Obtaining the Award

Please click on the link below to register using your university email address.

The iDEA Award

Once you have registered, you will be able to complete badges from a wide range of topics. You can save your progress, so there is no need to complete the award in one sitting. If you have previously completed the Bronze iDEA Award, then please complete the Silver Award as an alternative. See below for details of the options for earning Rise Points.

Bronze Award

  • To achieve the Bronze Award, you need to have a minimum of 250 award points and these points must be made up of at least 50 from each core category (Citizen, Worker, Maker and Entrepreneur).
  • You will be able to claim your certificate, as soon as you have achieved the Bronze Award.
  • To claim your 50 Rise points, upload your certificate in the next sprint.

Bronze Award Plus

  • After you have completed the Bronze Award, you have the option of earning the Badge Champion Special Achievement (known as Bronze Award Plus on Rise).
  • To earn this award, you will need to complete 50 (or more) Bronze badges.
  • You will then receive the award as a badge on your profile and on your record of achievement.
  • To claim your 75 Rise points, upload a screenshot of your Achievement in the next sprint.

Silver Award

  • To achieve the Silver Award, you need to have completed the Bronze Award, as well as at least 4 categories. The Citizen category is mandatory.
  • You will be able to claim your certificate, as soon as you have achieved the Silver Award.
  • To claim your 100 Rise points, upload your certificate in the next sprint.

Silver Award Plus

  • If you complete all the Silver Badges, you will unlock the Silver Star Special Achievement (known as Silver Award Plus on Rise).
  • You will receive the award as a badge on your profile and on your record of achievement.
  • To claim your 150 Rise points, upload a screenshot of your Achievement in the next sprint.