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Applying for UK university: You've applied for uni, so what's next?

Jan 17, 2017
Natalie Peters
Now that you’ve submitted your application to UCAS, a huge feat in itself, you’re still not quite finished! Universities will be responding to your application over the next few months and you’ll need to decide where you will actually be studying from this September.
Applying for UK university: You've applied for uni, so what's next?
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Applying for UK university: You've applied for uni, so what's next?

Jan 17, 2017
Natalie Peters
Applying for UK university: You've applied for uni, so what's next?

Certificate in Principles of Payments: Meet the authors and technical reviewers

Jan 17, 2017
Jennifer Edwards
Welcome to the first blog in the Certificate in Principles of Payments series. Released fortnightly, the blogs will take a look at some of the biggest issues surrounding the payments industry – from the UK’s PSR strategy to payment legislation and financial crime regulation. The authors are experts in the sector and have a wide range of experience. You can read their bios below.
Certificate in Principles of Payments: Meet the authors and technical reviewers
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Certificate in Principles of Payments: Meet the authors and technical reviewers

Jan 17, 2017
Jennifer Edwards
Certificate in Principles of Payments: Meet the authors and technical reviewers

The Brexit Diary: What if we had a referendum on England winning the world cup? Brexit and the banks in 2017

Jan 12, 2017
Peter Hahn
It’s time to think about some visible first moves that many City organisations will make in 2017 as they plan for whatever may be the result of UK EU negotiations. Before I get to that I wanted to put into context the challenge that the entire EU/UK discussion is likely to present to businesses with EU ambitions.
The Brexit Diary: What if we had a referendum on England winning the world cup? Brexit and the banks in 2017
EU and British flags

The Brexit Diary: What if we had a referendum on England winning the world cup? Brexit and the banks in 2017

Jan 12, 2017
Peter Hahn
The Brexit Diary: What if we had a referendum on England winning the world cup? Brexit and the banks in 2017

Learning in a digital age: The importance of integrating digital learning into the classroom

Dec 15, 2016
Natalie Peters
Today's students have grown up with technology in a way unlike any generation before them. But how is this social shift affecting the way they learn in school?
Learning in a digital age: The importance of integrating digital learning into the classroom
Children in classroom using laptops Children in classroom using laptops

Learning in a digital age: The importance of integrating digital learning into the classroom

Dec 15, 2016
Natalie Peters
Learning in a digital age: The importance of integrating digital learning into the classroom

Applying for an internship: How to make the most out of your internship

Dec 15, 2016
Harry Back
Harry Back is a third-year student at The London Institute of Banking & Finance. He undertook a summer internship with Handelsbanken, which he wrote about here, and has compiled his top tips for applying for and undertaking an internship.
Applying for an internship: How to make the most out of your internship
Harry Back Working

Applying for an internship: How to make the most out of your internship

Dec 15, 2016
Harry Back
Applying for an internship: How to make the most out of your internship

Undertaking an internship: What's it like to do a summer internship?

Dec 13, 2016
Harry Back
Harry Back is a third-year student at The London Institute of Banking & Finance. He undertook a summer internship at Handelsbanken. In this blog, he discusses what it was like and what he learnt.
Undertaking an internship: What's it like to do a summer internship?
Harry Back Harry Back

Undertaking an internship: What's it like to do a summer internship?

Dec 13, 2016
Harry Back
Undertaking an internship: What's it like to do a summer internship?

Making lending decisions: Fast and probably looking at Facebook

Nov 29, 2016
Ouida Taaffe
Lenders are now able to make some credit decisions in five seconds – even with so-called “thin file” clients, thanks to data gathered online – a development that could change lending in both the developed and developing world.
Making lending decisions: Fast and probably looking at Facebook
Lenders may be able to assess your facebook as part of their approval process

Making lending decisions: Fast and probably looking at Facebook

Nov 29, 2016
Ouida Taaffe
Making lending decisions: Fast and probably looking at Facebook

Career mentors: How can you find a mentor and what difference does it make?

Nov 24, 2016
Liam Mandeville
Mentors are not just a 'nice to have'; they are essential if you want to accelerate your career or the growth of your business. But how can you find and develop great mentoring relationships?
Career mentors: How can you find a mentor and what difference does it make?
Having a mentor can help your career progression

Career mentors: How can you find a mentor and what difference does it make?

Nov 24, 2016
Liam Mandeville
Career mentors: How can you find a mentor and what difference does it make?

Developing career resilience: 6 steps to building career resilience

Nov 22, 2016
Nadim Choudhury
One of the most important skills that graduates need to develop is career resilience as jobs and offices constantly change. Graduates who are more resilient can adapt to this change and are more likely to be more satisfied in their careers. So, how can you build your career resilience?
Developing career resilience: 6 steps to building career resilience
Man working in office

Developing career resilience: 6 steps to building career resilience

Nov 22, 2016
Nadim Choudhury
Developing career resilience: 6 steps to building career resilience