Introducing social media to accountancy firms to attract and retain clients and employees – #ICAEW award-winning essay by Mahmoona Begum

Posted by on Monday, February 18, 2013

Mahmoona Begum, second year BSc Accounting and Finance student, at Bradford University School of Management won the 2012 West Yorkshire Society of Chartered Accountants (WYSCA ICAEW) Essay Competition.  Mahmoona’s essay was considered the best out of submissions from 5 universities including York, Leeds, Bradford, Leeds Met and Huddersfield. The prize is £500 plus 4 weeks’… Read More »

Heading off to university – be smart and treat your degree like a job!

Posted by on Monday, September 16, 2013

Going to university should be seen as a precursor to going to work and you should view it as the first stage of your chosen career path. Everything you experience will stand you in good stead for when you start working because of the life changing skills you will learn. Read our top tips to help you make the most of your time here at Bradford University School of Management.

10 top tips to win an internship/placement

Posted by on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Lorraine is business engagement manager for Bradford University School of Management and helps students and alumni develop their skills for getting a job as well as looking at the right career opportunities for them.  Here she talks about the importance of preparing yourself for the job market and how to secure an internship/placement. An internship… Read More »

Why being a mature student can help you get ahead

Posted by on Thursday, July 11, 2013

Student accounting ambassador Mahmoona Begum is in her second year of a BSc Accountancy and Finance degree. Earlier this year, she wrote an award winning essay. Here she shares her journey on studying for a degree as a mature student. It’s amazing to think that eight years ago, I was working in a solicitor’s office… Read More »