The Sunderland Professional Award (SuPA) rewards you for the skills and experience that you gain through participation in activities outside the lecture theatre.

If you're looking for a genuine way to stand out from the crowd SuPA will certainly boost your CV. The Sunderland Professional Award (SuPA) is a three-tiered award that recognises and rewards you for the skills and experience you gain by taking part in activities outside the lecture theatre. This includes involvement in work experience and volunteering opportunities, societies and clubs, and employer events.

Gold? Silver? Bronze? How SUPA are you?

Bronze SuPA is ideal for first year students who want to identify their skills and start getting involved in activities and work towards the silver and gold awards.

Silver SuPA is perfect for mid-degree students who have started to take on active roles in activities, gain relevant experience and develop graduate skills.

Gold SuPA is ideal for final year students who have gained lots of experience and developed strong graduate skills with a strong sense of self-awareness and career plan.