Bournemouth University

BU Student Development Award


Stand out from the crowd - equip yourself with skills that employers will find impossible to resist!

We recognise the hard work and commitment you give when you commit to involving yourself in extra-curricular activities alongside your studies and our goal is to help you unlock your true potential by using those experiences to enhance your future. The BU Student Development Award enables you to showcase your skills to prospective employers in your own e-portfolio webpage. Once you've applied and been accepted, you'll receive specialised training and the support of a Coach to complete the Award in 6 straightforward steps.

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Click '1' then follow the instructions to complete and submit the online application form – your application will be assessed and you will receive a response shortly after the closing date Click '2' then look through the Extra-Curricular Activities to choose what you'd like to be involved in – you need 100 points or more for the Award Click '3' and book onto the essential SDA Induction – you must attend the Induction to qualify for the Award Click '4' and book an appointment with your SDA Award Coach so you can get the support you need to plan your goals Click '5' and learn how to prepare your E-Portfolio according to the criteria Click '6' and submit your E-Portfolio – pass and you qualify to attend the Awards Ceremony
2013/14 applications are now closed - next applications open August 2014
Watch videos and see photos of the Award's participants and sponsors