Keen to boost your employability? Attend an employer-led skills workshop this autumn

With autumn term well underway, we have an exciting line-up of employer-led skills workshops coming this November. Whether you already have a clear idea of what career path you would like to take or are still keeping your options open, attending an employer-led workshop will give you the opportunity to develop important skills, equip you …

Be the voice of the Award students!

With the new academic year underway, the Award team are in the search to appoint two budding students to represent the Award student community. The Steering Group gather three times a year, holding meetings to provide a strategic overview of the Award and carry out ongoing moderation of Award modules.   The successful student representatives …

Time to put a spring in your step this term? Learn more about the upcoming employer-led skills workshops this term

Welcome back after the Christmas break! This week, we are keeping you up to date with the variety of employer-led skills workshops coming up this term…   Throughout the spring term, a number of key businesses will be delivering a variety of skills workshops during February and March at University Park. Employers running the workshops …

Finding the time for your future: How to do the Nottingham Advantage Award with a busy schedule

Did you know that fitting the Nottingham Advantage Award in with your studies is much easier than it sounds? The amount of time that you need to spend on an Award module can sound daunting, but actually most of our modules are spaced out over a semester or even a year. We interviewed Shareen Akhtar, …

Become a sports hero through the Any-buddy Scheme

This week we shine the spotlight on the small but perfectly formed Any-Buddy Scheme which has been running at The University of Nottingham for just over four years now. The scheme aims to pair up disabled and non-disabled students with sports buddies who have similar interests to them.  We asked the convenor of the scheme, …

Why should you study a language as part of the Nottingham Advantage Award?

If you’re unable to study a language as part of your main university degree, taking an evening language class as part of the Nottingham Advantage Award could be just what you need! You can gain 10 Award credits for your participation in a 20-week long class and benefit from the following advantages: Recognition for taking …