Careers and Employability Service
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Nottingham Advantage Award



Dylan Cox
I developed my ability to communicate with others in different situations, and discovered new directions in which I could take my career. Most importantly, I built a stronger character that I feel proud to carry with me into the future. 

Dylan Cox, Psychology student

Read Dylan's blog post

What is the Award? Watch our video to find out


Postgraduate student?

Check out our Postgraduate Award

The Award is the University's free employability scheme that helps you prepare for the job market and formally recognises your extracurricular activities. 

Award prizes

2022 prize winners 2021 prize winners

2020 prize winners


How do I take part? Watch the video to find out

1. Search the module catalogue  Find a module that interests you; search by category or by when it takes place

2. Check when it's available

3. Find out what it involves

4. Decide if it's for you


Our module applications open each year on the following dates:

Autumn and full year – 31 August

Spring – 1 November

Summer – 1 May

Application deadlines vary across modules so please check the individual module pages.

You'll be informed of the outcome of your application after the advertised deadline. Once you are registered on your first module, you are part of the scheme.


Looking for more information?



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