Welcome to the University of Gloucestershire Employability Award...
We all know how competitive the graduate job market is….so it’s really important to make your applications stand out from the crowd. Employers value not only your qualifications, but also the skills and experiences you have acquired whilst at university – and now you can receive an Employability Award to prove this!
Taking part in the Employability Award scheme will equip you for future success by encouraging you to:
Participate fully in the opportunities university life has to offer - to gain experience and develop your employability skills
Gain work-related experience
Receive formal recognition for your extra-curricular achievements
Reflect upon your strengths and skills – to develop a clear idea of what you have to offer a future employer
Enhance the skills you’ll need to make successful applications and perform well in recruitment interviews
Benefit from 1-1 feedback and career coaching from the Careers team
“At the University of Gloucestershire, we want to help you build the skills, confidence and capability to go out and find a great job when you graduate. There are lots of opportunities available for you to do that throughout your time at University and the UOG Employability Award is a great way to record what you have learned from the experience to ensure that you get recognition for it. With an employability award, you will be able to show future employers what you have achieved, and how it has helped you." Stephen Marston, Vice Chancellor
" The Gloucestershire Employability Award is a great way to stand out from the crowd. It shows that you've not only got the skills to succeed in the workplace but also that you've taken the time to reflect and develop yourself alongside your studies at the University of Gloucestershire. Whenever I recruit at graduate level, this is exactly the kind of addition I like to see to a CV" Kim McGuiness, Manager 'Get Going' at Endsleigh