What Skills Do You Need to Be a Great Professional Accountant? 

Due to continuing globalisation, political upheaval and the impact of technology, modern accountants are continuously faced with new challenges. The skills required to prosper in the world of accounting are constantly evolving, and if an accountant wants to find success, they need to have a skill set that reflects the ever-changing needs of a modern business. Today we’ll discuss some of the…

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HND Open Day Highlights – 3rd August 2017

On Wednesday, 3rd August UKCBC held its latest HND open day from its Wentworth House campus in Gants Hill, London.   The event saw numerous prospective candidates gather to learn more about the college and the variety of HND courses it offers. Attendees were also able to find out more information regarding the two-new undergraduate top-up degrees the college are offering in partnership…

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UKCBC Achieves 93% Overall Satisfaction Rating in National Student Survey

The National Student Survey (NSS) is an annual survey completed by all undergraduate students in their final year of study. Students are asked to give honest feedback about various parts of the institution in which they study, and all answers are strictly confidential. 2017 marked UKCBC’s first official entry into the NSS, and we are proud to announce…

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The Future of Conference Calls?

Conference calls have long been the standard for connecting office workers around the world. If you work nationally or internationally, you’ve probably experienced a conference call. But what does the future hold for the technology? Does it really need to be developed further or does it serve its purpose well enough? The evolution of conference calling Just a few years ago,…

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UKCBC Awarded TEF Provisional Rating

UKCBC has been awarded a Provisional Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rating in the recent round of results announced last month.  This award acknowledges that UKCBC has met the stringent national quality requirement for UK higher education but does not yet have the requisite data to be awarded a Gold, Silver or Bronze award.  The TEF…

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The AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4)

Want to boost your earning potential? Looking to take on more responsibility in your accounting role? Ready for the next step towards becoming a chartered accountant?   The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) Professional Diploma in Accounting – Level 4 is perfect for those looking for an advanced understanding of accounting practices. For experienced accountants, the Professional Diploma offers…

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The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3)

Is it time to step up a level in your accountancy career? Need certification to back up your knowledge? Just finished the AAT Foundation Certificate?  The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 qualification is ideal for those who are looking to grow their skill level and confidence in the accounting industry, or for those who have worked in accounting for…

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The AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2)

Looking to change your career? Need certification to progress in the accounting sector? Wondering what step to take after secondary school graduation?   Whatever your situation, the AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Level 2 offers an ideal first step on the path to becoming a fully-fledged accounting professional.   Find out if a Foundation Certificate in Accounting is right for you by getting…

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UKCBC & Bath Spa University Partnership Official Announcement

UKCBC and Bath Spa University are proud to announce their official academic partnership. The collaboration increases the options for credible and high quality higher education to students across London. The degree top-up courses will allow students to seamlessly transition from BTEC HND to full bachelor’s degree (subject to final approval by Bath Spa University).   The initial agreement will see UKCBC deliver two top-up courses at their Central London campus in Holborn, from September 2017. This…

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ULAS Summer School Leaver Conference Highlights

UKCBC attended the ULAS Summer School Leaver Conference on Wednesday, 5th August to give students insight into what opportunities are available to them after graduation. Event organisers, ULAS, use events such as the School Leaver Conference to bridge the gap and connect young people to employers and higher educational institutions. The event brought a number of colleges, universities and high profile…

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HND Open Day Highlights – 29th June 2017

Thursday, 29 June saw UKCBC’s latest HND open day event. Students from around the world descended on the brand-new Holborn campus in Central London to find out more about the HND courses offered by UKCBC. Attending the event, along with the prospective students, were course lecturers, student advisors and student representatives. We got the chance to speak…

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AAT Open Day Highlights – Holborn

Thursday 22nd June saw UKCBC host another successful AAT open day from their new campus in Holborn, Central London. The event gave prospective students and employers the opportunity to find out more about UKCBC and the accounting courses it has to offer.  Attendees were given a tour of the campus and its facilities and happily…

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Why the Tourism and Hospitality Sectors Have to Work as One

It’s no secret that the tourism sector relies on the hospitality sector for both domestic and international tourism; the tourism industry arranges the likes of travel for tourists, but necessary services such as accommodation and food are provided by the hospitality industry. Tourism, too, helps the hospitality sector. A great remote location abroad could be…

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Redbridge College (New City College) Student Awards Evening

