How to make that Great First Impression

We all know how important the first impression is in any stage of your life. Whether it be at an interview, your first day at a new job, first day as an apprentice (or even meeting potential in laws!) – making a good first impression is vital. Gaining a place on an apprenticeship scheme is more

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BPP Professional Apprenticeship Casestudy: Dan Horner

      “BPP School For Young Professionals was such an amazing experience; the mock interviews were a great idea as it left me feeling prepared for my interviews ”! Dan Horner, 18 located in York, decided to attend one of BPP School for Young Professionals events last summer in order to receive the FREE more

Insurance apprenticeship with global firm Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

This is one opportunity anyone looking to forge a career in the financial services sector should not miss. Apply now Global insruance organisation Arthur J Gallagher & Co. are looking for a new member of their team. Not only will the successful applicant be employed within their 22 strong team in Coventry and given responsibility more

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In profile with… Dr Petia Paramova, Lecturer in Occupational Psychology at BPP School of Health

Name: Dr Petia Paramova Job title: Lecturer in Occupational Psychology Study Centre: Waterloo What is your education background? I completed secondary and further education at Fettes College, Edinburgh. Following this I did my BSc Psychology, my MSc in Occupational Psychology and my PhD at Goldsmiths College, University of London. What is your professional background? I more

Mobile & Guest Printing is Here!

It is now possible to submit print jobs via email and when using your own personal devices. more

Prime Minister urges schools career advice to outline apprenticeship routes.

In a recent speech David Cameron outlined how disappointed he was that careers advice was not giving students information on apprenticeships. He said apprentices frequently told him they found these very valid and credible routes into professional careers from their own online research or from a family friend. He said career advice must get better more

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The financial services sector – Can a leopard change its spots? By Jawad Malik

After the global recession of 2008, and the huge bailouts to the financial sector that followed, it was expected that the financial institutions would act responsibly and not let the confidence of the people regress into dismay. I guess some of them are not thrilled to take this less trodden path. HSBC Bank, the largest more

Judges in Movies

Judges can get a bit of a bad reputation, being portrayed as out of touch with reality (especially if you read certain newspapers). But how does Hollywood portray judges? We take a look at some of the most notable judges to ever grace the silver screen. more

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And the award for best movie lawyer goes to…..

In a world where lawyers are portrayed to be everything from bumbling fools to kick ass litigators, from justice crusaders to no better than the criminals themselves. Come with us on a journey to discover some of the best lawyers from the big screen more

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Duolingo: Languages made fun to learn – by MSc student Sameer Sen

In today’s changing cultural and social environment, it is very important to be a part of the change. Learning a new language is the initial stage of this change. The ability to speak or understand a language other than your mother tongue or native language surely boosts the confidence of an individual. Duolingo, one of more

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In profile with… Daniel Jones, Leadership Lecturer at BPP Business School

Name: Daniel Jones Job title: Lecturer Study Centre: London City What is your education background (i.e. where did you go to university etc.)? Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Royal School of Military Engineering MA Engineering, Cambridge University MBA The London Business School PGCPE (Student) – BPP University What is your professional background? Officer – Corps of more

Becoming a Lawyer- the A-Z of preparing for an interview

The aim of this post is to assist you in your preparation for that interview- whether it is for a training contract, your first job as a solicitor, for pupillage or for your first tenancy in chambers. The key to succeeding at an interview is no different to the way you are likely to have more

In profile with… Gaynor Cross, Marketing Lecturer at BPP Business School

Name:  Gaynor Cross Job title: Lecturer in Marketing Study Centre: FitzWilliam House and London Wall Building.   What is your education background? I have a BSc (Business Management) degree from York University, a MA (Innovation Management) from Anglia Ruskin and a host of professional qualifications including the CIM Diploma, the CIM eMarketing award, Institute of more

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The Underside of the Virgin King’s Paradise

When I teach classes on leadership, I often ask students who they consider great leaders. Some names come up a lot, and one of the most frequent is the British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. I also use the example of Sir Richard in a workshop I run on personal branding, more

Accountancy apprentices can add debt-free degree to their CVs

Young people are being offered a unique opportunity to study for their accountancy degree without spending a penny on university fees or repaying student loans. The BPP Professional Education Group, which includes BPP University, is offering young people from the ages of 18-23 the unique chance to become a fully-qualified accountant through an innovative new more

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5 ways to get more from your career.

 More and more often we are finding ourselves working longer and harder than ever before. Most of us do this because we take great pride in what we do and want to achieve all we can in the working day. We ask, are you walking away from work at the end of the day feeling more

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In profile with… Sokratis Dinos, Psychology Programme Leader at BPP School of Health

Name: Dr Sokratis Dinos Job title: Psychology Programme Leader Study Centre: Waterloo What is your education background? University of Surrey, UK; PhD and MSc City University London, UK; Msc University of the Aegean, Greece; BSc What is your professional background? Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society and have worked in the following places: Editorial more

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Can you Trademark Song Lyrics?

GDL student Paul Horner discusses the recent news that Taylor Swift has applied to trademark lyrics from her latest album in the US more

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An Evening with BPP University’s Law School

On the 22nd of January, BPP University’s Julian Davies (Director of GDL and LLB Programmes) hosted “An evening with BPP University’s Law School” in Hong Kong. more

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My pro bono experience so far

Chris Field, LLB Student and Student Director of the Manchester BPP Legal Advice Clinic, tells us why he got involved in Pro Bono and how legal cuts have made services such as the BPP Legal Advice Clinic even more essential. more