September 7, 2017, by Matthew Lumley

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.

Simplified sign up

We have revamped our application process to make it easier for you.

Practically all our modules now have an application form. No more downloading of Word documents and emailing them to convenors.

Simply find a module in our Workspace catalogue, click on the form link, fill it out and click ‘Submit’. Once submitted the convenor will contact you after the deadline with the result.

Credits could mean Prizes

To be eligible for our employer-supported prizes you need to have completed at least two Award modules by the shortlisting deadline of Monday 26 February 2018.

The prizes recognise students who have excelled in various areas such as community engagement, personal development and leadership. Employers include Boots, Save the Children, Experian and Mars.

More information can be found here. Applications open on 3 January 2018.

Celebrate your achievements

Not only do you receive a completion certificate, you will have it presented to you – and maybe even an employer prize – at our prestigious Celebration Event on Tuesday 12 June.

Here you can meet employers, module convenors, careers staff and fellow Award completers.  It brings everyone involved with the Award together to celebrate our achievements.

Enjoy the award ceremony atmosphere with drinks and canapés. You can be part of the 120 students who can say ‘I was there’.

RSVP opens on 1 March 2018.

Use the Award to your Advantage

Now you’ve completed some Award modules you may be wondering how you can showcase what you’ve done to employers.

Our specialised workshop helps you identify the skills and experiences you’ve gained and practise how to articulate them in your CV and at interview. The more skills and experience you develop through completing the Award, the more you can get out of this session.

So why wait? Apply for autumn term now

Want to speak to one of the Award team then please contact us at nottingham-advantage-award@nottingham.ac.uk

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