The Worcester Award

The Worcester Award

What is the Worcester Award?

The Worcester Award is an employability award run by the Careers & Employability team.

It allows you to record extra activities you engage in during your time at the University of Worcester, and encourages you to reflect upon how these activities can help to improve your future employability. Gaining the Worcester Award will make you stand out from the crowd.

Last year, over 250 students completed the Worcester Award, including 119 Gold Award winners. To get started on the Worcester Award you will need to register HERE.You will also need to collect a log book from firstpoint (Peirson Study & Guidance Centre, St. John's Campus). The deadline for handing in completed log books at firstpoint is 13th April 2018. You are advised to hand it in well in advance if you are aiming for the Gold Award.

If you have any queries, please email or call 01905 855354.

If you have any difficulties accessing regular paid work due to issues such as disability or visa requirements, please contact us directly to discuss your situation.

The Worcester Award has three levels: Bronze; Silver; Gold. You can decide if you want to go for the Silver and/or Gold levels of the award.

Click the image below to see information on how to achieve the Worcester Award and the required activities for each level. 


Who can achieve the Worcester Award?

Any registered University of Worcester student can achieve the Worcester Award. You can be:

  • From any of the six institutes
  • Study full- or part-time
  • On your placement/sandwich year (if applicable)
  • Based at a partner college, or
  • On an undergraduate or postgraduate course


Recording your activities: Worcester Award Log Book

To complete any level of the Worcester Award you will need to record your activities in the log book. Worcester Award log books will be available to collect from firstpoint from Monday 2nd October 2017. A log book can be sent in the post by request - please email

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