Award Prizes: Five Advantages you’ll get by applying

Each year we recognise students who have gone above and beyond during their time with the Nottingham Advantage Award. We have seven prizes you could win rewarding areas such as personal development, inclusion and community work. These are also supported by employers including Boots, Mars, Save the Children plus the Vice-Chancellor. Applications are now open, so …

Advantage Award prizes – How the experience helped me achieve more

Our Advantage Award prize applications are now open until the end of February. We have seven prizes this year recognising areas such as personal development, leadership and work in the community. These are sponsored by employers and the Vice Chancellor to give you that extra recognition. You can find out more and to apply here. …

How the Advantage Award changed me so I could change the world

By Loren Querickiol, BA Hons International Media and Communications Studies, Final Year Regardless of the specificity, longevity or demands of your course, the Nottingham Advantage Award is for you. Of course, who am I to say this scheme of incredible employability opportunities is right for you? That being said, here is why my experience proves …

How to boost your employability with the Advantage Award

For the past 10 years our team have been helping you make career choices and stand out to employers. Our employability scheme is designed to showcase your extra-curricular activities and prepare you for the recruitment process. You have until you graduate to complete up to three of our modules. However, if you only do one …

Join the Game: Discover your strengths and make an Impact

For the past 10 years the Advantage Award has been welcoming new modules. Today we are celebrating the arrival of the Social Impact Game. This module invites Social Sciences students to learn new skills by creating their own group Social Impact Project. Here we present why you should take part, how it works and how …

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. …

Inspiring young people for 10 years with the Advantage Award

This year the Nottingham Advantage Award will be celebrating 10 years of boosting your employability. We rely heavily on the support of our module convenors. The majority of them voluntarily commit their time to help us and you. As we celebrate this landmark we have invited Pete Bruce, convenor of the Inspiring Young People module, …

The Advantages of becoming an Award student representative

Applications to become a Nottingham Advantage Award student representative/ champion for 2019/20 have just opened. If you already know you want to apply then you can find out more here. However, if you still need some convincing then read below about the experience of one of our 2018/19 student representatives – Taapsi Kohli, BA Hons …

Module of the Year 2019: How your nominations can make a difference

You have the opportunity to nominate the module that has had the most positive impact on your personal and professional development. It is more about the quality of what you write than the number of nominations we receive. So the more you tell us about how great your favourite module is the better chance it …

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 2019, 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 …