The Big E: Experience the world of work, turn your dreams into reality, enrich
your knowledge and skills, and engage and get involved with your University
careers, employability, career, jobs, work, skills, development
Make the most of your Essex experience
The Big e is all about making the most of
your Essex experience. It's all the extra stuff you get from
University life on top of your degree. Wherever you see the Big e
there will be an opportunity to either gain
Introducing the Big essex
What is it?
A brand new Employability Award run by our
- Log your extra-curricular experience
hours, for example, Frontrunners, RSN, Student
Ambassador, SU employee, course reps,
sports and societies plus other
part-time work. Get in touch for a full
- Add a little volunteering.
- We’ll help you identify evidence and
successfully sell the skills graduate
employers are really looking for.
Why do it?
- Complete the Award and we’ll record
it on your degree transcript.
- Get ahead of the game – make your CV
really stand out.
- The Award can help you showcase all
of your extra-curricular achievements
and provide concrete proof to employers
just how employable you are.
- Get in touch with the Awards Team. E-mail bige (non-Essex users add @essex.ac.uk) or,
if you are on our Colchester Campus, visit the
Employability and Careers Centre on Square 2.