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Human Rights Unit at BPP Birmingham hosts poetry evening

Human Rights Unit at BPP Birmingham hosts a Human Trafficking and Violence Against Women poetry evening LLB students Iffat Ahmad and Unam Rehman organised a short film and poetry event on the 28th July in Vanta about Human Trafficking and Violence Against Women as part of their Student Leadership Project with Elevation Networks. It was well more

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Graduate Glen swaps Falklands for Qatar to set-up addictions treatment centre

A father-of-two has topped up his Nursing degree with BPP University School of Health and is using it to help patients in Qatar overcome drug and alcohol addictions. Glen Sturdee, 46, returned to the classroom to enhance his work as a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) in the Falkland Islands. Working in a two-man team with more

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Joy for Lisa as mum-of-two goes back to school and receives call to Bermuda Bar

A former Bristol student, who switched her social work career for law studies, has spoken of her pride on being called to the Bar in Bermuda. Lisa Trott, 47, had been a social worker for nearly 20 years but that all changed when she travelled from her home in Bermuda to England to get her more

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In Profile with Vicky Knight (Head of Implementation & Development ACCA Programmes

Vicky Knight (Head of Implementation & Development ACCA Programmes) answers questions on her time at BPP University. How long have you been at BPP University?: I started at BPP University in 2012 as a Lecturer for the Management Programmes at BPP University Business School, before moving to my current position as Head of Implementation & more

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BPP University launches new International MBA master’s degree

BPP University has launched a new International MBA which will begin in September 2015. The International MBA is designed for individuals looking to expand their career options in business and develop skills to make them stand out in a competitive market. The programme is designed to bring to the fore, key international issues and demonstrate more

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All of our Excel Tips in one handy place! more

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Restarting a stalled career – 5 tips on staying motivated

Feel like your career isn’t moving forward anymore? You’re not alone, in today’s competitive business environments more and more people are reaching a stage where they run out of energy to push their job, or are simply not in a position where they can develop anymore. The important thing is to recognise this has happened, more

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Excel Tips of The Week 10

Welcome back to our Excel Tips Series Each week we’ll be bringing you our top 3 mini-tips to ease your Excel experience Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9   1. Mark up your spreadsheet with Comments   Use the Comment function to annotate cells – either more

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Enhance your career – 4 ways to get the training and development you need

A good accountant is always developing and moving forward – knowledge of industry events, regulation changes and best practice is essential if you want to be at the top of your game. However, professional development or qualifications can be expensive to fund yourself. The good news is that quite often employers are willing to invest more

Jonathan Broughton – proving that if you don’t get the results you expected, you can turn things around and achieve what you set out to!

“I learnt not to give up – my success has been down to sheer determination and I am so pleased my hard work has paid off with an A*in my A level’s and now an apprenticeship with Jaguar Land Rover” Jonathan Broughton, now aged 20, shares his inspiring story of triumph over adversity, how true more

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Brokerbility, a group of 36 independent insurance brokers that together control over £650 million Growth Written Premium (GWP), introduced The Brokerbility Academy last year. The objective was to utilise apprenticeship programmes to attract young, talented individuals into the Insurance sector as a viable alternative to going to university, and develop future talent across the UK more

Jacob Lloyd – The Royal Bank of Scotland

Still deciding on what to do next after A levels? Let’s see if this video helps you make that all in important decision! Jacob Lloyd joined The Royal Bank of Scotland after his A levels on a financial services apprenticeship. Jacob finished his programme early and is now in a full time position with the global more

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Excel Tips of The Week 9

Welcome back to our Excel Tips Series Each week we’ll be bringing you our top 3 mini-tips to ease your Excel experience Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8   1. Use NETWORKDAYS to figure out working days over an amount of time   A handy formula for figuring more

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Coming back to work after a career break – 5 tips for success

Going back to work after a career break – maternity leave, caring for a family member or just following other goals – can be daunting, and at times seem impossible. Your former colleagues have likely moved on with their careers, and new technologies or industry trends mean the business world has changed. The good news more

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In Profile with Sarah McIlroy, Director of Programmes (Accountancy and Finance)

Sarah McIlroy, Director of Programmes (Accountancy and Finance), talks about her time at BPP University. How long have you been at BPP University?: I started working for BPP University in 1997 as a tutor on ACCA and CIMA programmes. I am now Director of Programmes (Accountancy and Finance) which includes the new Advanced Diploma in more

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Our guide to results day

Results day. A day which will decide where you will spend the next few years of your life, where you will make life-long friends and where you will learn and grow as an adult. A-levels results are released on the 13th of August, at around 8am. Bear in mind that UCAS Track is often busy or slow, so more

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Welcome back to our Excel Tips Series Each week we’ll be bringing you our top 3 mini-tips to ease your Excel experience Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7   1. Concatenate to join different cells together   The concatenate function is a brilliant way to join bits of data together more

Mattioli Woods teams up with BPP Professional Apprenticeships to offer school leavers the new Financial Services ‘Trailblazer’ pprenticeship

Apprenticeships are now on offer to school leavers who are keen to kick-start their financial careers with Mattioli Woods plc where they will also receive expert training and a professional qualification from BPP Professional Apprenticeships. Apply today Mattioli Woods, one of the UK’s leading providers of wealth management and employee benefit services, has 12 apprenticeship more

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Big or small? The pros and cons of accounting jobs in different company sizes

It’s easy to assume that the bigger the company, the better the job and the better opportunities you’ll be offered. But this isn’t always the case – small firms have their advantages too! Here’s the pros and cons of different financial companies to work for.     Large companies Pros On average, larger companies are more

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

I have just had a 4 day trip to India.  After arriving in Mumbai last Sunday I had a couple of hours unaccounted for so arranged to meet up with close family of two of our current MSc Management students.  It was a fabulous way to start my trip as they just wanted to thank more