#HighAchievers 

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 
Digital literacy 
Communication (verbal, written, visual) 
Teamwork and collaboration 
Planning/organisational Skills 
Managing self-awareness 
Lifelong learning 
Creative-Problem Solving 
Creative thinking 
Critical thinking 
Active problem solving 
Risk management 
Theory into practice 
Enterprising 
Attitude and outlook 
Initiative 
Leadership (People, things) 
Opportunistic outlook 
Resourceful 
Adaptable to change/flexible 
Global Outlook 
Valuing Diversity 
Cross-cultural experience 
Environmental awareness 
Moral and Ethical awareness 
Social and economic awareness 

Start your Bronze award today by visiting graduateplus.bcu.ac.uk with activities such as: 

1. Potential.ly – strengths based personality profile 
2. Rosetta Stone – learn a new language 
3. Course Induction – attend and discover your subject 
4. Welcome Week – explore and test ideas 

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 

Part-time work 
Volunteering 
Placement Activity 
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. 

Start your journey today and visit: