Opportunities for current students

Current students are critical to our work, and there are a number of ways that you can get involved:

Leicester Student Ambassador

Undergraduate students in their final year of studyor post graduate students are not eligible to apply. Any applications submitted by these students will not be considered.

Type: Casual / Flexible
Pay: The current hourly starting rate is £7.05
Applications Open: October 2017 Application Deadline: Midday 27th October 2017 Assessment Centre:7th, 8th and 9th November 2017
Compulsory training for successful applicants: General Training 15th November 2017, Campus Tour Training 22nd November 2017 and Accommodation Tour Training 25th November 2017

Through our Leicester Student Ambassador scheme you can work with us on the delivery of Open Days, Applicant Visit Days and a wide variety of other events which take place on campus and in schools in support of our Student Recruitment activity. Ambassadors also have the opportunity to work with pupils at Primary and Secondary level both on and off campus in support of our Widening Participation activity

Please see the following document for more information:

Job Description

All students who are interested in applying for the role, MUST attend a recruitment talk in order to receive access to the application form. This recruitment talk will also provide information on our e-mentor schemes.  Recruitment talks are available at the following times:

  • Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - 3-4pm - Completed
  • Wednesday 4th October 2017 - 2-3pm- Completed
  • Thursday 5th October 2017 - 4-5pm - Completed
  • Tuesday 10th October 2017 - 5-6pm - Completed
  • Wednesday 11th October 2017 - 1-2pm - Completed
  • Thursday 12th October 2017 - 12-1pm - Completed
  • Monday 16th October 2017 - 5-6pm - Completed
  • Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 12-1pm - Completed
  • Wednesday 18th October 2017 - 4-5pm - Completed
  • Friday 20th October 2017 - 11am-12pm - Completed

All talks are now complete, please click on the link below where you can register your interest for the role. We will be in touch, when our next round of recruitment opens in the Spring

Register your interest now


Mature Student Ambassadors

At the University of Leicester we have a well-established Leicester Student Ambassador scheme, we are piloting a similar scheme for Mature Student Ambassadors to support our widening participation activity.


Working with the Widening Participation Team, E-Mentors will mentor up to 9 mentees from one of the widening participation programmes we offer (the programme you work on as an E-Mentor will be chosen upon your suitability and where you will be able to most utilise your experience and knowledge to guide your e-mentees.)

As an E-Mentor you will be able to support and guide prospective students through our online platform whilst working around your studies gaining valuable skills for your CV.

Job Type: Casual/Flexible                                                                                                                                 Pay: The current hourly rate is £7.85                                                                                                                               Applications Open: October 2017                                                                                                                                 Application Deadline: Midday 1st November 2017                                                                                                       Assessment Centre and Training: 12th December 2017

Undergraduate students in their final year of study or post graduate students are not eligible to apply.Any applications submitted by these students will not be considered.

To find out more about the E-Mentor role please see job description below:

Job Description and Person Specification

We are now accepting applications for our e-mentor roles, please click on the link below to take you to the unitemps advert, where you apply:


Working In Schools

There are also a variety of opportunities for current students to undertake work in schools through activities such as the Students in classroom programme. If you are part of a committee for a student group and would like to earn your society some cash by delivering sessions on campus or in schools get in touch with su-community@le.ac.uk to express an interest and they will be in touch with you.

We are currently not recruiting for our working in school positions. Please click on the link below to register for one of the schemes and a member of the team will be in touch when recruitment opens.

Register your interest

Academic Assignment Tutors

We have opportunities for PhD students to work as Academic Assignment Tutors for Realising Opportunities programme. These are longer-term positions and we welcome applications from PhD students across all fields of study.

We are currently not recruiting for Academic Assignment Tutors.

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