Working or volunteering this summer? Get it accredited!

Do have a part-time job, vacation job or volunteering position for this summer? If so, why not get it accredited and join more than 2,500 students who are already taking part in the Nottingham Advantage Award? Our popular Part-time Jobs, Vacation Jobs and Volunteering module runs over the summer holiday period and consists of two …

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 …

How to explain your Award experience to employers

Whether you have completed the Nottingham Advantage Award, or have just finished your first module, you will have great experiences to draw on when it comes to clinching that all important job. Everybody knows that an interview can be daunting, but with a little bit of know-how, it needn’t be. Explaining your Award experience to …

Don’t miss out……places are going fast!

Term has only just begun, but already the Advantage Award is proving to be popular among students. We’ve been inundated with applications for lots of our modules – so much so that we’ve had to close some applications early.   But fear not! We’re still taking applications for lots of great modules, so now’s the …

It’s that time of year again!

Whether you’re a returning student or a fresher, the Advantage Award team wishes you a warm welcome back to Campus. We hope you’ve all had a great, relaxing summer and made the most of the beautiful British sunshine while it lasted…. The Award team haven’t been resting; we’ve been busy throughout summer introducing lots of …

Are you interested in project managing your own PR campaign?

Take part in one of the following modules to gain real life experience which will look fantastic on your CV and give you lots of examples to talk about during interviews…  PR Project Management https://workspace.nottingham.ac.uk/display/NAAMY/PR+Project+Management To apply for this module in the autumn term you will need to email a paragraph explaining why you would …

Project Management: A Practical Approach – Financial Capability

Would you like the chance to run your own campaign and develop key project management skills? Despite what the module title might suggest, there is no need for you to have any finance-specific knowledge to take part in ‘Financial Capability’. The module involves working as a group to design an exciting campaign or project which …

Graduation Congratulations!

Today marks the start of the summer graduation ceremonies here at the University, congratulations to all of our students who are graduating! This year has been a big year for the Advantage Award, we started the year with just over 1,000 students taking part, a figure which now stands at 2,300. We’ve also recently had …

Annalise Grice wins the Professional Development Prize supported by PwC

Final Year English student, Annalise Grice, has successfully completed the Nottingham Advantage Award and is the winner of the Professional Development Prize supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers. PwC were looking for a candidate that had demonstrated commitment to developing their employability, career development and professional development in activities throughout the award. The prize from PwC was 6 months mentoring …

Spring term modules

Welcome back to all of our students returning to the University after the winter break. We hope you all enjoyed the vacation and are looking forward to the spring term! For those of you looking to undertake a module this term, these are some of the modules which are still available: Skills for Employability You …