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Routes for All – Require UWS Students/Recent Graduates

Routes for All

Interested in working during term time next year, from October onwards?

We are looking for current students from Ayr, Hamilton & Paisley campus to work on Routes for All, which is a programme of activity promoting further and higher education with secondary school pupils from schools in the South West of Scotland who are considering their options after school.

Working for Routes for All is a highly enjoyable and rewarding experience, and offers excellent experience in working with young people.  The work is during the day during term time within selected secondary schools and can easily be fitted in around your university timetable.

  • The post holder must be a recent graduate of the University or be studying towards a qualification within the University
  • Willing to be checked under the Protected Vulnerable Groups Scheme
  • A sound understanding of the benefits of University provision, the University and the locations of central University services and departments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent team and independent working skills
  • Knowledge of Scottish secondary school education system and a willingness to keep this knowledge up to date
  • Friendly and student- centred
  • An ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Enthusiasm for wider access and education

Desirable

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience studying at a college then articulating to University
  • Awareness of wider access issues

Application Deadline is 30th June 2014. For further enquiries or an application form, please contact routesforall@uws.ac.uk

Scottish Institute for Enterprise – Student Intern

SIE Student Intern (p/t)

20 positions – up to 10 hours/week term time only. £7.50 per hour

As part of our continued growth in driving forward Scotland’s enterprise agenda, the Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) requires Student Interns (x20) to join the team in this exciting project.

Each position will be available for a current, fully matriculated student at each of our partner Scottish Higher Education Institutions.  The successful applicants will be responsible for providing promotional support to SIE on campus, along with institutional entrepreneurship activities, researching existing enterprise and entrepreneurship education and initiatives at their institution and overall, acting as a student face of SIE and institutional enterprise activity.  Applicants should have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work on their own initiative.

Applicants will also have genuine enthusiasm for entrepreneurship and SIE’s goal of increasing the uptake of entrepreneurial activity and education amongst the student population in Scotland’s HEIs.

For further details including a full job description and information on how to apply, please contact Kieran Smyth by email: k.smyth@sie.ac.uk

Closing Date for all applications 18th April 2014

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