Once you have earned badges you will want to show them to peers and prospective employers, they are recognised achievements that prove you have particular skills, knowledge and accomplishments.

When you have been issues with a badge you will receive an email

Badge Email

Click on the button to get your badge (The text on the button may very)

This will take you to Open Badge Passport where you will be asked to log in or create an account.

If you don’t already have an account, then create an account. It is recommended that you don’t use your university email address for this account as you may want to access your badges after you have left the university.

Log in

You will see in your My pending badges section a badge waiting to be accepted

pending badges

Click on the badge then click Accept Badge.

Accept Badge Button

You will then be given 3 options

  1. Private
  2. Open Badge Passport
  3. Public

Clicking on the option will give you details about what they mean pick the option you want then click Save. Choose Public if you want to share it on Social Media.

If you don’t know which option you want pick Private, as you can change your mind later.

You will then see the badge in My Badges.

To share the badge on social media, click on the badge and choose the Social tab.

shairing the badge on social media

The share buttons will then become available. Click on the button for the social media platform you want to share your badge on and follow the steps given.