Shape the Award: Become a Student Rep

Contributions by Amy Ryder, Student Rep 2016/17 Our Advantage Award Steering Group is looking for 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 find …

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. …

Module of the Year 2018: How your nominations can make a difference

You have the opportunity to vote for the module that has had the most positive impact on your personal and professional development. All you have to do to nominate your Module of the Year is fill out our simple online form. In this article hear from last year’s winner and how you can help celebrate …

Employer Prize Applications: How the experience helped me achieve more

Our employer prize applications close in one week at 10am on Monday 19 February. We have eight prizes this year from seven employers and the Vice Chancellor. There is still time to apply here. In this article Leon Man, one of our Highly Commended prize winners, talks about how the experience helped him. Contribution by …

Employer-Supported Prizes: Five Advantages You’ll Get by Applying

Each year employers sponsor prizes rewarding students who have excelled during their time with the Nottingham Advantage Award. In 2018, there are eight prizes you could win supported by Boots, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Experian, EY, Mars, Save the Children, Teach First and also our Vice-Chancellor’s Global Graduate prize. Applications are now open, so if you have passed or …

Employer Prizes 2018: 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 your eligibility, what the employer is looking …

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 …

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 …