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Gain valuable experience and inspire young people by becoming a Widening Participation Fellow

Do you want a teaching experience and an opportunity to help young people access higher education no matter what their background?

If you currently undertaking a PhD and feel passionate about your field and are interested in working with local school children you could be a perfect Widening Participation Fellow.

The Student Recruitment and Widening Participation team are currently recruiting non-final year PhD students . This is a fantastic opportunity to further your work experience while also doing something fulfilling. The position aims to assist in the University’s widening participation activities, helping and inspiring young people from primary school to sixth formers. Activities Fellows are involved in include:

    • Subject taster workshops and lectures;
    • Academic Study Skills e.g. essay writing, research skills;
    • Student Life activities, teaching and learning at university;
    • School and college careers events;
    • Delivering “Why Study” talks in Schools/Colleges

The aim of widening participation is to create a fair access to education for deserving students from any background that may be holding them back. For more details on the work done by the WP team click here.

Further information and applications

To find out more about the WP Fellow positions and how to apply visit this website.

Positions are available in each Faculty and if you have any enquiries, please contact the relevant Faculty Officer:

Biology, Medicine and Health:  Laura Cragg

Humanities:  Emma Britain

Science and Engineering:  Emily Cooksey

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 17 August 2018.