Life as a Clinical Psychologist

First let’s define what clinical psychology is. Clinical psychology is concerned with the mental health of people across the age span, from young children to older adults, including those with learning disabilities. The aim of this profession is “to reduce psychological distress and to enhance and promote psychological well being by the systematic application of more

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What is a career as a counselling psychologist like?

  In recent years, counselling psychology has become one of the most popular choices of professional psychology. It is increasingly gaining respectability as an independent branch of psychology and it offers employability within a wide range of work settings. First, let’s define what counselling psychology is. Counselling psychology is a type of applied psychology that more

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Aspirational Arsalan embraces ‘youngest lawyer in Pakistan’ label

At 20-years-old, the only thing stopping Arsalan Chaudhry from being a fully-fledged lawyer is Pakistan’s Bar License age restriction of 21. Arsalan isn’t fazed by being the youngest law graduate of Pakistan who is in full-time employment with a corporate law firm in his homeland. In fact, the Islamabad trainee believes he is getting the more

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The war of the supermarkets; who are you loyal to? – written by Business student, Ioana Supiala

If you read the news, then you know there is a supermarket war nowadays between Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Lidl, Aldi and Waitrose. They are all trying to attract customers, by offering the best prices and deals. But what really attracts customers? I am an international student, so it took me a while to see which more

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Leading UK law school introduces online programme for Mauritian students

Leading UK law school introduces online programme for Mauritian students  Mauritius, 4 June, 2015: BPP University Law School, a leading provider of legal education in the UK, has launched its first ever online learning programme for undergraduates in Mauritius, allowing students to study for the globally-recognised, law qualifying LLB (Hons) degree via a live online more

‘Becoming An Accountant’ Google+ Hangout Wednesday 1st of July; About the Panel

Our #BecomingAnAccountant live Google+ Hangout will be broadcast live on Wednesday 1st of July at 1pm. It’s the perfect opportunity to ask our expert panel anything you want to know about studying accountancy or becoming an accountant. Find out more about the panel…   Michael Walby: Director and Head of Professional Training / Apprenticeships at more

Top Tips on how to juggle exams and your work load

As an apprentice I am sure you are aware the most difficult aspect to get used to is managing the working environment as well as juggling revision and exams. After speaking to several of you at recent events this seemed to be a popular struggle for many people. Employers are aware of this difficulty and more

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“Venture Capital – Fuelling imagination to benefit beyond imagination” written by MSc Management Alumnus Jawad Malik

  Silicon Valley is the home to many of the world’s biggest companies including Google, Microsoft and Apple and hence can be credited with many of the tech break-throughs the world has witnessed. The silicon in the name comes from the silicon chips used in computer processors. Today we would remind ourselves about the unique more

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BPP University School of Health signs BMJ publishing agreement

  BPP University School of Health has signed a significant publishing agreement with BMJ to produce a new series of reference books and ebooks. Using material from The BMJ’s extensive archives, titles will be published in four series: Clinical Review, Research Methods, Ten Minute Consultation and Easily Missed. The books are targeted towards practising clinicians and more

Does the Magna Carta still matter?

Three clauses from the Magna Carta are still in force. Rebecca Bensted, LLB and BPTC lecturer discusses their importance. more

What the Magna Carta means to us

The 15th June 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta. Mark Higgins, GDL Programme Leader at BPP University Law School in Bristol, explains what Magna Carta means to us today. more

‘Employability – Being Management Aware’ written by Jill Shepherd, Faculty at BPP University Business School

When doing a Strategic PESTLE analysis in class, faculty work hard to encourage students to use a variety of sources of data to look for environmental trends that will affect a company or sector in the future. But you cannot know what you do not know. So keeping generally management aware matters. Students can improve more

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Motivate your studies – how to stay on track

When exams seem daunting, it’s more than tempting to procrastinate and put off your studies. Read our different strategies for staying motivated throughout your course   Set your target exam date – don’t let yourself keep pushing your exams back, book your date and plan your revision backwards from there. Stick to your timetable and more

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An award-winning evening for CEO of BPP Professional Education Group and Vice Chancellor of BPP University, Carl Lygo

BPP University is delighted to announce that our Vice Chancellor, Carl Lygo, has received the prestigious Association of Colleges (AoC) Gold Award to honour his services to Further Education. The high-profile barrister was nominated by Doncaster College, where he was a former student, and was presented with his AoC Gold Award at the House of more

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Aspirational Antonia doesn’t let incurable condition slow her down as graduation dreams come true

Antonia Kam discovered she had an incurable condition when her painful symptoms were explained in one of her BPP University healthcare classes. Growing up, Antonia had suffered with severe pain and her joints partially dislocating since the age of 14. It forced her to give up running competitively which was a major blow to her aspirations of more

Apprenticeships: What does the future hold? Our top 10 predictions for 2020

Over the past five years apprenticeships in the accountancy, business, financial services and law professions have been through huge change – and it’s been fantastic to be part of these.  The introduction of higher apprenticeships in the sector, along with a real focus on quality tuition, programmes tailored to employer needs and qualifications aligned to more

Final CFA® June 2015 exam preparation tips from BPP. From logistics to lunch!

The hard work is nearly done, and hopefully most of you will not need any luck for the CFA exam this Saturday as you will see the benefit of the hours of study that you have put in. Now’s the time to ensure you have thought about the day itself including the logistics of getting more

BPP University Google+ Hangouts – 30th of June and 1st of July

This month we have two exciting Google+ Hangouts taking place on Tuesday the 30th of June and Wednesday the 1st of July. If you are interested in becoming a lawyer or an accountant, be sure to get involved! Becoming a Lawyer Google+ Hangout Ever wondered what it’s really like to be a lawyer? Go behind the scenes more

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Celebratory event at BPP University Business School: Wednesday 3rd June

On Wednesday we hosted an event at the Business School to note and celebrate the success and achievements of some of our students.  It was attended by about 80 people including, of course, our successful students, some of their friends and family, and faculty and colleagues from both the Business School and from across BPP. The Vice more

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5 ways to stand out at your interview

Whether you are applying for your first role in accounting or going for a promotion to work as part of a management team, accounting job interviews can be daunting. With every company needing good accountants and the banking industry always looking for a bright new talent, the job opportunities can be very varied. Once you more