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Widening Participation Fellowships 2020/21

Widening Participation Fellowships 2020/21 – paid fellowships to 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.

WP Fellows are expected to contribute in various ways to the development and delivery of a wide range of events and resources for young people, their parents, carers and teachers including:

  • 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;
  • Developing resources and delivering online sessions.

Hours and Pay:
The period of employment is from October – July (10 months). Most WP Fellows complete between 20 to 70 hours, but this is flexible depending on your workload and availability. Fellows are paid monthly, at an hourly rate, currently of £13.43 per hour.

Applications:
Applicants will be asked to submit an application form and a two minute video of an elevator pitch about their research for Year 10/11 pupils (ages 14 to 16).

Interested applicants are invited to submit an online application form by 5pm on Monday 24th August 2020.

Find out more:
Full application and submission details here.

Roles are available for PhD students in all three faculties and are managed by the Academic Enrichment Officers for each Faculty (listed below):

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

Call for PhD researchers – become a paid widening participation fellow

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 flexible paid positions support the University’s widening participation activities with a range of learners from primary through to sixth form. Fellows deliver workshops and sessions for students linked to their subject area.

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

More details about the role and the application form can be found here:
http://bit.ly/2slP6I7

Apply online by 5pm on Friday 25th August 2017: http://bit.ly/2rMg3rJ

Please note these positions are open to PhD students who won’t be in their final year from September 2017. 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:

Widening Participation Fellow Recruitment 2017

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 non-final 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.

You can learn more about our Widening Participation work by visiting our webpages and view our annual report from last year.

Applications are online via this link and should be submitted by 5pm on Friday 25th August 2017.

You can find out more information about the WP Fellow positions online here.

Please note these positions are open to PhD students who won’t be in their final year from September 2017. 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: