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Nottingham Advantage Award

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Celebration event recording

The 2016 Nottingham Advantage Award event took place on Tuesday 7 June.

Click the button on the right to view a recording of the live stream.

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About the Award

The Award gives you the opportunity to stand out, the vision to achieve your goals and recognition for your commitment. We'd love you to get involved. The award is:

  • a cross-campus award - UK, China and Malaysia
  • supported by employers 
  • included on your degree transcript
  • free (with the exception of evening language classes)

You'll enjoy the challenge and show potential employers that you've gained valuable skills through making the most of university life. We offer over 300 modules* which focus on

  • career skills
  • mentoring
  • cultural awareness
  • entrepreneurship
  • volunteering
*across the UK, China and Malaysia campuses

Find your modules and apply

Choose a module in four easy steps.

Log in to Workspace

  • Find a module that interests you – search by school, faculty or category 
  • Check when it's available
  • Find out what it involves and decide if it's for you
  • Apply

 

For the Award, you will:

  • complete 30 credits to gain the Award; each module is 10 or 20 credits
  • complete a maximum of 20 credits in an academic year; the marks do not count towards your overall degree result
 

 

Why do the Award?

Take three minutes to find out how it will benefit you. Perspectives from a graduate recruiter, student, alumna and our Director.

 

You might also find our Why I'm glad I'm doing the Advantage Award blog, written by a student blogger, very useful in explaining the benefits. 

A look back at 2015/16

If you've already received your Award, or considering taking some modules this year, take a look back at some of our favourite photos from last year.

 

 

 

Interested? Browse our module guide

 

Or alternatively, download your copy of the guide PDF format 

 

Contact us

 

 

Careers and Employability Service

The University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk