New for 2022-23

The employer endorsed BU Graduate Skills+ is your extracurricular skills award, designed using the Career Readiness model to give you a structured way to develop and articulate the employability skills you gain whilst at BU.


Open to all BU students - you will attend Graduate Skills Masterclasses, take part in a diverse range of extracurricular experiences, engage with group challenges and network with employers.

There are four stages that you must complete to achieve your Graduate Skills+ Award as shown in the image above. These stages relate to where you are in your Career Planning Journey.

You must complete thee activities per stage including attendance at one Graduate Skills Masterclass per stage in order to receive your Graduate Skills+ Certificate.

To find out more about Graduate Skills+, please head to Brightspace.

Graduate skills stages

Upon completion of your Graduate Skills+ Award you will receive your certificate, which you can showcase on your CV or online profile.

Graduate Skills+ QR code

Sign up for Graduate Skills+ via MyCareerHub

To find out more about Graduate Skills+, head to Brightspace.