WELCOME

Welcome to the Graduate+ website. Here you will find out all the information you need to start your journey of success. Graduate+ is the brand new extra-curricular awards framework to help you grow as a person whilst preparing you for your future career aspirations.

As a BCU student you are an automatic member of the Graduate+ community. The Graduate + team look to encourage you to get involved in the range of activities, events and opportunities that are available during your time at University and focus on your future.

Graduate+ is a three year Award programme which will record a range of activities & events in addition to your degree programme. These will be recorded within your own individual matrix on this website as you work towards, Bronze, Silver and Gold level.

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

  1. Take the 'Potential.ly Development Tool'.
  2. Check out the 'information & resources section'
  3. Get involved in a range of internal and external activities and events
  4. Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone
  5. Make your volunteering and/or part time work count towards your Graduate+ Award
  6. Log all that you do against your own 'Graduate+ Award'
  7. Become the Ultimate Graduate!

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

Birmingham City University is committed in helping you to grow, develop and maximise your own potential both now and in the future. The BCU Graduate employability attributes reflect the skills and qualities needed to compete and get ahead in whichever direction you choose.

The world is changing and whilst your degree is really important it is equally important to provide evidence to support the below BCU Graduate employability attributes:

  • PROFESSIONAL & WORK READY
  • CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVERS
  • ENTERPRISING
  • GLOBAL OUTLOOK

A 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!

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