Bristol PLUS Award

Information about the University’s employability award, here to help you make the most of opportunities available to you.


Registration for this year’s PLUS Award is open.

Follow the steps below to get started before the registration deadline (12 noon 12 February 2024). The final completion deadline for this year’s Award is 12 noon 7 June 2024.

The Bristol PLUS Award rewards you for extracurricular activities you have completed at any point during your degree, and provides a structure to reflect on the skills you have developed. The PLUS Award is open to all students at the university, and can be completed during any year of your studies.

Employers support the Award because it demonstrates that you have the skills that they value.

How to get started

  1. To get started log in to mycareer and start the Bristol PLUS Award registration pathway. You will be directed to attend a Bristol PLUS Award introductory talk. An introductory talk will provide you with everything you need to know about the Award process.

  2. You will be able to access the Bristol PLUS Award registration form after you have attended the introductory talk. You must submit this form by 12 February 2024 to be registered on the Award. Once registered you must complete by 12 noon on 7 June 2024.

Once registered

Log your evidence through the Bristol PLUS Award evidence log, and complete your PLUS Award by 7 June 2024. 

Find out more

The Bristol PLUS Award guide contains step-by-step guidance of the Award process.

Outstanding PLUS Awards 

Have you gone above and beyond the PLUS Award requirements in 2023-24? Did you make a significant change or impact in an activity or role? If so then you can nominate yourself to receive extra recognition with an Outstanding PLUS Award (OPA). Nomination deadline 12 noon 25 March 2024.

Bristol PLUS Award guide

Find everything you need to know by reading the Bristol PLUS Award guide.

Why take part in the Bristol PLUS Award?

Find out what students and employers think about the award.

Track your skills

Reflect on, record and develop the skills you are learning through these activities in My Skills.

Information for staff

Find out everything you need to know to support PLUS Award students.

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