Zoology Collection: Discover, Preserve, Educate

Thomas Hartman, Module Convenor “This module got me back in touch with the reason I chose to study Zoology in the first place… my love of the natural world and its diversity” – Jacob The aim of the zoology modules is to give you the opportunity to discover and learn some of the practical skills …

What is Consultancy? Find out by joining the Challenge

Jacqui Storey, Module Convenor Opportunities to gain experience of the working world come in many guises. There are part-time jobs, internships and year-long placements to name a few, all of which can provide you with skills and experience that will equip you for your future working life. The Nottingham Consultancy Challenge provides another avenue for …

The fruits of your success: NUBS Employer Programme

Daniella Dutton, Employability Officer (Faculty of Social Sciences) Do you know how to sell yourself to a prospective employer in 30 seconds? How can you secure an internship and gain that all important work experience? Can you ace an assessment centre? How can you ensure that you are commercially aware? These are just a few …

Inspiring Young People: Mentor the Next Generation

Pete Bruce, Module Convenor “As a participant [myself] of the [Summer School] scheme, I was able to gain a realistic insight into life as a University student, attend lectures with leading academics and have a University student mentor me through my UCAS application. The experience inspired me to follow my dreams to study at University. …

STEM Outreach: Inspire Future Scientists and Engineers

Lucy Rose, Module Convenor Are you a keen undergraduate studying a STEM degree? We need you to participate in fun outreach events designed to inspire the younger generation to study maths and science opening doors to a STEM career. Last year, our ambassadors were integral to the success of the Primary Science fair, the Engineering …

Lakeside Arts: Bringing you closer to the Community

Ruth Lewis-Jones, Module Convenor At Nottingham Lakeside Arts, we are really keen for you to visit events regularly; we also want you to feel that you are actively part of the daily life of the Arts Centre. Working towards the Arts in the Community module is the best way to do this: volunteering and paid …

UoN Student Telethon: Building Relations with Alumni

Paul Geddes, Module Convenor This module is just what you’re looking for if you want to turn a natural ability to engage with people into solid work experience and an understanding that a wide array of employers will recognise. Over 500 students have worked on the Telethon in the last five years, and it’s been …

Celebration Event 2016: Celebrate good times, come on!

On 7th June 2016 we welcomed around 120 students, employers and staff to our annual event to recognise our student’s achievements. The event celebrated not only Award completers, but the achievements of students who had excelled through the presentation of employer-supported prizes. Students met employers, employers met students; all while enjoying delicious canapes, cupcakes and …

Already taking part in the Award? Curious to learn more? Find out what it takes to be an Award student!

With the return of the Employer Supported Prizes and the Celebration Event, the spring term encourages Award students to reflect on their Award experience, especially those who have completed the Award before graduation. Kate Gosschalk, who has successfully completed the Award shares her experience:   What encouraged you to take part in the Award? I …

Nominate your favourite award module for the Module of the Year Award 2016!

2016 marks the return of the respected Module of the Year Award. Students taking part in the Nottingham Advantage Award will have the opportunity to voice their opinion and vote for a module they feel has had a positive impact on their professional and personal development, in turn recognising the effort and success of the …