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Bursary Fund for OBU Students

Oxford Brookes has introduced a bursary fund for students with financial difficulties. It will cover the submission fee and is only available to students who are submitting their RAP for the first time. To apply, you will need to submit...

Which Financial Statements do I need to use for my RAP?

For topic 8 and topic 15, you are required to use the most current financial statements that are available at least 90 days before the start of the submission period. For your first submission or resubmission involving a new topic or organisation...

Why should you do the OBU degree in Applied Accounting?

In this article, I’ll discuss the top 5 benefits of completing the Oxford Brookes degree in Applied Accounting. 1. Great addition to your CV There are many accounting jobs which require an ACCA qualification and a BSc (or higher). Without a degree,...

DON’T submit your RAP to Turnitin

In the April 2016 newsletter, OBU advises the students NOT to use Turnitin. Here’s the extract of the newsletter: As stated in the notice, you can use WriteCheck instead. WriteCheck is owned by Turnitin, so you will get the same type...

OBU – Three Sectors applicable for Period 32-34 RAP Submission

Oxford Brookes University has introduced a new rule applicable to Topic 8 ad 15. If you are submitting your project in 2016 or May 2017, you will be required to use a sector specific organisation, based on the Industry Classification...

Major Company Selection Rule Applicable from Period 32

Oxford Brookes University is bringing out a major change affecting which company students can choose for projects based on topic 8 and 15. Applicable from May 2016 (Period 32) onwards, students will be required to use sector specific organisations, based...

RAP viva now part of the OBU Marking Process

RAP Viva Now Part of the OBU Marking Process

Applicable for Period 31 onwards, a sample of students will be selected at random to attend a viva – an oral academic interview which allows the student to explain their project and presentation. The purpose of the viva is to...