How following us can be so rewarding

How can you win? For your chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher all you need to do is follow these simple steps: Follow us @AdvantageAward Tweet – I’m ready to #get30 with the <insert new module name> @AdvantageAward module If you win, you will be notified by direct message on Twitter 5 reasons to …

Shape the Award: Become a Student Rep

Contributions by Amy Ryder, Student Rep 2016/17 Our Advantage Award Steering Group is looking for two keen students to join and act as the voice of the student community. You can have an active role in shaping the Award, gain an insight into the inner workings of the scheme and get volunteering experience. You can …

Now you’ve started, why you should finish

We hope you have found your time with the Award enjoyable so far. Now is the time to start applying for our autumn and full-year modules. Of course any modules you have completed so far will appear on your degree transcript. However, here’s some reasons why you should keep going and push yourself to complete. …

Why following us can give you the Advantage

How can you win? For your chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher all you need to do is follow these three simple steps: Follow us @AdvantageAward Tweet #gettheAdvantage @AdvantageAward with your message about why other students should join the Award If you win, you will be notified by direct message on Twitter 5 reasons …

Module of the Year 2017: Nominations Open

Nominations for the Module of the Year 2017 are now open. As a registered Nottingham Advantage Award student you have the opportunity to vote for the module that has had the most positive impact on your personal and professional development. Nominate here. Below by Ziyad Yehia, Public Speaking module convenor, talks about his module – winner …

Much more than learning a language: Why is OLLE so popular?

Marion Sadoux, Module Convenor What exactly is OLLE? OLLE is the short name for the Peer Supported Online Language Learning Exchange. At the Ningbo Campus it is a very special Nottingham Advantage Award module as it was the first Award module designed in partnership with students, and for the past two years has continued to …

Life as a student on the Boots Module

By Jyothi Misiri, second year, BA English; Neelam Rajput, final year, BA English; Calum Smith, final year, BA Politics With over 2,500 stores, Boots is the largest pharmacy, health and beauty chain in the UK. Here’s what happened when three Nottingham Advantage Award students we are asked to develop a brand-new sustainable product for them. …

Ingenuity17: First Nottingham tri-campus competition

Steve Chapman and Genelva Meikle, Module Convenors Calling all students, researchers and alumni entrepreneurs The Ingenuity Lab’s annual entrepreneurship competition, Ingenuity17, has returned and registration is now open. This year, University of Nottingham students, researchers and alumni entrepreneurs will compete to be in with a chance of winning a share of the £100,000 prize fund. …

Employer Prizes 2017: Get ready for January

Are you registered on the Nottingham Advantage Award? Have you completed at least two Award modules? If you have answered yes to these two questions then don’t forget to get your application in for our employer-supported prizes. By clicking on the prize links below you can find out about your eligibility, what the employer is …

Anatomy, Careers and Volunteering at Sutton Bonington

Catrin Rutland and Karen Braithwaite, Module Convenors There are three new Nottingham Advantage Award modules based at Sutton Bonington Campus. These modules vary from volunteering and work experience, to enhancing your employability and communicating science. Fitting in academic work alongside extracurricular studies, while also achieving a good work, study, life balance can be difficult. We …