Denton's team up with BPP University Law School for Solicitor Apprenticeships

Dentons team up with BPP University Law School for Solicitor Apprenticeships

BPP University Law School are delighted to have teamed up with Global law firm Dentons as they become the latest firm to offer Solicitor Apprenticeships. Dentons, which has more than 6,500 lawyers across 50 different countries, has confirmed that it will take up to four school-leavers from September 2017 in a new programme named “Your more

Pro Bono Centre – The Dublin Convention and asylum

Amy Oliver and Libby Anderson are BPP University alumni students from the academic year 20015-2016. In completing their BPTC, they researched the implications of the Dublin Convention on asylum applications. Their work was supervised by BPP Pro Bono Centre’s Supervising Solicitor, Shaila Pal and appears in full below. History and Aims The aim of the Dublin system more

Pro Bono Centre – Managing risks….The Streetlaw Project

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono at BPP Law School. Rachael Kirkup is Streetlaw Supervising Solicitor. This article expands on their presentation delivered at the UK’s inaugural Streetlaw Best Practice annual conference held at Birmingham University on 7th to 8th September 2016. With up to eight Streetlaw presentations per week running across eight more

Pro Bono Centre – Return to Calais

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono, BPP Pro Bono Centre. In June 2016, she visited the Calais “Jungle” with the pro bono team, volunteering with Care4Calais. An account of that visit is available here. In October, Victoria returned to the camp to volunteer once again.   Return to Calais It was an easy more

Top Tips on Confidence Building

Building your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is defined as a feeling of trust in your own abilities, qualities and judgement. The basics for developing self-confidence are: Self-efficacy: this can be developed by believing in your own ability to succeed and to achieve goals that matter to you. Self-esteem: this can be developed by having respect for yourself and your abilities. more

LLB Lecturer, Vicky Gregory discusses Samantha Jefferies case

BPP University Law School Legal Ethics Module Leader and LLB Lecturer, Vicky Gregory, discusses a recent High Court decision allowing a widow a ‘last chance’ to have her husband’s child. On 28 September 2016, Samantha Jefferies, the widow of Clive Jefferies, won the right to continue using frozen embryos which had been created during the more

Burges Salmon teams up with BPP University Law School for new Legal Apprenticeships

Burges Salmon teams up with BPP University Law School for new Legal Apprenticeships

Five new Bristol apprentices have started their careers in law this week, after Burges Salmon teamed up with BPP University Law School to launch its new paralegal apprenticeship programme. Burges Salmon joins a number of other leading law firms in adopting the new government-backed paralegal apprenticeship. The new recruits will undertake a two year programme more


Alumnus Profile, Christopher Birch, Solicitor at Stowe Family Law LLP

This month we profile Alumnus Christopher Birch, Solicitor at Stowe Family Law LLP, who discusses what he has gone on to do since graduating. Year of graduation: 2009 Course name: Bar Vocational Course (BVC) now Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Which BPP University centre did you study at? Leeds Job Title: Solicitor Company Name: Stowe Family more


Making time for Micro mindfulness

With the new academic year starting to get into full swing, Angela Jouanneau BPP University LLB and GDL lecturer in her second blog discusses the importance of identifying the potential pockets of time to practice being mindful. Whilst you still have a spring in your step now, once launched and running at “full speed ahead” with more

Kennedys partners with BPP Law School

Kennedys partners with BPP Law School

International law firm Kennedys has selected BPP University Law School as its provider for six new solicitor and 16 new paralegal apprenticeships. Apprentices will work in one of Kennedys’ national network of offices including London, Chelmsford, Cambridge, Sheffield, Manchester, Taunton and Birmingham. Those starting the new Solicitor Apprenticeship will have the opportunity to qualify as more


Alumna Profile, Lucy Phipps, Solicitor (PARTNER) at Stowe Family Law

This month we profile GDL & LPC Alumna Lucy Phipps, who studied at our Leeds campus, she tell us what she has gone on to do since graduating... more


Advantages of working for a Start-up or SME

When first approaching the UK job market as a student or graduate, it can be tempting to focus your efforts on the large multi-national corporations and big companies that you’ve already heard of. Graduate jobs are usually associated with graduate schemes and placements years in these large corporations. These schemes are incredibly competitive and companies more


ACCA global success delights BPP University graduate Sakinah

A BPP University graduate has spoken of how “brilliant and surreal” it feels after securing overall second place in Malaysia in ACCA’s June exams – and 24th in the world. Sakinah Badrol passed all five of her Professional papers at the first attempt and was delighted to be further recognised following her remarkable achievements.   more

BPP University teams up with global giant to give law interns invaluable experience

BPP University is set to offer once-in-a-lifetime internships to Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) students at a global corporate training company. more

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In Profile with Irena Teneva

  Irena Teneva, BPP University Business School tutor and Head of Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance [ACCA route], answers questions on her time at BPP University.   How long have you been at BPP University? I have only just started working at BPP University, however I used to work at BPP Professional education in more

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BPP University Law School is set to launch two new legal apprenticeships from September 2016, partnering with some of the country’s leading law firms to offer the pioneering schemes. The new Solicitor Apprenticeship presents students with the opportunity for the first time to qualify as a solicitor through an apprenticeship route. All apprentices who successfully more

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Amazing Alex clinches Ghana’s ‘Best Student’ award!

  A BPP University Business School student has spoken of his pride after being crowned the Best Performing Student in Ghana following impressive ACCA exam results. Accountant-to-be Alexander Minkah, who is studying ACCA at BPP University’s Manchester site, achieved over 70 per cent in three ACCA papers (F9, P2, P3) and 84 per cent in F7 more

Getting the most of working relationships

How to Succeed At Networking

Networking is simply interacting with others which allows you to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts. By doing this, you can build trust and confidence with others and connect people within your own network, whilst also developing and progressing your career. Successful networking doesn’t happen instantly. It takes time and hard work to more

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New MSc International Marketing programme

BPP University Business School’s Dr. John Mantikas (Head of Postgraduate Programmes) and Felicia Tick (MSc International Marketing tutor) talk about the recent revalidation of the MSc International Marketing programme.   I understand that you have been the driving force behind this new programme and you are very passionate about marketing. What is your background? John Mantikas : more

Our guide to getting released through Clearing

Getting released through Clearing- Top tips

Got your A-level results? Changed your mind about your course or university choice? Don’t panic, we’ve got the tools to help you change your course and your future. Here is our guidance on getting released through clearing. Use Clearing to your advantage and gain more than just a degree, join a profession.   more