Latest Posts from London and Birmingham

The Benefits of Studying an MBA The Benefits of Studying an MBA

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Have you ever wondered what exactly an MBA is? Or why people choose to study it? In this blog we will explain the structure and content of this kind of qualification and the many ways it can enhance your prospects and give your career a huge boost.

The Importance of Digital Marketing for SMEs The Importance of Digital Marketing for SMEs

Thursday 11th July 2019

For small to medium-sized enterprises, creating an identity online is a necessity to increase awareness and consumer interaction. We explore why, and how you can implement some ideas into your own business plan in this blog post.

Introducing The New QA Student Hub Introducing The New QA Student Hub

Monday 8th July 2019

We are pleased to announce that our new QA Student Hub is open for business for all Ulster London students! We’ve now opened the doors at 7-15 Rosebery Avenue.

Commodity: The Global Commodity System in the 21st Century Commodity: The Global Commodity System in the 21st Century

Thursday 13th June 2019

20 June 2019, 4:30 – 5:30pm, Auditorium 1,

QA Higher Education, 10 Rosebery Avenue, Holborn, London EC1R 4TF

In this special lecture, Professor Photis Lysandrou (research professor at City University, London) will consider the themes of globalisation, finance and inequality. Drawing on his recent book, Commodity: The Global Commodity System in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2018), Photis will consider the extent to which inequality played a causal role in the financial crisis of 2008, and so draw out lessons for the present.

The Role of the Accountant in the Modern Business The Role of the Accountant in the Modern Business

Tuesday 4th June 2019

With the requirements of the accountant playing a larger role in the modern day business, the need for more qualified accounting professionals becomes a necessity. No longer is the role restricted in its responsibilities, and in this post, we introduce our MSc Strategic Accounting programme, a course which allows you to develop crucial skills that are vital for all types of accountants.

Global Strategy: The Case of McDonald's Global Strategy: The Case of McDonald's

Friday 3rd May 2019

Taking a business global is a big challenge, so much depends on knowledge of your market, their preferences, customs and sensibilities. In this post, we explore the iconic case of McDonald’s who’ve utilised demographic changes to its benefit and became the face of globalisation through its localisation approach.

Entrepreneurship in International Business Entrepreneurship in International Business

Friday 26th April 2019

Entrepreneurship is a key trait of successful business people and organisations. However, being internationally minded and entrepreneurial can be tricky. Here, we will take a look at organisations who managed to successfully extend their reach to become internationally recognised brands.

Living in London on a Budget Living in London on a Budget

Friday 29th March 2019

Studying in London is a great opportunity that many strive towards. Our country’s capital offers an extensive range of cultural experiences and the scope for career potential is one of the best in the world. In this post, we offer some advice on how to enjoy London without breaking the bank.

The Global Marketing Landscape The Global Marketing Landscape

Friday 22nd March 2019

In this post, we examine internationalisation as well as the impact of government policy on global marketing and the various market entry modes. We will also look at some internationally recognised brands that have successfully ‘gone global’.

Careers Fairs in Birmingham 2019 Careers Fairs in Birmingham 2019

Friday 1st March 2019

As a current student or recent graduate, you will be asking yourself what is next. Some students know exactly what they want to do after graduation whilst others may have a general idea. There are plenty of options for you post-graduation, especially in an enterprising city such as Birmingham. Careers Fairs are a great place to meet employers, get an idea of what you want  to do and get your foot in the door. In this post, we list 3 Careers Fairs you should be attending this year.

How to Plan Your Time Effectively How to Plan Your Time Effectively

Monday 28th January 2019

University is an exciting and inspiring time. There is so much to learn and so many new experiences to discover, it’s important to really make the most of it. To help you do this, we have put together a short guide to planning your days to get everything you can from both your studies and your time spent in the UK.

Marketing in 2018: A Review Marketing in 2018: A Review

Friday 14th December 2018

So much can change in a year, and never is that truer than in the world of marketing. This year saw in the introduction of GDPR, a game-changing piece of legislation, as well as some ground-breaking campaigns and new emerging trends. This article will aim to showcase these as well as some of 2018’s marketing highlights and the industry’s predictions for the future.

