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8
Feb

Has EdTech Changed Learning For Good?

Technology has proven to be a saving grace for many of us in the past year. We have video calls to stay connected with far-away friends and family. Small businesses have embraced new commercial functions on apps like Instagram. Companies of all sizes have benefited from the use of workflow management programmes and co-working platforms. The education sector is no different,

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2
Feb

Undertaking a DBA: What Can Graduates Expect?

At UBIS, we offer a range of degree programmes to suit everyone, no matter what stage of their academic or professional journey they are at. For students who have completed their Master’s and are considering their next steps, we have our IACBE-accredited Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). To tell you a bit more about our DBA and the value it

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27
Jan

UBIS Awarded Accreditation from IACBE

We are delighted to announce that UBIS has been awarded programmatic accreditation from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). This accreditation recognises schools whose business programmes have met the IACBE’s elevated standards and is a reflection of our commitment to continuous improvement and dedication to student learning. IACBE: a collaborative approach to accreditation Founded in 1997, the IACBE

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22
Jan

Business Trends 2021 – What Do They Mean For Students?

While I’m sure the majority of us couldn’t wait to see the back of 2020, many in the business world have spent time at the end of last year reflecting on the events of the last twelve months. It is undeniable that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, not to mention other tumultuous world events, will be felt for years

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29
Dec

Developing Your Leadership Skills as a Student

Earlier this year, we looked at some of the skills that will be most in demand in the business workplace by 2025. According to the Future of Jobs Report 2020, so-called ‘soft skills’ such as good communication, creative thinking and ideation, as well as personal resilience and flexibility will be just as highly sought after as technical know-how. One highly-rated

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22
Dec

How to Make 2021 Your Best Year Yet!

As we come to the end of a turbulent and challenging year, we are sure you will be grateful for some time away from your studies and work to spend with your loved ones. Despite challenges of this year, we are so proud of you for continuing to pursue and achieve your academic goals. We know that this holiday period

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15
Dec

What Next for the Future of Business Education?

We are now well-versed in the immediate impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the higher education sector. From the rapid adoption of blended and distance learning models, to the changing skillset sought by employers, the current climate has accelerated the pace at which the business world is evolving. But what do the events of 2020 mean for the

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8
Dec

Improve Your Teamwork While Studying From Home

As the future of business continues to evolve, there are certain skills that remain highly sought-after by employers. While technical know-how will always be valued, interpersonal skills are predicted to be just as important for the future workplace. In an increasingly digital work and study space, how can you sure you are building your teamwork skills while working and studying

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1
Dec

Cheating in Online Exams: How Do We Prevent It?

With most of the world’s universities and colleges pulled online in a hurry, there has been something of a scramble to get everything working smoothly. Even when we’ve ironed out the technical hitches that will inevitably crop up, one question still looms for many; how do we prevent cheating in online exams? Formative testing can be done in a variety

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24
Nov

Winter Wellbeing While Studying From Home

Choosing distance learning and home study was just one of several options open to students before this year. However, in 2020 many more institutions have opted for an online-only model of teaching and learning. This was no doubt accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, but it has been on the rise for while. Between 2008 and 2016, the number of graduate

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