Making the transition from University to graduate employment

Whether you have secured a graduate job already or are still looking for a position, starting work for the first time can be daunting but it needn’t be. It will be different; you will face a variety of new challenges compared with those you now face at university. There will also be many opportunities open …

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 …

Are you recruitment ready?

Preparing for the recruitment process can be daunting for some students, but thanks to our Skills for Employability workshops this can be made easier. Hosted by a range of graduate recruiters from various industries this is a great opportunity to find out more. Sessions are aimed at students from all degree subjects and are delivered …

Impact: Will you help promote the employability of our graduates?

In the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen or heard about ‘Impact: The Nottingham Campaign.‘ It’s the University’s new appeal which will raise £150m over the next five years to help establish an even more diverse student body, provide a richer student experience, transform research programmes and make an even greater contribution to the global …

Make yourself more employable and make your CV shine

Getting a job after University is never an easy task and that’s why we’ve developed modules to give you a helping hand. As part of the Award we have modules such as Career Planning Skills, run by the Careers and Employability Service, and more tailored modules delivered by specific Academic Schools, which may be included …

Engaging with the local community through the Advantage Award

When you come to University you are often moving to a new area and joining a new community. You may want to get involved in local community activities but be unsure of how to go about this, and that’s where we can help! The University of Nottingham has a long history of contributing  to the local community and here …

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 …

“The Award is what a Nottingham education is all about” – Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Greenaway, has talked about his belief in the Advantage Award and the value it offers students at the University. Now in it’s fourth year, the Award has been created to make Nottingham students stand out to graduate recruiters, realise their potential and get well-deserved recognition for the extra-curricular activities they take …