Ulster Graduation Ceremony - Autumn 2018 Ulster Graduation Ceremony - Autumn 2018

Thursday 6th December 2018

Late this November, we attended the Ulster University London and Birmingham graduation ceremony at Painters Hall. Read more to find out about this day.

Master The Art Of Writing An Essay Master The Art Of Writing An Essay

Friday 2nd November 2018

No matter what you study at university, you will be required to write essays during your time there. Although some people may find writing easier, anyone is capable of penning a brilliant essay. It is a skill like any other and just takes preparation and practice. Follow our steps on writing the perfect essay and you’ll be sure to succeed.

How To Apply For A Course How To Apply For A Course

Friday 12th October 2018

Applying for a course at Ulster University branch campuses is simple. Our infographic breaks down each stage of the application process, what you need to do and if successful, what you should be doing to prepare to start!

3 Places To Visit From Birmingham 3 Places To Visit From Birmingham

Friday 12th October 2018

Birmingham is a wonderful, vibrant city, full of culture and fun activities to fill your weekends and evenings. However, it is important to make the most of your time in the UK by seeing as much of the country as possible. In this post, we list 3 of our favourite places to visit from Birmingham.

What is a Master's with Advanced Practice? What is a Master's with Advanced Practice?

Friday 5th October 2018

A master’s with Advanced Practice integrates an Internship or Applied Group Consulting Project as part of your programme, offering you a chance to gain real world experience whilst you study.

What's On In Birmingham This Semester What's On In Birmingham This Semester

Friday 28th September 2018

We’re welcoming many new and returning students back to campus this month. As you start to integrate to life here or get back into the swing of things, you might be wandering what you should be doing in your downtime. As much as we love summer in the UK, autumn is a special time here, and to help you navigate the new season, we have put together a guide to some of Birmingham’s best events to help you truly embrace England this autumn and winter.

Exploring Trends in International Business: Trade Exploring Trends in International Business: Trade

Wednesday 12th September 2018

In this second of two posts, we discuss perhaps the biggest international business issue this year, trade. The US-China trade dispute and its implications for Europe has been a pressing issue this year, but first we introduce some key terms relating to trade you’ll need to know.

Exploring Trends in International Business Exploring Trends in International Business

Friday 31st August 2018

In this first of two posts, we explore the changing landscape of international business in 2018 through exploring the latest trends and big stories. Emerging economies, crowd funding and environmental awareness are just 3 of a number of trends which have emerged, and strengthened, this year.

Pre-Arrival Checklist Pre-Arrival Checklist

Thursday 16th August 2018

You’ve accepted your offer, sorted out your visa and jumped through all the various paperwork hoops. Now nothing stands between you and your university adventure – you’re finally on your way! But what you really need to be thinking about is what you’re going to pack. In this post, we set out a comprehensive checklist to make sure your arrival goes as smoothly as possible.

Introducing Masters with Advanced Practice Introducing Masters with Advanced Practice

Friday 20th July 2018

In this post, we introduce the Advanced Practice option for our postgraduate business courses, a great opportunity for workplace environment experience.

Introducing MSc Professional Software Development Introducing MSc Professional Software Development

Friday 8th June 2018

As our world becomes ever more reliant on computers, the need for software developers becomes more pressing in key markets all around the world. All the apps and websites we use every day requires software developers. In this post, we introduce our MSc Professional Software Development programme, a conversion course which offers a route into this exciting industry.

Q&A: Head of Marketing Q&A: Head of Marketing

Thursday 31st May 2018

In this post we talk to Katharine Trewern, Head of Marketing at QA Higher Education, and discuss the skills, experience and knowledge needed to progress in the dynamic field of Marketing.

Daytime and Evening or Weekend: Study Options at Ulster University Daytime and Evening or Weekend: Study Options at Ulster University

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

At Ulster University Branch campuses, there’s more than one way to do a Master’s. In this post, we discuss our different delivery methods, daytime or evening and weekend study – what they are, what to expect and who they’re for.

Graduation 2018 - Summer Ceremony Graduation 2018 - Summer Ceremony

Friday 27th April 2018

Last Friday, we celebrated the achievements of a number of graduating cohorts here at Ulster University London and Birmingham Branch Campuses.

