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Sally-Ann Burnett, Director of Business Programmes, visits India to talk about BPP University Business School

I have just returned from two weeks in India on a whirlwind tour meeting potential students, agents, potential agents, institutions who we may want to work more closely with, meeting the British Council and UKVI and spending some time with the BPP Education and Busiess Partnership team based in Mumbai.  It was a busy, hot, more

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Fertility Fraud?

The tort of deceit has recently been used in an unusual context in the High Court more

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Becoming a barrister – Your questions answered

We answer the questions we didnt quite manage to get to during our live 'Becoming a Barrister' Google+ hangout more

Mind the Gap – how to disclose breaks in your employment history on your CV

Ah, the dreaded CV gap, the favourite bugbear of recruiters and HR professionals the world over. And we, the lowly candidates, worry too. But maybe we should be worrying a little less. If you’ve been in employment for several years you would only be expected to include the highlights of your experience so small gaps more

10 Minutes With.com – BPP Careers Service

Alexandra Cernanove, University Relations Manager at 10 Minutes With attended the Volunteering and Internship Fair at the London City campus this month. “10MinutesWith.com is a digital career platform that gives you access to job and internship opportunities globally and career insights from professionals in a range of industries. Internships, graduate programmes or MBA jobs from more

Inspiring Interns – BPP Careers Service

Representatives from Inspiring Interns attended the Volunteering and Internship Fair at the London City campus this month.   Katie Appleby, Marketing Executive at Inspiring Interns writes: “It’s easy to be one-track minded when it comes to thinking about your natural career progression from degree to entry-level job or internship, but hold up! You don’t have more

The Prostate Cancer Research Centre

Kerry Hulf, Events Manager at PCRC (The Prostate Cancer Research Centre) attended the Volunteering and Internship Fair at the London City campus this month.   The Prostate Cancer Research Centre (PCRC) carries out research into the causes of and treatment for the UK’s most frequently diagnosed male cancer. The Centre is based at the University more

BPP Careers Service: Volunteering and Internship Fair

FACT: 79% of members from the Association of Graduate Recruiters believe graduates who possess skills gained through volunteering progress through a company more quickly. (Source: CSV)   With this in mind, BPP Careers Service held its 2nd Volunteering and Internship Fair at the London City campus this month. Organisations attending included 10 Minutes With, Barnados, more

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Events and Vacancies on the Careers VLE

Welcome to the Careers VLE! Remember the Careers page on the VLE is a great resource and tool for helping you become Career Ready! Start planning your career; Identify strengths and areas of development and; Prepare for application and interviews.   The careers page has been updated to include: Interview and Assessment Feedback Additional resources more

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LLB Career Ready Days

  BPP LLB Career Ready Day for Leeds LLB Students at Eversheds LLP   Eversheds kindly hosted part one of our BPP Career Ready Days for LLB students studying at the Leeds BPP Campus. Fourteen of our current students attended the event which enabled them to sample the experience of being in the Eversheds Boardroom looking more

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Aeromobil 3.0: Flying into the Future – written by MSc student Sameer Sen

Lying on the couch, watching “Back to the Future” on a giant screen, hearing the Doc say: “We are in twenty fifteen, 21st October 2015” made me realise how dramatically the times have changed. From thinking about the future in 1985 to actually experiencing the future we were thinking about 30 years back. One of more

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Student View – Kelsey Tollady – GDL

GDL student Kelsey Tollady tells us about her transition into law, why she choose BPP Law School and the opportunities she has had whilst studying. more

Parents still view apprenticeships as less important for their offspring than attending university

In today’s’ world apprenticeships are slowly but surely being recognised as an ‘alternative’ route to university. Businesses across the board are introducing apprenticeship schemes for high caliber students in order to kick start their professional career. During National Apprenticeship week the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) – has shown that although parents are becoming more

In profile with… Kevin Sharman, Faculty Manager at BPP Business School

Name: Kevin Sharman Job title: Faculty Manager Study Centre: London City What is your education background? First degree was in Managerial Studies (specialising in public sector and finance) at Aston University. Master’s degree was in Criminology (Counter Fraud and Corruption Studies) from Portsmouth University. What is your professional background? Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in more

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BPP Professional Apprenticeships: Employer Guide Involving parents in the recruitment process

At BPP Professional Apprenticeships we are seeing an increasing trend with the companies we work with to involve parents within their recruitment process or induction stage.   Here’s why we think this is such a good move.   Parents are a key influencer in higher education choices We all know parents are very involved when it more

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Everyone’s a winner

Tony Martin, Supervising Solicitor from BPP Pro Bono Centre, donates books to Thalatha Wickramansinghe, Housing Solicitor, at North Kensington law Centre. In January, students and staff in the BPP Law School Pro Bono Centre competed in the LawWorks and the Bar Pro Bono Law School Fundraising Challenge. By baking delicious cakes we managed to come more

Thinking about an apprenticeship? These facts will help you get your parents on board.

If your A levels are ending soon there’s a lot to think about: revision, leaving school, what you’re going to do the very second that final exam finishes…it’s all important. You’ll also need to think about what to do next, and a recent survey suggests that for more than half of students, that means talking more

Dedicated apprentices and employers scoop top awards

Apprentices and employers recognised for their commitment in going that extra mile have been rewarded in this year’s BPP Professional Education Apprentice of the Year Awards. The 2015 deserved winners were selected by a panel of judges who felt the apprentices showed considerable impact with the companies they were working for whilst studying for their more

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“The Present Future” by BSc Business Management student, Max Kaiser

The Present Self-driving cars are not the future but the present. While currently they’re pretty unsensational and in most cases resemble something out of an Argos toy store they are showing rapid advancement. A good example of this is the relatively old, extremely tame, looking Google car compared to the brand new Mercedes’s F-Class that more

Apprenticeship Interview ‘Do’s & Don’ts’

Congratulations if you’ve reached the interview stage for an apprenticeship – this is an achievement in itself. To help you do your best, we’ve outline some ways to prepare and of course, those all-important do’s and don’ts. Good luck! Preparation before you interview It’s crucial you do you research and preparation before you go to more