PhDs – Want teaching experience and an opportunity to make the world a nicer place?

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:

Biology, Medicine and Health: Roz Webster  

          Humanities:  Emma Britain

Science and Engineering: Emma Lewis-Kalubowila


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