Working with young people/schools – widening participation
Widening participation addresses patterns of under-representation in higher education.
Brilliant Club Scholars Programme
This programme is run by The Brilliant Club, an award-winning university access charity.
They recruit and train doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to pupils in schools that serve under-represented communities.
The University works in partnership with The Brilliant Club.
Applications of interest can be made at any time.
Find out more about the Brilliant Club Scholars Programme.
Brilliant Tutoring Programme
This programme was originally set up to support the national catch-up effort caused by school closures.
We are delighted to be an approved National Tutoring partner through the National Tutoring Programme. It provides tutoring to pupils in small groups (1:3), in core subjects with our subject expert PhD tutors.
Tutoring groups will receive 15 hours of tutoring over 15 weeks. The University works in partnership with The Brilliant Club. Applications of interest can be made at any time. This is a paid role.
Find out more about the Brilliant Tutoring Programme.
This programme has been sent up to deliver quality tutoring to disadvantaged pupils to address the impact of school closures due to the pandemic.
If you are successful at interview, you will be invited to attend our programme of training. This may either be face-to-face on the university campus over two and half days, or training may be delivered online, lasting approximately 10 hours.
The University works in partnership with The Tutor Trust. Applications of interest can be made at any time. This is a paid role.
Find out more about the Tutor Trust.
Manchester Access Programme (MAP) Tutors
MAP supports the progression of talented local sixth form (Year 12) students into The University of Manchester or another research-intensive university through the completion of a portfolio of work.
This is a paid role. Look out for annual calls for applications of interest.
Find out more about applying to be a MAP tutor for 2022.
Manchester Widening Participation Fellow
Working with the University’s Widening Participation team, fellowships develop and deliver activities to inspire and engage school and college students from across Greater Manchester.
Positions are open to all non-final year PhD students. This is a paid role.
Look out for annual calls for applications of interest.