The Best Books Set in London to Inspire Students The Best Books Set in London to Inspire Students

Thursday 19th April 2018

Coming to live and study in London is an exciting prospect. With a rich history, diverse culture and international music scene it’s easy to find inspiration on most street corners of the city. Get into the spirit of London by reading some books inspired by the city. Read the books featured in this blog, visit the sights and get ready to be inspired.

Q&A: Your Student Finance Application Explained Q&A: Your Student Finance Application Explained

Tuesday 10th April 2018

For this post, we interviewed our Finance Manager, Marcus Stoneham, regarding all things Student Finance England and funding for undergraduate and postgraduate at Ulster University Branch campuses. Here are the notes from the interview.

Introducing: Pre-Sessional Standard and Plus Introducing: Pre-Sessional Standard and Plus

Wednesday 28th March 2018

Starting this summer, the Pre-Sessional Standard and Pre-Sessional Plus programmes are designed for students who meet the academic requirements of their chosen course, but lack the English language level. In this post, we introduce these programmes and give you a taste of what to expect and how to succeed.

How to Pick the Right Course How to Pick the Right Course

Thursday 22nd March 2018

Choosing a course to study at university can be one of the most important decisions of your academic career. With a wide range of courses available, you might find it difficult to decide between two – or more – options. In this post, we have put together some useful tips to help you in your decision.

5 Ways to Cope with Exam Stress    5 Ways to Cope with Exam Stress  

Tuesday 6th March 2018

As an Ulster University student, coursework and lectures will naturally be a part of your everyday life – and with this comes exams; another key part of your learning; It’s through theses where you can occasionally get stressed. Even if you’ve been taking excellent notes all year, and have revised daily, stress can still creep up on you, so here are some easy tips on how to cope with any exam stress you may feel.

University Mental Health Day 2018 University Mental Health Day 2018

Thursday 1st March 2018

University Mental Health Day is the national campaign to focus efforts on promoting the mental health of people who live, work and study in Higher Education settings. In this blog, we have some great hints and tips from our very own Student Support Counsellor, Heather Page, to make sure your wellbeing remains a priority whilst you study.

MBA at Ulster University London Campus: The Best of Both Worlds MBA at Ulster University London Campus: The Best of Both Worlds

Thursday 22nd February 2018

With industry demanding MBA graduates to be well-rounded professionals with managerial expertise, not just business competent specialising in a particular function, this post explores the balance between ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ skills and how our MBA offers the best of both worlds.

Q&A: Catching up with the ACE Team Q&A: Catching up with the ACE Team

Friday 2nd February 2018

After a very successful and busy first semester for the ACE Team, we catch up with London ACE Tutor Lesley to review their first semester and look ahead to what they have planned for the next semester and beyond.

Five Great Activities to Try in Birmingham this Autumn/Winter Five Great Activities to Try in Birmingham this Autumn/Winter

Friday 3rd November 2017

The days are getting shorter and the prospect of crispier, chillier weather is on the horizon. But in Birmingham there are plenty of reasons to head outdoors. Forget Netflix, these fun (and mostly free) activities are all the entertainment you need.

Freshers' Festival - Autumn 2017 Freshers' Festival - Autumn 2017

Friday 20th October 2017

This week, we the London Branch Campus hosted a Freshers’ Fair for new students who have just started their studies with us. Find out more about what was on show in our latest blog.

Five Tips for Managing Group Work Five Tips for Managing Group Work

Friday 13th October 2017

Take a look at our blog post to give you advice and ideas to help you maximise your next group work project.

Study Business at our London and Birmingham branch campuses Study Business at our London and Birmingham branch campuses

Tuesday 12th September 2017

The business programmes available in our London and Birmingham branch campuses can help you to progress in your career. Take a look at our infographic and discover the options available to you.

Modern Careers for Modern Students Modern Careers for Modern Students

Wednesday 6th September 2017

Our masters degrees give students a deeper level of understanding in their chosen subject, often enabling them to start a graduate job sooner. But what jobs can you hope to enter after completing your studies?

Enterprise Festival - Summer 2017 Enterprise Festival - Summer 2017

Friday 25th August 2017

Our latest Enterprise Festival showcased some fantastic business ideas from our students in London – read on to find out more about what was on show.

