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Extra Mile

Extra Mile

Extra Mile is a programme designed to recognise all our Societies and Sports Clubs who go above and beyond to provide an excellent level of service, opportunity and experience for their members. It also helps the Sports & Societies team to achieve its strategic goals within the UPSU strategy.

For more information about Extra Mile, click the button below. In the online information session, you will find out more about Extra Mile, what is needed for what is needed at each level and also see examples of previous submissions.

Extra Mile Information

The Extra Mile Accreditation scheme uses a grading system

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold

These awards demonstrate to UPSU, the Sabbatical Officers team, University of Plymouth and the Student community how student groups are actively making a difference to develop and engage the members.

There are a number of incentives for the Student groups including increased recognition

UPSU Extra Mile is renewed annually.


How to complete Extra Mile:

  1. With your committee decide which Extra Mile Award you are aiming for
    1. Sports Clubs: Go through that Extra Mile Award and tick off the criteria checklist one by one and collate evidence.
    2. Societies: Go through that Extra Mile Award and tick off the criteria checklist one by one and collate evidence.
  2. To submit your Extra Mile application email:
    1. Sports Clubs – sport@su.plymouth.ac.uk
    2. Societies – societies@su.plymouth.ac.uk

Student Groups - Extra mile criteria & application downloads:

For bronze; please complete the bronze criteria application form.

For silver; please complete the bronze & silver criteria application form.

For gold; please complete the bronze, silver & gold criteria application form.