The Global Professional Award (GPA) is an innovative programme designed to equip University of Huddersfield undergraduates with the tools needed for success at university and to thrive in their chosen field after graduation.
The programme is available to students of full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerated or apprenticeship degrees.
Watch this Introduction to Global Professional Award video.
The Award has three areas of focus:
Completing the Award will support you to transform into a highly employable graduate who is:
It is managed by a specialist team of staff who run GPA sessions both face to face and in online environments, and who also manage student assessment. The GPA programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, and students who complete the GPA are also awarded a CMI level 5 qualification. Examples of GPA content include career management, understanding global issues, looking after our physical and mental well-being, networking and volunteering.
GPA project lead is Jane Owen Lynch.
GPA Manager is Dave Stanbury.
For further information about the Global Professional Award please click this link to the webpage.
Contact the GPA team at email@example.com