Ten Top Tips For Keeping Excellent Time Management.

As an apprentice, student, colleague or even parent Time Management is important in any individual’s life. Being able to manage your time well and effectively is a difficult task but once successful, it is an excellent skill which will ensure you are organised and set up for what the hectic daily working life throws your more

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The Royal Bank of Scotland launches search for 380 apprentices to help build their bank of the future!

RBS has launched their search for their next intake of apprentices across the business in a range of different areas, including: Personal & Business Banking, Commercial & Private Banking, Human Resources and Services divisions. Rest assured, they have big ambitions for their new recruits.  Looking for 16 -18 year olds to bring fresh ideas and more

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‘The Human Touch: Inspiration is Everywhere’ – written by MSc student Sameer Sen

“There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.” Ronald Reagan simply explains how necessary human intervention is to develop something unique and make it acceptable for the world. It’s we humans who will be the end users of those more

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Lord Chris Holmes “honoured” to be installed as Deputy Chancellor of BPP University

Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE has been installed as Deputy Chancellor of BPP University. Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer is a former law student of the university and received the honour last week during the university’s graduation ceremony at the London Guildhall. Speaking on the power of higher education, nine-time Paralympic gold medallist Lord Holmes more

An apprenticeship really isn’t easy, but it’s one of the best the decisions I’ve made!”

Sarah Wright, Level 2 Financial Services Apprentice at IFDS Level 2 BPP Apprentice of the Year 2015 – Runner Up Tell us a little bit about your apprenticeship I have been working with IFDS since April 2014, on a level 2 financial services apprenticeship. IFDS are responsible for Investor and policyholder administration where technology services more

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Learning to Become a Better Business Person: Part 3 – Jill Shepherd

CSR – Making recent research and wise practice matter to managers When studying strategy, we seek to explain differences in performance of companies in the same sector. If strategic management does not matter, then why do companies in the same sector have different performances? Well the answer is, it does matter. The supermarket sector has more

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Career-driven footballer Bethany aspires to net law degree after completing her Pathway to Higher Education Certificate in Legal Studies

Training to be a lawyer takes commitment, hard-work, skill and a drive to excel. The same could be said for an athlete striving to be at the top of their game – something Bethany England knows all about. The women’s footballer, who has represented England at under-19s and under-23s level, has taken on an intensive three-year more

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Juliette Wagner, Deputy Dean of Learning and Teaching, joins elite group following Principal Fellowship recognition.

She’s received elite recognition at the university where she works, yet Juliette Wagner remains humble about her recent success. For the 42-year-old mum-of-three and BPP University’s deputy dean of Learning and Teaching has become a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). She’s joined an elite group to earn the title – with just 314 HEA more

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BPP Opportunity Fair

On Wednesday the 13th of May BPP’s Careers Service held their annual Opportunity Fair in London Holborn more

BPP University Business School offers specialist marketing accreditation

BPP University’s Business School has become the first education provider in the UK to gain official accreditation for its MSc International Marketing degree course from the International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®). more

DISPATCHES: Brand Value boosts profit margins

Dispatches recently featured the Sports Direct story of profit and success. Whilst arguably some areas might need further clarification what is truly fascinating about the Sports Direct story is the extent to which the business is built on the premise of Brand Value. more

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Jacob Lloyd – Apprenticeship Champion of the year

“Having the opportunity to promote apprenticeships around schools felt very rewarding – helping students realise they could be an apprentice felt even better.” My apprenticeship with RBS started in October 2013 working in the Shipping team aiming to complete a Chartered Banker Professional Banker certificate and a qualification in Providing Financial Services. 17 months down more

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5 Career Boosting Hobbies

If you are currently looking for a new job, career progression or a move up the corporate ladder, we have some tips on career boosting hobbies that could help you stand out at that important job interview.   Creative writing Having an interest in creative writing can highlight a strength you may have as an editor more

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In profile with… Christina Cunliffe, Dean of BPP University School of Health and Principal of McTimoney College of Chiropractic

Name: Professor Christina Cunliffe Job title: Dean of BPP University School of Health.  Also Principal of McTimoney College of Chiropractic Study Centre: Abingdon (Oxfordshire) What is your education background (i.e. where did you go to university etc.)? BSc (Hons) and PhD from Manchester University Chartered Biologist Diploma in Chiropractic from the McTimoney College of Chiropractic more

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We take a look at the potential legal issues brought up in the movie Frozen more

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Spring Term News from BPP University Business School – written by Student Manager, Alice Lee.

The January – May term at BPP University Business School has been a fantastic period in terms of extra-curricular activities and reinforcing our excellent programmes within the UK and abroad. We have devised several events with visitors from other institutes, our directors and heads of programmes have been travelling around and additionally, we have some more

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Manchester BPP University Social Committee Spring ball

We take a look at the Manchester BPP University Social Committee Spring ball more

John Mantikas, Head of Postgraduate Programmes, introduces the new International MBA

BPP University’s new International MBA is a pioneering programme seeking to educate students in the essential areas of business which will help develop their careers, by providing as wide a range of 21st-century workplace skills as possible.  The programme builds on competencies and character qualities in addition to the development of particular skills. The programme more

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Dynamic duo take a step closer to Kingsland Cup glory

BPP University Law School pairing Racheal Muldoon and Ng Lee Yin are just one step away from a grand final place in the prestigious FTB Kingsland Cup and Prize Moot. more

Awards

AAT student wins Distance Learner of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Mr Ashraf Ali has won AAT’s 2015 Distance Learner of the Year!   Mr Ali is 85 years of age and an inspiration to students with a ‘never give up’ attitude to his studies. He previously worked in a bookkeeping role but has never had a qualification to show for it – more