Study Skills and Library Resources Study Skills and Library Resources

Monday 21st August 2017

Our library team are on hand to help you to make the most of the resources at your disposal – find out more about the help on offer to you in this blog post.

Graduation 2017 - Summer Ceremony Graduation 2017 - Summer Ceremony

Friday 28th July 2017

Today’s graduation ceremony marked both an end and a beginning for several cohorts of students at Ulster University London and Birmingham branch campuses.

Q&A: What resources to expect at the London branch campus Q&A: What resources to expect at the London branch campus

Tuesday 25th July 2017

Head of Learning Resources, Ihar Ivanou, explains more about what’s available to help you get the most the library during your time at Ulster University London branch campus.

Extended Masters: Your Pathway to a Full-Time Masters from Ulster University Extended Masters: Your Pathway to a Full-Time Masters from Ulster University

Monday 3rd July 2017

Our Extended Masters programmes are specially designed for students who don’t quite meet the entry requirements for their chosen postgraduate degree. This infographic will give you more detail on what these programmes entail and what you need to join them.

Enterprise Festival 2017 Enterprise Festival 2017

Tuesday 9th May 2017

Find out more about the 2017 Enterprise Festival. A chance for our students to show off their innovative business ideas.

'My London' - Student photography exhibition 'My London' - Student photography exhibition

Tuesday 18th April 2017

Find out more about our student photography exhibition in our London Branch Campus

Considering a Career in Accounting and Finance? Considering a Career in Accounting and Finance?

Thursday 23rd February 2017

There is a considerable demand for accountants in business, industry and the public sector. In this blog post we take a look at some of the options available.

Our Campus Student Profile for London and Birmingham Our Campus Student Profile for London and Birmingham

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Looking to find out more about our campuses? Our latest infographic shows you our current student profile.

Postgraduate Loans: Changes for UK and EU Students Studying in the UK Postgraduate Loans: Changes for UK and EU Students Studying in the UK

Friday 25th November 2016

The new postgraduate loans are making Masters degrees even more accessible to many students. Our blog post talks about the finer details of the loan, who is eligible and how you can apply for one.

London's Best Multi-Cultural Events London's Best Multi-Cultural Events

Friday 28th October 2016

With over 300 different languages spoken and over 50 non-native communities, London is home to a huge range of cultural events. Here we take a look at some of our top picks.

Studying a Masters Degree in London Studying a Masters Degree in London

Friday 28th October 2016

London is an exciting and diverse city in which to study your Masters. Here we look at just a few of the reasons why students choose to study here.

Birmingham Student Map Birmingham Student Map

Thursday 27th October 2016

Our map of Birmingham can help students find their way around one of the UK’s most popular cities. it points out plenty of interesting things to do in Birmingham and further afield.

Birmingham: An Affordable Study Destination Birmingham: An Affordable Study Destination

Tuesday 18th October 2016

Choosing to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree is an important investment, but with some clever budgeting, you can really take the financial pressure out of student life. Here we take a look at studying in the city of Birmingham.

Money-Saving Tips for Postgraduates Money-Saving Tips for Postgraduates

Wednesday 24th August 2016

While you are studying full-time you might appreciate a few helpful tips on how to make your money go further. Here are some good ways to be sensible with money while studying your Masters degree.

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Birmingham 11 Things You Didn’t Know About Birmingham

Wednesday 24th August 2016

Birmingham is a unique and diverse city; this is our breakdown of the top 11 interesting things about Birmingham that you didn’t already know.

Enterprise Festival 2016 Enterprise Festival 2016

Thursday 18th August 2016

Ulster University London branch campus students put their ideas to the test in this week’s Enterprise Festival at our London campus as part of their Enterprise Development module.

How to Write a Winning CV How to Write a Winning CV

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Whether you’re applying for summer internships, part-time work or graduate jobs, having a sparkling CV is essential to making the most of your degree.

Choosing to Study MSc International Business Choosing to Study MSc International Business

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Wherever you are from, our MSc International Business provides you with all of the skills and opportunities you need to be able to transform your career following graduation.

9 Reasons Students Love Birmingham 9 Reasons Students Love Birmingham

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Birmingham is an incredible city to study in, with a big student population, great infrastructure and a vibrant cultural scene.