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Find out more about becoming a Widening Participation Fellow

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 recruiting non-final year PhD students for the position of Widening Participation Fellows this summer. 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 plus a new role which will look at Public Engagement on clean air for young people.

On 24 June 2019, we are running an informal information session for anyone to come along and find out more about these roles, meet PhD students who have been WP Fellows, and learn more about the application process – you can register here.

You can learn more about our Widening Participation work by visiting our webpages and view our annual report from last year. You can find out more information about the WP Fellow positions here.

Please note these positions are open to PhD students who won’t be in their final year from September 2019. Students who will be 1st Years in their PhDs in September are able to apply. .

For further information and enquiries, please contact the relevant Faculty Officer below:

Posted on behalf of Emma Lewis-Kalubowila, Emma Britain and Roz Webster, Student Recruitment and Widening Participation, The Univerisity of Manchester

Widening Participation Fellows: Information Session – 5 June 2017, 3-4pm

Are you a PhD student 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 are recruiting 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 form. There are a number of paid posts available for students in each Faculty, which are flexible around your studies.

If you would like to find out more, we are running an informal information session on 5th June 3 – 4pm, where you can get more information, meet experienced WP fellows… and eat cake! If you’d like to come along and find out more – please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/widening-participation-fellows-information-event-tickets-34286429634 to register.

For more information about the University’s widening participation work please visit:
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/undergraduate/schoolsandcolleges/

Posted on behalf of Emma Lewis-Kalubowila, UG Recruitment and Widening Participation Officer (Academic Enrichment STEM), The University of Manchester
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