Benefits for students

While you’re still at school or college, it can be difficult to see the bigger picture, where you can get to or how far you can really go. This is where Embark really comes into its own.

A valuable addition to your CV, achieving an Embark award has the benefit of giving you focus and direction, helping you to grow your skills and discover new ones. Together this provides invaluable experience and employability skills to help you now and in the future.

Embark will help you to:

  • Develop and understand how you can grow your skills
  • Identify the skills you have that employers want
  • Learn how to work as a team member
  • Develop good communication, problem solving and self-management skills
  • Prepare for the world of work
  • Explore career options
  • Enhance your CV
  • Gain 12 UWE Bristol UCAS points
  • Build your confidence
  • Demonstrate to employers that you have gone further and done more to stand out from the crowd.

Find out more about the award categories you can complete and how to enter.