RECRUITERS REVEAL APPRENTICES WILL TRANSFORM FUTURE WORKFORCE

New reforms will see apprentices become an essential part of the future workforce, research from BPP Professional Education has revealed. Nine out of 10 (90 per cent) HR professionals at the Association of Graduate Recruiters ‘Welcome to 2016: Revolution in the student recruitment market’ event, which took place on Monday in London, stated that apprentices more

BPP University School of Health lecturer’s new book to increase awareness of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

BPP University School of Health lecturer’s new book to increase awareness of Irritable Bowel Syndrome A psychology lecturer wants to increase awareness around Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – a condition often misunderstood – by highlighting recent research in a new book. IBS is a common, ‘invisible disease’ which affects up to one in five people more

BPP University Business School revamps ‘career-ready’ MSc Management programme

BPP University Business School has enhanced its MSc Management programme to reflect the ever-evolving working environment for ‘career-ready’ graduates. The MSc Management course allows students to specialise in either Management, Finance or Project Management and offers opportunities to build on their skillset and enhance their careers. Students can earn their Master’s degree in just one more

BPP University’s successful pro bono clinic awarded quality mark

BPP University’s London pro bono legal advice clinic has become only the second in the country to be awarded the Advice Quality Standard (AQS), the quality mark for independent advice organisations in the voluntary sector. more

“Either apprenticeships or universities for almost everybody”

David Cameron calls for “either apprenticeships or universities for almost everybody”

At the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) annual conference today, 09th November 2015, Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he wanted to see “either apprenticeships or universities for almost everybody” as their next step in post-16 education and training. Mr Cameron said “We’ve got to build an economy where you don’t go either one way more

BPP University teams up with high-flying alumni to offer graduates incredible India internship opportunity

BPP University Alumni Network is pleased to announce a substantial partnership with international internship company Capital Placement to offer BPP University graduates the chance to take part in a funded India internship programme. more

BPP Professional Apprenticeships

BPP Professional Apprenticeships supports Ofsted Report

The Ofsted report published 22nd October outlined some key recommendations for apprenticeship training providers and employers with a call for future reforms to focus on raising the quality, rigour and profile of all apprenticeships, rather than simply increasing the numbers to meet the Government’s target of three million apprentices by 2020. As a national training more

Experian Higher Apprentices

Success for Experian CIMA Higher Apprentices as they complete their programme and continue their financial careers as full-time employees

A group of school-leavers who began the same apprenticeship course together have all now landed permanent jobs at leading, Nottingham-based global information services company Experian. Local quintet Alex Sanderson, Callum Gough, George Hardy, Ryan Wun and Will Haycox all took up apprenticeships at Experian aged 17-18. They were part of the very first group of more

BPP University Law School develops Legal Trailblazer apprenticeship training programmes

BPP University Law School is pleased to announce that it will be developing Legal Trailblazer apprenticeship training programmes to be offered from September 2016 in conjunction with a number of firms including Eversheds. The Apprenticeship Standards to qualify as solicitors, paralegals, or chartered legal executives were confirmed last week as ready for delivery by the Department more

BPP University teams up with CIS London & Partners to offer innovative MBA (Legal Services) programme

BPP University is teaming up with CIS London & Partners to offer senior legal managers, based in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the unique opportunity to study BPP University’s exclusive MBA (Legal Services). more

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

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

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

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

BPP University Business School launches new accounting programme

BPP University Business School has launched a new programme to enable students to study for their ACCA qualification full-time whilst enjoying a university experience. The Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Finance (ACCA route) is accredited by the ACCA and designed so that each of its nine modules align to the nine fundamental level papers (F1-F9) more

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship

BPP University and BPP Professional Apprenticeships become one of first in UK to launch Degree Apprenticeships

BPP University and BPP Professional Apprenticeships are one of the first education providers in the UK to launch a Degree Apprenticeships programme to organisations and learners. Degree Apprenticeships are a brand new government-led initiative that, for the first time, brings UK higher education into the apprenticeship market. Programmes have been created by employer-led groups, known more

Out-going CII president tells BPP Professional Apprenticeships ‘Apprentices should be a priority’

Ashwin Mistry has hailed the value of apprenticeships, advising Insurance businesses to prioritise them when looking to bring new talent into the workforce. The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) president spoke exclusively to BPP Professional Apprenticeships and discussed the future of insurance apprenticeships and how businesses can get the best out of their young employees. When more

BPP Professional Apprenticeships becomes leading training provider for 400 RBS apprentices

BPP Professional Apprenticeships will be the leading training provider for 400 new Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) talented apprentices. School and college leavers will have the chance to work for one of the UK’s leading banks whilst studying with appointed training provider BPP Professional Apprenticeships for professionally-recognised qualifications within the industry. The new apprenticeships are more

Creative Amber gains ‘This Is England’ plaudits

A BPP Professional Education Creative Artworker has been rewarded in a global competition to promote the iconic Channel 4 series, This Is England. Amber Engle was one of three UK artists to be Highly Commended in a Channel 4 and Talenthouse interactive marketing campaign which tasked applicants to ‘Design a 90s Rave’ poster and capture the UK more

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