Your EDGE Activity Record and Final Application

Advice for finalists

1. Check your EDGE activities are recorded

As you come to the final stages of your EDGE Award the first thing you need to do is check which activities are recorded on your EDGE Award record. If you think there should be activities on your record that are not currently showing then please contact the activity co-ordinator or email

Check your progress

2. Your Final Application

Once you have all your completed activities recorded the final stage is for you to complete a short final application.

Due to graduate Summer 2024 

A short final application is linked on a special EDGE Award Class of 2024 area on Blackboard Learn. Within this area you will also find other useful information that will support your EDGE Award Journey. The deadline for completing this final application is 9th May 2024.

All final year students who are registered on the Ulster EDGE Award should have access to this area on Blackboard Learn.

EDGE Final Application for Summer 2024 graduates

Due to graduate Winter 2024 

If you are due to graduate December 2024, you will need to complete the short final application with a deadline of 1st November. You can access this form directly here:

EDGE Final Application for Winter '24 graduates

Suggested activities for finalists

We know that final year is a busy time so these activities are self directed meaning you can complete them around your schedule:

1. Self Awareness & Reflection

The development of your self awareness is like developing the foundation for your success. Understanding your strengths, weakness, preferences and interests will help you make better decisions about your career, job search and skills development.

2. Work Experience Skills Builder

This EDGE activity helps you reflect with more depth on your key responsibilities within your part time job, helping you recognise the skills you are developing and demonstrating.

Other activities worth reviewing include:

Self Awareness & Reflection Work Experience Skills Builder
EDGE Excel Award Student of the Year 2024

EDGE Excel Award Student of the Year 2024

If you are completing the Ulster EDGE Excel Award you are eligible to put your nominate yourself for the Ulster EDGE Excel Student of the Year 2024. More information is available on the Ulster EDGE Award Class of 2024 area on Blackboard Learn. (Image: 2023 EDGE Excel Student of the Year Ronnie Gomersall)