Volunteer Victoria encourages BPP University Law School students to help homeless people in Manchester

A kind-hearted BPP University Law School student has spoken of her pride after she and her classmates volunteered to help the homeless. Four years ago, Victoria Waller became involved in Manchester-based Mustard Tree – an indoor soup kitchen which last year fed around 5,000 people living on the streets. And having been inspired by Mustard more

Dr Sally-Ann Burnett visits Brazil

Deputy Dean of the Business School, Sally-Ann Burnett, visited Brazil last week to raise awareness of the Business School and University, whilst developing partnership opportunities predominantly in Sau Paulo and Rio. more

Great Scott: Law goes high tech

This year’s employability week at BPP University was themed around legal tech and offered Legal Practice Course (LPC) students expert knowledge and practical experience of the latest legal technology, with an insight into how technology can be pivotal in enhancing their legal careers. The week culminated in a ‘Legal Tech Hackathon’ in which 47 students more

Tax teacher Nitin feeling humble following ‘Lecturer of the Year’ PQ Magazine award success

A tax and accountancy tutor at BPP Professional Education says winning a 2017 PQ Magazine Award is the “pinnacle” of his career. Nitin Rabheru, 43, was awarded ‘Lecturer of the Year’ for the private sector at February’s winners’ ceremony, held in London. Admitting to feeling shocked to even be nominated, Nitin was completely overwhelmed to more

CMI Student Ambassadors 2017

BPP University Business School is delighted to be trailblazing with the appointment of CMI Student Ambassadors in London and the South East. more

5 steps to ensure your organisation’s internship programme is a success

Internships are a great way for students to gain experience in the working environment and explore and develop their careers, however they are also considered advantageous to employers. more

BPP Pro Bono Centre’s Legal Advice Clinic – A student perspective

Charlotte Barrington is a London LPC student. She volunteers with BPP’s Pro Bono Clinic (BLAC), one of the Pro Bono Centre’s projects. The Pro Bono Centre facilitates around 30 projects engaging law students to deliver pro bono legal advice and education services to improve access to justice. Charlotte was invited to speak about her pro more

Pro Bono Centre – The Dublin Convention and asylum

Amy Oliver and Libby Anderson are BPP University alumni students from the academic year 20015-2016. In completing their BPTC, they researched the implications of the Dublin Convention on asylum applications. Their work was supervised by BPP Pro Bono Centre’s Supervising Solicitor, Shaila Pal and appears in full below. History and Aims The aim of the Dublin system more

Pro Bono Centre – Managing risks….The Streetlaw Project

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono at BPP Law School. Rachael Kirkup is Streetlaw Supervising Solicitor. This article expands on their presentation delivered at the UK’s inaugural Streetlaw Best Practice annual conference held at Birmingham University on 7th to 8th September 2016. With up to eight Streetlaw presentations per week running across eight more

Pro Bono Centre – Return to Calais

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono, BPP Pro Bono Centre. In June 2016, she visited the Calais “Jungle” with the pro bono team, volunteering with Care4Calais. An account of that visit is available here. In October, Victoria returned to the camp to volunteer once again.   Return to Calais It was an easy more

Getting released through Clearing- Top tips

Got your A-level results? Changed your mind about your course or university choice? Don’t panic, we’ve got the tools to help you change your course and your future. Here is our guidance on getting released through clearing. Use Clearing to your advantage and gain more than just a degree, join a profession.   more

BPP University’s five top tips for surviving A-Level results day

BPP University’s five top tips for surviving A-Level results day! more

How does Clearing work

Find out how Clearing works with BPP University. more

The future of Apprenticeships

The future of apprenticeships – our 5 predictions for 2020

The world of apprenticeships is evolving at an immense pace. The introduction of Higher Apprenticeships and then Degree Apprenticeships, combined with Government announcements on funding, have seen the popularity grow with employers and apprentices alike.   The biggest change we’ve seen in the last five years has been the shift in perceptions – apprenticeships are more

Personal Statement Top Tips

Writing a personal statement can be a daunting and tricky task. Therefore, we thought we would give you a helping hand with some useful tips on how to write a good personal statement that will help you secure your university place. Personal Statements Make it clear from the start what you are applying for. Many more

The right study environment? Study Tips #6

Week 6 of BPP's study tips series uncovers the importance of a comfortable study environment. Follow the conversation on twitter with #bppstudytips. The people and objects of your study environment have a massive impact on your productivity. more

Preparing to move to the UK

Making the decision to come and study with us in the UK is an exciting one and of course, it is important to be prepared for your new adventure. There are a few things we advise you to consider, to make your transition into UK life as smooth and enjoyable as possible.   BEFORE YOU more

Exercise for your mind – Study Tips #5

Exercise improves learning by increasing the flow of oxygen to the brain, enhancing energy production and waste removal. It also increases the level of brain chemicals known as growth factors, which help replenish brain cells and establish new connections that help us learn. more

Drink yourself smarter – Study Tips #4

What you drink can be just as important as what you eat and how well you sleep when it comes to enhancing brain activity, so next time you go to the kitchen to make a brew, we want you to consider what effects the liquids you consume will be having on your work performance. more

Which music should you study to? – Study Tips #3

Brew a pot of coffee, crank up the tunes, and knuckle down to some good ol’-fashioned studying. You may not be surprised to hear that many students actually prepare for their exams this way. However, is it the most productive method? Studies have shown that certain types of background noise can disrupt your concentration. This includes low-level noise in the home, people talking, your neighbour playing trance music at 3am… so it’s important to tailor your study environment to enhance your learning. more