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

BPP University law students offer free advice for residential property issues

Law students studying at BPP University are providing a new pro bono legal advice clinic on matters relating to residential property tribunals. Anyone who has issued, or is thinking about issuing, an application relating to a residential property dispute in the tribunal will be eligible to attend a 20-minute free advice session with us. Our more

Thanks to my apprenticeship I am now a Assistant Manager at The Royal Bank of Scotland

What were you looking for after you left school/college? Did you always want to go straight into work or get qualified, or were you not sure? I had no idea what I wanted to do when I decided to leave school. All of my friends were applying for University but I knew that was not more

DWF partners with BPP University Law School for new apprenticeship scheme

Legal business DWF has partnered with BPP University Law School to create 18 new legal apprenticeship positions, from September 2016. The roles will be available across DWF’s network of English offices, with students working towards a level three trailblazer paralegal apprenticeship. Students undertaking the paralegal apprenticeship will also work towards BPP University’s Certificate of Higher more

Enterprise Act becomes law giving further support to apprenticeships numbers

The Enterprise Bill has received a Royal Assent (4 May 2016) and becomes the Enterprise Act. Within it are a number of initiatives to protect and strengthen the apprenticeship brand and ensure they meet the need the needs of UK businesses in a  bid towards the government’s target of 3m apprenticeships by 2020. These include; more

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Stressed with exams? Here’s some top student advice

BPP University student blogger, Tola Hassan, discusses the stresses of exams and how to keep those nerves at bay. As we all know, the first week of May can come with a lot of anxiety, nerves and stress. It is human nature to stress about the things you cannot control – EXAMS! It is also more

Apprenticeship Levy Update – April 2016

The Apprenticeship Levy – 12 months and counting…   In April 16, the Government announced further details on the operating model of The Apprenticeship Levy, and published a time-line of when further information will be provided later this year. The 5000 word document can be found here, what follows is a summary of the most more

What does Amazon’s expansion into groceries mean for business and consumers?

BPP University Business School tutor, Daniel Jones discusses the online retail giant, Amazon, and their expansion into the online grocery delivery market, as well as the impact it may have for industry and consumers. Amazon are getting serious about Online Grocery delivery, with Amazon Fresh in the US currently serving Seattle, Washington, Los Angeles and more

Panama Papers: An Update

Vicky Gregory, LLB Module Leader (Legal Ethics), recently discussed the Panama Papers and the ethical questions it raises in terms of the role of lawyers. Since then the story has continued to evolve. In her update she discusses the response to the scandal by the legal community. more

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Tola Hassan, BPP University Law Student, discusses diversity in the law profession

In light of the Oscars scandal in February, it makes you think; if such a public profession as acting can face a lack of diversity in the twenty-first century, then what other types of professions are dealing with the same issue. There was not a single African-American nomination this year and the Oscars received an more

Panama Papers: Ethical Implications for Lawyers

Vicky Gregory, LLB Module Leader (Legal Ethics), discusses the Panama Papers and the ethical questions it raises in terms of the role of lawyers. more

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Top tips on negotiation

“Negotiation is about getting the best possible deal in the best possible way”   The Negotiation Soft Skills Session took place last month and we have had some fantastic feedback. If you missed the session, then you can find an overview of all the handy tips in this blog.   What is negotiation? Negotiation can more

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Solicitors’ Regulation Authority update from our Dean…

Our Dean and Chief Executive of BPP University Law School gives his update on the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (‘SRA’) to introduce a Solicitors Qualification Exam (’SQE’) as many students are concerned about the effect of these proposals on their own journey towards qualification. more

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Alumni Profile – Gemma Harris, Associate in the Healthcare team at BLM

This year BPP University Law School in Manchester celebrates 10 years of opening. To mark this anniversary we caught up with some of our first cohort to see what they have gone on to do since they graduated. This month we profile LPC graduate Gemma Harris. What is your current role and can you describe more

‘Spring forward’ and explore London with our BPP University recommendations…

Being in a new country can be quite a daunting prospect. We educate students from over half the countries in the world and over half of our 11,000 students are international. Ensuring that our students feel supported and welcome is a key aim for us to ensure that each and every one has an outstanding more

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BPP University School of Health launches new psychology programmes for postgraduates

Two new postgraduate psychology programmes have been launched by BPP University School of Health using innovative delivery mechanisms to engage students and promote profession-centred learning. The University’s Department of Psychology have created programmes in MSc Health Psychology which offers postgraduate education with specialist knowledge and skills; and the MSc Psychology (Conversion) particularly suited to mature more