Graduate+ 12 days of Christmas
Our Graduate+ 12 days of Christmas has finished which took place across all our social media accounts.
It was filled with Christmas Quotes and fun activities to do which can be added to your Graduate+ Bronze award.
If you missed our Christmas campaign you can check out the 12 days of Christmas activities:
Attend a Christmas activity/exhibition/performance
Over the festive season there are many activities, exhibitions and performances that you can watch and get involved in. This is an activity which you can add to your Bronze here.
Get some ideas for a present by watching the session on Eco Gift Giving
This is a session recorded from Graduate+ Week where you can learn about the negative environmental impacts of traditional gift-giving. Learning about eco-friendly gifts that cause significantly less harm. Watch it here.
Discover yourself with Potential.ly
Potential.ly is an online platform which is designed to help you gain a deeper insight into why you do what you do, it is a lot deeper than being labelled an introvert or extrovert. By completing this activity you can add it to your Graduate+ Bronze award here.
Find some time to visit a place of religious significance
In your spare time explore and visit a place of religious significance, it is a valuable educational experience and can help you to build a positive attitude. Do not forget to add this to your award here.
Upload and check your CV with CV360
CV360 analyses your CV in the same way as the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), giving you feedback against more than 50 checks and boosting your chances of getting through the first stage of recruitment. Check it out here.
Watch our Graduate+ session on Defeating Procrastination
Our Graduate+ week Defeating Procrastination recording – gives you hints and tips to reduce your procrastination and increase your productivity so that you have more time to do the things you love. Watch it here.
Share your work and update your professional social media profiles
It is good to create a professional social media account if you have not already. It is an effective way to reach new audiences with engaging content which helps show your brand and personality. This is an activity that you can add to your Bronze here.
Go and visit a museum
Exhibitions differ from time to time, so there is always something new. They usually showcase many ideas, some even unaccomplished and unpopular. You can add this to your Bronze award here.
Try out JobFit
It is an interactive online experience, it is a lot of fun & helps you identify your employability skills for your future and beyond! Complete it here.
Manage your Christmas spending with Blackbullion
Check out Blackbullion - a learning platform created to help you get to grips with all things money-related. It is filled with videos, graphics, and designed to empower you to make more informed financial decisions. Find out more here.
This Christmas you can register for volunteering
Volunteering is a great way to build your skills, gain experience and make a difference to a cause you care about! Check out our BCU Volunteering page bulletin to explore opportunities available here.
Go on...set yourself a smart goal
One of the reasons goals are so important is that they give you direction. When you have got clearly set and well-defined goals, they make lots of decisions easy. Once you have created one you can add it to your Bronze award here.
Each of these activities can be added to your Graduate+ Bronze award.
Graduate+ Christmas Quotes
"It is the most wonderful time of the year." Edward Pola and George Wyle
“You have a very bright future ahead of you. May the festive season bring hope and remind you to never give up on your dreams." David Cameron
"To enjoy true happiness all you need is a grateful heart." Author Unknown
"Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us." David Cameron
"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." Winston Churchill
"I believe… I believe… It is silly, but I believe." Susan, Miracle on 34th Street
"It is not how much we give but how much love we put into giving." Mother Theresa
"It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” W. T. Ellis
“Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts." Janice Maeditere
“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas." Peg Bracken
“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” Charles M. Schulz
"Love the giver more than the gift." Brigham Young