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Resources

The following resources will help you along your way during the Student Success Award.

Be Prepared 

This section of the award is all about understanding what you want to achieve and choosing some Advantage Activities to get involved with.

Planning can be an important part of this you can use this Skills Wheel to help you identify what ‘skills gaps’ you may have.

You may also wish to see one of our qualified careers consultants who can help you identify what you hope to achieve in the future. You can find out details of appointments and drop-ins here.

Be Involved

Choosing your Advantage Activities:

We advertise vacancies for volunteering and work experience online via Advantage Click Here to browse vacancies.   

You can use Volunteering websites such as Salford CVS and Do-it.org to find a local volunteering activity.

The Student's Union run a huge amount of clubs and societies that you can get involved with.

Speak to your Personal Tutor or a Lecturer to ask about new opportunities within your discipline that they may be aware of.

Remember to keep a log and reflect on activities as you are taking part – otherwise you will find it very hard to remember what happened when!

Be Reflective

Use our Reflective Writing ‘Basics Guide’ (Note for editors: link broken) as a launch pad to discover the importance of reflective writing.

Attend a Reflective Writing session run by the Study Skills Team.

Get your CV checked at one of or CV Clinics.

Talk to a Careers Consultant in person or on Skype.

Be Ready

Find some information about how to make your presentation work here

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to e-mail us and we will be happy to help.