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“My accounting apprenticeship got me a promotion and an award!”

An apprenticeship has many benefits, including qualifications, professional training and the chance to earn and learn at the same time. But for Lauren Butler, 21, not only did her BPP apprenticeship help her secure a promotion, it also led to receiving a prestigious award. Her journey began when she left college at 17 to begin more

Further Training after your BSc (Hons) Professional Accounting degree.

Many qualified accountants quickly look for opportunities for new academic challenges as soon as they have completed their BSc (Hons) Professional Accounting degree at BPP University. Qualified accountants are able to undertake a huge variety of roles both within and outside of the typical practice or industry roles, without undertaking further study. However, some specialised more

CFA Summer 2014 exam results & BPP courses for 2014 and 2015

CFA results for the June exam will be emailed to LI & LII delegates on 29th July around 2pm, LIII will be sent out on 13th August around 2pm. We will be providing support and information to students on the day. BPP students will be contacted via email, however we will provide support to all more

Our Financial Services Apprentices

You may be aware of an increased amount of activity in the Apprenticeship market. At BPP, we have been involved from a very early stage in offering Apprenticeship training, mentoring and work based assessment to a number of firms within financial services, banking and insurance. The CISI IOC qualification is an example of a perfect more

This Autumn: Exciting Guest Speakers to Visit the Business School

The Business School is currently making plans for the arrival of a number of guest speakers, who will individually come and give speeches for Business School students in Manchester. The guest speakers include successful employers such as the NHS, Immigration Lawyer, Boots and the Co-operative Bank, who will offer the opportunity for students to ask more

BPP’s Study Centre in Shepherd’s Bush is Host to Hugely Successful Bollywood Night.

The BPP London Shepherd’s Bush study centre is home to our School of Foundation and English Language programmes in London. The centre is located in the Shepherd’s Bush area of West London, just a five minute walk from the Westfield shopping centre. With fully redeveloped transport links, it is easily accessible via the Hammersmith & more

In profile with Keat Khoo- Head of Postgraduate Programmes- Business School

It has been said that learning is a lifelong journey. For Keat, this journey has taken him around the world. While the pursuit of education often takes many Malaysians abroad, not many can claim to have experienced education in five countries – Malaysia, India, Thailand, the United States and the United Kingdom. Professionally, Keat has more

5 things to consider when writing your training contract application

Training contract application deadlines are approaching fast. If you are looking to apply this year we've put together 5 things that you'll need to consider when writing your application. more


In the second half of 2014, we are also continuing to deliver our innovative and successful Online Classroom Live (OCR Live) training sessions across IOC UK Financial Regulation, as well as our IOC Introduction to Securities and Investment (ISI) and the technical IOC units. These online live training sessions provide all delegates with the ability more

What to expect when entering Chiropractic practice.

Having graduated with an Integrated Undergraduate Masters in Chiropractic from BPP University, you will have some big decisions to make before you can even start in practice. Do you want to work for someone else in an established practice or work by yourself, by either starting or buying your own practice? The advantages of working more


The Student View – Aleksander Wulff – LPC

LPC graduate Aleksander Wulff shares his experience of BPP Law School London and how involvement in extra-curricular activities has benefited his legal career. “Studying at BPP has been a rewarding, successful and an extremely enjoyable experience. Leading up to the start of my LPC was a nervous time but the support shown from the staff in more


The PCIAM Diploma Winter 2014 exam will be based upon the 2014/15 tax fiscal year. We will again be holding our free PCIAM mock day on the 12th November (towards the December 2014 exam) this is open to all BPP classroom and revision course students, and non BPP students are also welcome to attend. We more

Studying the Law for the first time? What will you study?

As a first time law student at BPP University, you will study a programme designed with employers and taught by experienced legal professionals and legal academics. All modules within the programme are ‘practice-ready’, designed to enhance your employability in a legal context. You will study specialised electives from all areas and types of practice, from more

What to read from your 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

Level 3 preparation advice

You’ve celebrated passing Level 2 wildly but you’re not ready to commit to studying for Level 3 just yet – so what do you do? Deep down, you know that there were parts of Level 2 that you just couldn’t bear to cover for the exam and fortunately, it did not matter – but will more

Moving from Level 1 to Level 2…

First of all, if you are reading this you probably got through Level 1, which is no mean feat. It is fair to say that for many people Level 1 is the hardest of the three exams. This is not because individual questions are tricky, but because there are just so many of them! Also, more

Luis Suarez: Three Bites and You’re Out?

After his third biting incident Luis Suarez has now received a four month suspension and a nine game ban from international games – the biggest ban in World Cup history! We hear two view points from the Business School and Law School on the pros and cons of associating your brand with an individual like Luis more

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The Student View – Gauravsingh Ramjunum – BPTC

BPTC student Gauravsingh Ramjunum shares his experience of BPP so far and his advice to prospective students thinking of studying law Why did you decide to study at BPP Law School Manchester? While doing my postgraduate degree at the University of Manchester, I developed a special bond with the City. Manchester is just an amazing more

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BPP Pro Bono Centre voted ‘Best Contribution by a Regional Firm’ at the LawWorks Pro Bono Awards 2014

BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Centre has won ‘Best contribution by a Regional Law Firm or Organisation’ at the LawWorks Pro Bono Awards The awards celebrate the best legal work undertaken for free by LawWorks members, and the positive impact they have had on their local communities. The law school’s partnership with Eversheds won the more

Accountancy; is it for you?

You need more than a degree in accounting to secure yourself a position with an employer. Whilst a good degree is important, organisations are also looking for a candidate with the ideal qualities and characteristics to best suit the role. Here, BPP University offers you a guide to the additional personal requirements many employers seek. more