UKCBC are proud to announce they are the headline sponsor for Redbridge College’s (now known as New City College) upcoming Student Awards evening, on Thursday, 6th July. The evening is Redbridge College’s (now known as New City College) biggest annual event and will welcome over 300 attendees, including staff, students, family, special guests and local employers. The event will celebrate the hard work, dedication…

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AAT Open Day – Gants Hill – 16th August 2017

Date: Wednesday, 16th August 2017 Time: 4pm – 7pm Campus: Gants Hill Campus: Wentworth House, 350 Eastern Avenue, Ilford, IG2 6NW. See map Nearest Tube Station: Gants Hill Cost: Free Course/s: AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4)   Join us for our…

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HND Open Day – Gants Hill – 3rd August 2017

Date: Thursday, 3rd August 2017 Time: 4pm – 7pm Campus: Gants Hill Campus: Wentworth House, 350 Eastern Avenue, Ilford, IG2 6NW. See map Nearest Tube Station: Gants Hill Cost: Free Course/s: Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Business Management Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Travel & Tourism Management Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND in Health & Social…

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Behind Every Good Business is a Great Accountant

The UK College of Business and Computing welcome ambitious individuals just like you. A growing training provider of the Association of Accounting Technician Courses (AAT), UKCBC delivers classroom based practical teaching designed to prepare you for your career in Accounting. UKCBC offers affordable, flexible learning and support in our Central and East London campuses.  With…

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Travel and Tourism, Health and Social Care, Business, and Computing

UKCBC are looking for ambitious individuals just like you. A real and practical alternative to university, UKCBC offers flexible learning and support in convenient locations so you can progress towards a full UK degree, gain valuable work-based skills, enhance your career prospects, and raise earning potential. Are you looking for a new opportunity or challenge?…

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ULAS Summer School Leaver Conference

UKCBC will be attending the FREE Summer School Leaver Conference hosted by the Universal Leavers Application Service (ULAS), on Wednesday, 5th July 2017.   The event is open to Year 12, 13 and Level 3 students, and will take place from 2.30-5.30pm in the Notting Hill area. ULAS cater for and help young people – whatever…

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Why Study an HND?

A Higher National Diploma is a great alternative to a degree programme for many reasons: it can help you prepare for a career in your chosen profession, it’s just two-years long and it’s more competitive on price. At UKCBC, tuition of a full HND programme costs just £6,000 per year, as opposed to a £9,000…

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Women and Start-ups: One for the Girls

Trends such as #GirlBoss and #EndTheGap are extremely useful for continuing the dialogue on feminism in the workplace and are common discussion points in articles, podcasts, and on social media. However, statistics indicating what change has actually taken place are hard to come by. These data-driven discussions often take a backseat to the more sensational…

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Alternative Provider Engagement Conference Highlights

Monday 24th April saw UKCBC Principal, June Dennis, speak at the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s Alternative Provider Engagement conference at the beautiful Central Hall in Westminster. June gave a presentation alongside Alex Proudfoot, Chief Executive of Independent Higher Education; and Gordon McKenzie, Chief Executive of GuildHE. The event gave alternative provider institutions (APs)…

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Open Days – What to Expect

Open days give students the best opportunity to experience student life at UKCBC. Here we look at what students can expect from an open day event. Course Insights Before committing to a course, you will want to get a taste of its content and structure. During an open day, students will be introduced to various…

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AccountEX Conference: Digital Transformation within Accounting

The UKCBC recently attended the AccountEX National Accountancy Exhibition & Conference at the ExCeL centre in London to extract any beneficial information we could use to help our current and aspiring accountancy students climb the ladder from graduation to employment. The event which spanned two days (10th & 11th May 2017) saw hundreds of accountancy…

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Volunteering: Could It Be the Key to Your Professional Future?

Could volunteering unlock the door to your future career? Friday, 12th May, saw UKCBC’s Holborn campus host a skills and employability conference focused on helping students prepare for life beyond education. One speaker that caught the students’ attention was Poppie Jones from the WE Schools Foundation. Poppie spoke at length about the value of volunteering…

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Open Day Holborn June 22 2017 – AAT

Date: 22nd June 2017 Time: 4 PM – 7 PM Campus: Holborn – Sceptre House 76 – 78 Red Lion Street London WC1R 4NA. See map Cost: Free Course/s: AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting (Level 2) AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting (Level 3) AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting (Level 4)   Join us for our latest…

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