Are you passionate about your subject area? Would you like the opportunity to work with local school children? Then the Widening Participation Fellow programme might be for you!

The Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Team is currently recruiting 1st & 2nd year PhD students for the position of Widening Participation Fellows. These positions support the University’s widening participation activities with a range of learners from primary through to sixth formers. There are a number of posts available in each Faculty.

Hours and Pay: The period of employment is usually from October – July (10 months). Fellows are paid at a rate of £12.56 per hour. Payment is monthly: e.g. £125.60 / month for 10 months when working 100 hours in total. Potential applicants interested in fewer hours should speak with the contact person for their area given in the attached roles and responsibilities document.

How to apply: Further details of the positions, and reasons to get involved and how to apply can be found in the WPF Role & Responsibilities 2016 (pdf) . Interested applicants need to send a completed WP Award Holder Application Form (doc) to the relevant Faculty Officer by Friday 26 August 2016.

For more information about the University’s widening participation work please visit:

Emma Lewis, UG Recruitment and Widening Participation Officer (Academic Enrichment STEM)