Be the change you want to see in the world!  Get involved in the Students as Change Agents Module

The module, Students as Change Agents is giving students the opportunity to make a difference to teaching and learning while developing project management and communication skills. Projects can be commissioned by schools or students can submit their own idea. Mentored by staff, students are working in groups or individually and taking the lead in a …

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 …

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 …

How to discover your team personality

The chances are you’ve been a in a team before and that you have developed some excellent transferable skills that you can talk about at an interview. But employers increasingly want to know what kind of persona you usually adopt in a group context and what kind of team role suits you the best. Have …

Celebration Event 2014

A big thank you to everybody who attended the 2014 Celebration Event! We’re pleased to announce that over 140 students and VIPs participated in the event and we received excellent feedback. We hope you had fun and enjoyed the cake! As you may know, the Celebration Event commends students who have successfully completed the Nottingham …

Have you developed outstanding leadership skills through your Award modules?

If you think you’ve developed your leadership skills through the modules you’ve taken whilst completing the Award, and want to gain recognition for it, then apply for our fantastic Leadership Prize, supported by Barclays. The winner will be given an iPad2 and will gain a place on one of Barclay’s Summer Internship Programmes. If you …

William Lobo wins the Leadership Prize supported by Barclays Retail and Business Bank

Final Year Economics with French student, William Lobo, has successfully completed the Nottingham Advantage Award and is the winner of the Leadership Prize supported by Barclays Retail and Business Bank. Barclays were looking for a candidate that had demonstrated that they had developed and utilised leadership qualities and attributes in activities throughout the award. The prize from …

What does it take to be a good leader…?

As part of the Experian Leadership module 15 students have completed Leadership training, run by Experian here at the University. Students attended a full day of intensive training and were given a few weeks to put their new found skills in to practice before returning to present their experience to a panel of staff from …

Developing your business awareness with the help of graduate recruiters

For a lot of students, what makes the Advantage Award so exciting and beneficial is the fact that it is so heavily supported by graduate recruiters. They form an integral part of the what the Award is all about, and they even run some of the modules offered as part of the scheme. In this …