Dr. Sally-Ann Burnett on the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

As a Board Member of the Chartered Management Institute, Dr. Sally-Ann Burnett tells us more about the CMI and her own role, as well as how BPP University works with the institute for the benefit of their students. What is the CMI? The Chartered Management Institute (“CMI”) is the leading professional body for managers in more

Paul Osario, Colombia, MSc Management with ACS Module at London City

BPP University Alumni, Paul Osario, tells us about his success since studying at BPP University. “The most valuable thing I learned at BPP University, was to understand how important transferable skills are. All my work experience in the UK had been within the cleaning industry and I never thought cleaning toilets or offices contributed to more

In profile with Dr. Sally-Ann Burnett, Deputy Dean in the Business School

Dr. Sally-Ann Burnett, answers questions on her time at BPP University.   How long have you been at BPP University? I joined BPP in 2011 as Director for Scholarship in the Learning and Teaching Team.  I was promoted to Deputy Dean for Learning and Teaching and then joined the Business School as Director of Programmes at more

Make the most of your Careers Fair

If you are about to, or have recently, graduated, career fairs are the perfect opportunity for you to discuss your next steps and get advice on your options. You can get guidance on career paths from different companies, as well as information about further study from tutors and professionals. Preparation is key to ensure you more

BPP University graduates share their success stories

May is often a crucial time for many students. It’s a time when they are taking exams, preparing for their future careers or starting a new term. On May 26, many BPP University students will graduate at the London Guildhall and will look back on their time with us. And with several success stories descending upon the more

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BPP University School of Health to sell Royal College of General Practitioners titles

BPP University School of Health is delighted to announce it will sell books produced by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in the British Isles and Europe. The expanding and respected range of books produced by the RCGP is aimed mainly at the primary care sector and complements the existing titles published by BPP more

Perry powers home to secure silver in oarsome rowing display

A BPP University law student has achieved ‘oarsome’ success after clinching silver at a prestigious rowing event – and is fully focused on diving in for more medals at the European University Games. Suzi Perry, 23, powered home for BPP University in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships women’s lightweight category (less than more

Supreme Court Judgment: PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd

BPP University Law School LLB lecturer, Vicky Gregory, discusses the long awaited judgment in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd: This morning, the long awaited judgment in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd[1] was handed down. The Court held, by a majority of 4:1, that the injunction preventing the more

Top tips on ‘How to work effectively’

Did you miss our Soft Skills Session last month? We ran a fantastic session on ‘How to work effectively’. The session covered tips such as effective memory techniques, note taking and organisation as well as how to look poised and confident even under pressure.   “Being organised is being in control” Many of us could more

BPP University law students offer free advice for residential property issues

Law students studying at BPP University are providing a new pro bono legal advice clinic on matters relating to residential property tribunals. Anyone who has issued, or is thinking about issuing, an application relating to a residential property dispute in the tribunal will be eligible to attend a 20-minute free advice session with us. Our more

Thanks to my apprenticeship I am now a Assistant Manager at The Royal Bank of Scotland

What were you looking for after you left school/college? Did you always want to go straight into work or get qualified, or were you not sure? I had no idea what I wanted to do when I decided to leave school. All of my friends were applying for University but I knew that was not more

DWF partners with BPP University Law School for new apprenticeship scheme

Legal business DWF has partnered with BPP University Law School to create 18 new legal apprenticeship positions, from September 2016. The roles will be available across DWF’s network of English offices, with students working towards a level three trailblazer paralegal apprenticeship. Students undertaking the paralegal apprenticeship will also work towards BPP University’s Certificate of Higher more

Enterprise Act becomes law giving further support to apprenticeships numbers

The Enterprise Bill has received a Royal Assent (4 May 2016) and becomes the Enterprise Act. Within it are a number of initiatives to protect and strengthen the apprenticeship brand and ensure they meet the need the needs of UK businesses in a  bid towards the government’s target of 3m apprenticeships by 2020. These include; more

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Stressed with exams? Here’s some top student advice

BPP University student blogger, Tola Hassan, discusses the stresses of exams and how to keep those nerves at bay. As we all know, the first week of May can come with a lot of anxiety, nerves and stress. It is human nature to stress about the things you cannot control – EXAMS! It is also more

Apprenticeship Levy Update – April 2016

The Apprenticeship Levy – 12 months and counting…   In April 16, the Government announced further details on the operating model of The Apprenticeship Levy, and published a time-line of when further information will be provided later this year. The 5000 word document can be found here, what follows is a summary of the most more