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?

Some second year students will have the Leicester Award Gold as part of their course. All other students can complete the Award online through our specialist Blackboard site; you can also attend an optional workshop to get additional support.

If you can’t access the Leicester Award Gold Blackboard site or want to find out more, email lagold@le.ac.uk and we will help you get started.

Sign up for a live online workshop now!

These are optional but will give you a great opportunity to ask questions and find out more. Our next webinar is:


Final deadline for 2019/20 academic year: Friday June 5th 2020.

Benefits

As part of the Award you will be able to practice and receive detailed individual feedback on your professional application skills, and get an insight popular recruitment practices including video interviews and psychometric tests.

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 opportunities and events
  • Priority access to 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.

Haven’t achieved your Leicester Award yet?
It’s not too late! Email lagold@le.ac.uk to find out how to get started.

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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.”