This Award is open to both full-time and part-time undergraduate students at Ulster.
The Award has been designed to enhance the employability of Ulster students by providing official recognition and evidence of activities outside your programme of study.
It is taken in addition to your degree and it is free to enrol. For the award you will take part in a wide range of activities to enhance your career prospects and also to show future employers you are committed to developing your personal skills. When you graduate from Ulster, the EDGE Award will appear on your official transcript - giving you the 'edge' in your career.
In order to obtain this award there are 3 steps you need to complete:
a. EDGE Award: complete 4 activities which are NOT all from the same category
b. EDGE Excel: complete 6 activities across 3 categories
**Ensure that each activity is verified within the academic year that you complete the activity**.
3. Apply for the Award once you have completed activities (in final year in 2nd semester)