The Graduate+ Award will help you identify and reflect on what you do so that you can promote yourself with confidence. Graduate+ is about YOU and more importantly for YOU.
You are on a journey of discovery from the minute you join BCU. As a student you are working towards becoming a professional graduate. This journey is enhanced by the Graduate+ Programme, whilst recognising that you are part of an amazing community network.
Graduate+ is an award programme which will allow you to record a range of activities and events in addition to your degree. This includes all activities undertaken within the HARS Scheme. The Graduate+ award will help you identify, reflect and articulate on skills that you have so that you can promote yourself with confidence.
Graduate+ focuses on the universities four key employability attributes:
Professional and Work Ready
Communication (verbal, written, visual)
Teamwork and collaboration
Active problem solving
Theory into practice
Attitude and outlook
Leadership (People, things)
Adaptable to change/flexible
Moral and Ethical awareness
Social and economic awareness
Start your Bronze award today by visiting graduateplus.bcu.ac.uk with activities such as:
Look out for some of our favourites that also count towards your Bronze award, such as:
The Firewalk - Step out of your comfort zone and ‘stand out from the crowd’
ParliaMentors - UN award-winning leadership programme where teams of university students of different faiths and non-religious beliefs collaborate to create real social change while being mentored by MPs
City Year Information Session - A year long opportunity providing support to young people at risk in local schools
Plus many more including Capgemini, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The Crunch, Dave Keeling, Nationwide, NCS The challenge
‘Once you’ve completed your Bronze Award look out for a range of different activities that may occur throughout your time at university
Frontrunner - 3 day leadership development programme that is designed to enhance your skills, networks and employability
Prince 2 - 3 day project management course
Enactus is a team of students supported by University and Business Advisors to develop projects with social change and impact at the heart
Come and join in with a host of activities throughout the year. All the activities you participate with the HARS scheme also counts towards your Graduate+ award.