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How do I achieve the UCD Advantage Award?

What's in it for me?

What's in it for me?

  • UCD Advantage will help you stand out from the crowd and is a great addition to your CV
  • The award will be added to your UCD Diploma Supplement (link to DS)
  • Completing the award helps you to articulate all the amazing transferable skills you have developed
  • Employers are looking for well-rounded students


"Being recognised by your university for extra-curricular activities is so important. It helped me to explain in my Master's interview examples of leadership, teamwork and organisation skills as a member of a UCD Society"

What do I need to achieve the UCD Advantage Award?
  • You must engage in a minimum of 2 co-curricular activities, of which only one can be external to UCD. Your activities can range from clubs, societies, volunteering, internships, part-time work and hundreds more. 
  • You must demonstrate engagement with all 4 the award themes
  • Everything you need to know will be explained in your induction. Book your induction on MyCareer.

91% of students felt more confident in articulating their skills as a result of achieving the UCD Advantage Award.


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