BPP University Careers

By | 26th April 2017

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BPP University Careers

BPP University Careers Service offers a comprehensive range of services to enable you to achieve your career goals. We can help and support you in securing a graduate role on completion of your studies or help you develop your career skills and knowledge to enter or progress in a wide range of careers.

BPP University Careers Service is quality assured through the matrix standard. The matrix standard is the nationally accepted quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career.

Our mission

BPP Careers Service is a professional, personal and client focused service that is responsive, supportive and tailored to student and client needs. Our mission is to enable students to realise their careers goals, aspirations and potential through self-awareness, skills development, and knowledge

Career Ready’ Skills

Being ‘Career Ready’ is more than just having an up-to-date CV. At BPP we prepare you for working life by helping you to enhance the skills, attributes and positive behaviours which employers are seeking. BPP works closely with a wide range of employers to establish the qualities recruiters are looking for in their employees, and BPP Careers Service is dedicated to supporting you in developing these.

Which skills do employers value?

BPP University has identified a number of key skills and attributes that employers look for as part of the recruitment and selection process.

The 10 ‘Career Ready’ skills are:

  • Adaptability, Flexibility and Resilience
  • Application of Numeracy and Application of IT
  • Business and Customer Understanding
  • Communication
  • Enterprise
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Professional Context Skills
  • Self-management
  • Team Working

How can I develop my ‘Career Ready’ skills?

  • Through your studies, including specific modules
  • Attend career workshops and career fairs
  • Set up or join a student society
  • Become a Student Ambassador
  • Network using social media and attend events
  • Volunteer/Part time work
  • Work experience
  • Sign up for a mentoring scheme