Preetum Mistry’s ‘High Performance’ throughout the Award!

  Preetum Mistry, High Performance prize winner 14-15, shares his story on being involved in the Award and his experience applying for the employer-supported prize! Why do the Nottingham Advantage Award? The Award is one of the best things that I been involved in at university! I saw the Award as a great opportunity to …

A prize winning performance! Lisa shares her achievements with the Award

This week, we hear from Lisa Murkin (BSc Management), the 2014-2015 prize winner for Entrepreneur of the Year supported by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Lisa shares her story about her involvement and achievements throughout the Award. The big decision… which modules to choose? The Nottingham Advantage Award is not just another qualification, it is  an opportunity to …

Cupcakes and Canapés, oh my! The Award’s Celebration Event 2014-2015

  On 9 June 2015, we celebrated students’ achievements at this year’s Celebration Event! Held in the Great Hall on University Park, we welcomed students who have completed the Award as well as recognised the students who have achieved employer-supported prizes. From 3pm students, employers, module convenors and staff of the Careers and Employability Service …

Looking back on the spring term

Now that we have reached the end of the spring term, here is a round-up of what has been happening over the last month or so! Prizes, Prizes, Prizes! The Award team have collated the employer-supported prize applications received from students who have completed two or more modules. Once the shortlisting process was completed, students …

Module of the Year, voted by you!

Every year, students registered on the Nottingham Advantage Award are encouraged to speak up and vote for the module they feel has had the most positive impact on their personal and professional development. Nominations are open until Friday 17 April 2015. To nominate, you simply have to complete this short survey for your best Award …

Let’s Celebrate!

        The Celebration Event, hosted every year, welcomes students who have passed all three modules (30 credits) required to complete the Award. Our Celebration Event honours students’ achievements and recognises their personal and professional development through the Award. RSVP here, until Friday 22 May 2015, for students who have completed the Award! …

Your achievements have the potential to go global with the Advantage Award!

With this year’s prize applications deadline approaching, we hear from last year’s winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Global Graduate Award (which is co-supported by GSK this year), Polina Medvedeva, about her experiences completing the Award. “I completed my Award in June 2014, receiving the Award certificate. This was a very exciting time for me; this was when …

Show us your community spirit!

In this week’s blog we focus on the employer-supported prize for ‘Enterprise in the Community’. EY recognise the potential of entrepreneurs, working with a range of businesses: small and medium-sized enterprises as well as large companies. This is a combination of first ventures and multiple enterprises, displaying a variety of interest in entrepreneurial spirit and …

What it takes to become the Accenture High Performance Prize Winner!

Thinking about applying for one of this year’s employer-supported prizes? Deborah Okperin, was announced as the co-winner of the ‘Accenture High Performance Prize’ at last year’s Nottingham Advantage Award’s annual Celebration Event. Accenture were looking for a candidate who could demonstrate that they had gone above and beyond expectations in their extracurricular activity and work. Deborah won …

And the winner is… You?!

Now is the time to get involved and apply for this year’s employer -supported prizes! There are eight fantastic prizes up for grabs this year from a selection of top employers. These include Teach First, Experian, EY, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Accenture, BT, Coca–Cola Enterprises and last, but not least, GSK co-supporting the Vice-Chancellor’s Global Graduate Prize. …