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 …

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 …

Stand out from the crowd: Get involved in the Advantage Award!

The results are in! With spring term well under way, we look back on what our Class of 2014 graduates think about their Advantage Award. Every student has a mixture of reasons why they get involved in the Award. Here are some snippets from this year’s alumni survey for their reasons for taking part. Do …

6 ways to prepare for the graduate job market this term

The next module to feature in our ‘new module’ series is the NUBS Employer Insights Programme. We invited module convenor, Daniella Dutton, to guest blog for us and explain how this scheme will give you the skills for success in the graduate job market. Explore your options This module gives you the opportunity to gain …

Guest Blog: Caroline Chan tells us about her experiences of the Career Skills in Politics module

We caught up with Caroline Chan, a second year politics and economics student currently enrolled on the Nottingham Advantage Award. She told us all about her experiences of the Career Skills in Politics module and explained how it helped her to develop her skills and interview technique. Over to Caroline: “I decided to enrol onto …

Employers on Campus…

During the spring term the following employers will be on campus offering non promotional skills workshops: GlaxoSmithKline – Application Advice Ernst & Young – Know your strengths Tata Steel – Assessment Centres BAE Systems – Interview Technique Deloitte – Assessment Centres Michael Page – Enhance your Employability And lots more……! These sessions are called ‘Skills …

Make your CV stand out!

This is what one of our CV reviewers Chris had to say about making sure your CV stands out…and for the right reason!   Dear Santa, I’d really like my dream job for Christmas…  It’s that time of year, days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder and you’ve realised that if you want your dream job …