IJCLE Conference Toronto – July 2016

The annual IJCLE conference is an opportunity to gather with academics from around the world all working with students in the delivery of legal advice and education projects such as those run by BPP’s Pro Bono Centre. Participants at the conference include Australians, Africans, Europeans, Americans and Asians – a truly international gathering. more

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The power of being ‘Assertive’ Learning how to be assertive can be beneficial if you need to deal with people more confidently and more effectively – without being either too passive or too aggressive.   So firstly, what does the term Assertiveness actually mean? It is a communication style and the ability to express your more

What to read from your CFA® exam results banding

It is one of the harsher things about the CFA® Program that there is only one type of pass but 10 shades of fail. However, with such high stakes exams it is vital to use the fail band information to guide your decisions as to what the next stage will be. To understand what the more

BPP University is the Preferred Global Partner for Online English Language Support for the ACCA qualification

BPP University develops cutting edge, new English language course to assist ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) students at each stage of the qualification. Students studying with ACCA now have access to a brand new course to support the English language skills needed for the ACCA F1 – P7 exams. ‘BPP University English language more

Brabners selects BPP University Law School to teach next generation of trainees

A leading North-West commercial law firm has announced it has selected BPP University Law School to offer professional education to its future trainees. Brabners, an ever-present law firm in the region for more than two centuries, will be sending its trainee solicitors to BPP University for their Legal Practice Course and also - once they have started in the office – to BPP Professional Education for their Professional Skills Course. more

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Law and order for footballer as legal studies ‘aid’ pressures of modern game

A professional footballer has admitted how studying for his legal career has helped him cope with the highs and lows of the beautiful game. Bradley Pritchard, who last season played for League Two side Leyton Orient, is currently in the first year of a part-time Legal Practice Course at BPP University Law School's Holborn site in London. more

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