Blog

27
May

4 Online Network Tips for Graduate Students

UBIS – Networking Across the World Did you know that 70% of hires are the result of good networking?  Today, one of the secrets for professional progress and success consists of having a good network of contacts.  In a world where job-creation difficulties in the labor market have been increasing, the ability to create a strong online network of contacts

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12
May

The Life-Long Benefits of Business Studies

At UBIS, we want our students to get the very most out of their time with us. Across our degree programmes, we enable our students to develop as international leaders, preparing them for a global business environment. As an accredited and globally recognised institution, UBIS is well-equipped to help our students succeed. We support students with one-to-one teaching, small class

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5
May

3 Reasons Why Real-Life Work Experience Benefits Students

At UBIS, we are committed to improving the quality, affordability and accessibility of higher business education around the globe. As an IACBE accredited institution, we enrich our students’ learning experience in a way that will benefit them for a long time beyond their graduation. This commitment to excellence is in our DNA. A key factor that makes up our UBIS

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28
Apr

Closing the Gender Gap in Business Schools

The workplace gender gap is now widely known and widely discussed. While improvements are being made, the disparity between men and women in leadership roles persists. For every 100 men working in managerial positions, only 85 women are promoted to the same roles. This is despite the fact that women are consistently more likely to hold bachelor’s degree qualifications. This

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21
Apr

Climate Crisis On Campus: How Universities Can Play Their Part

2021 is the year in which Glasgow is set to host the re-scheduled United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will bring together leading global powers ‘to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’. From the launch of the 1.5°C Business Playbook in 2020, to companies like Microsoft making investments

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14
Apr

How Learning Management Systems Can Enhance Students’ Experience

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have been used by organisations from businesses to educational institutions for several decades now. As the use of the internet has grown and evolved in the workplace and education, so have LMSs, what they look like and how they are used. From a simple folder of documents on a shared Google Drive, to a fully integrated

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6
Apr

Academics or content creators? Changing roles in the online learning environment

Digital content has played a valuable part in supporting universities’ teaching and learning for several years now. From supporting students to catch up after an absence, to improving access through distance learning, online learning has become an asset for higher education institutions. Across the board, students and academic staff have had to adapt to the increasing prevalence of the online

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30
Mar

Why UBIS Could Be The Right Fit For Your Academic Future

Choosing the university and the course that is right for you can seem like a daunting task. There are several aspects that students must take into consideration when making their choice. Location, cost, required grades or qualifications, size of the student population, even the choices of their peers can all influence students’ decisions. In 2019, there were around 10.2 million

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24
Mar

How can universities support student mental health post-pandemic?

Undertaking a degree program at any level represents an exciting new chapter for students. Studying at university opens up countless opportunities for learning, networking, and socialising. For some, it can also be a time of great change and stress. Throw in the effects of a year of studying, working, and living through a global pandemic, and the impact on student

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17
Mar

Workplace Learning: What Role Can Universities Play?

As the business world continues to evolve at an ever-increasing speed, so too do the needs and demands of companies, employers and their teams. Greater emphasis is being put on employee retention, improving internal skillsets and recognising the need for resilient and flexible teams. One way that companies are future-proofing their workforce is by creating a culture of learning and

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