Your SU Leadership Award recognises your involvement and activities within extracurricular activities whilst
studying at Coventry University.
You can showcase the skills you have developed in a format that can be digitally viewed by potential
Click on the button below to start your online application!
This is a great chance to improve your CV and make yourself a standout candidate! The Leadership Award can
recognise many things such as:
The Leadership Award has 3 levels:
If you are an active participant within extracurricular activities, but don’t take on any
formal leadership roles, this Award recognises the extra skills and experience you have gained.
The Bronze Leadership Award recognises Coventry University students who seek out and participate
within opportunities to develop their interests, meet new people, and proactively stretch themselves
through trying something new.
To achieve the Bronze Leadership Award, students identify the skills and experience they have gained
through their participation. These will depend entirely on their experience, but are commonly
communication, team-working, presentational and personal skills.
If you do more than actively participate, perhaps taking on some elements of leadership within your
activities, or engaging in a way that helps grow and sustain your extracurricular activity, then the
Silver Leadership Award is for you.
The Silver Leadership Award recognises Coventry University students who have progressed from
participating in an activity, to a greater degree of engagement and contributions. They support
their activities through taking on elements of leadership and making contributions, as and when
To achieve the Silver Leadership Award, students review the skills and experience they have gained
through their engagement within their activities. These skills can cover the spectrum from personal
and communication skills, through to organisational and leadership skills they have developed
through their contributions.
If you have demonstrated your leadership skills through making significant contributions, either
within an a formal executive role , or any other voluntary position, then the Gold Leadership Award
is for you.
The Gold Leadership Award recognises Coventry University students who have made significant
contributions through their extracurricular activities, and who have actively shaped and development
their opportunities through their involvement.
To achieve the Gold Leadership Award, students reflect and evidence the experience and skills
developed through their roles. These skills will be those most relevant to their position, but will
range from commercial and organisational through to leadership and communication.
Each term we host Leadership award workshops, which are free to attend and are a great to for you to find out
more about the Award, guidance on the application process and get support with your application.
The level of Award you are eligible to achieve is dependent on the nature of your involvement, and your
ability to provide supporting evidence of this. Within your submission you may include any evidence that you
feel is appropriate, however, see below for specific requirements for each award level.
Within your submission, reflect on each of the employability skills you have developed
through your opportunity
From drop-down menu choose skills
Identify your skills
Describe the skills you have developed
Discuss how your skills have been developed and applied
This is a person who is willing to be contacted to confirm your involvement in your
Evidence to support application
Records your opportunity dates, activities and development
Photos and Other Media
These are photos / videos / other media that can evidence your involvement and activities
Peer / Leader Reference
This is the section where you can provide a written reference from somebody who is aware of
your role / participation
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