The Leicester Award Gold

The Leicester Award GoldThe Leicester Award Gold is a career development programme, for Leicester Award completers, designed to support you to achieve a professional experience such as a summer internship, year in industry or year abroad. This will enable you to develop relevant skills and experience, and stand out from the crowd when you graduate.

How will I complete it?

Second year students may have the Leicester Award Gold timetabled as part of your second year programme. All other year groups will be invited to attend an introductory workshop via email at the start of each semester. If for any reason you have missed your Leicester Award Gold workshop, please email and we will let you know how to get involved.


As part of the Award you will receive detailed individual feedback on a professional application, which will be extremely valuable for future applications.

After completing the Award you will be able to Get Connected with access to enhanced networks & exclusive opportunities, including:

  • Our Professional Mentoring Programme
  • Exclusive access to employer opportunities
  • Priority access to employer job roles
  • Access to our networking partner; Bright Network, with an advanced level Membership

Find out more about our exclusive portal for Leicester Award Gold completers, Get Connected.

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Prabhjot Singh

“The Leicester Award Gold helped me in developing my commercial awareness, capabilities and helped me in creating an effective graduate CV and covering letter.”