University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Work Experience Opportunities

United Kingdom

Closing in 3 days

Work Experience Opportunities Organisational Development, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Location: St John's Campus

Salary: Voluntary (Unpaid Experience) Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Temporary Advertised On: Friday 22 March 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 28 April 2024 Reference: HR2322-R

The University of Worcester welcomes thousands of students to study a diverse range of courses each year. These students are supported by our dedicated and professional staff in a variety of roles, ensuring that each and every student benefits from a high-quality experience. The University operates across two main campuses in St John's and the City, with a number of other sites including the University of Worcester Arena and Lakeside Campus.

We are now welcoming applications for work experience opportunities across the University, with potential opportunities in:

• IT and Computing; helping our staff to use technology and keeping our systems working

• Administrative roles; supporting our lecturers and others with essential processes

• Technical support; working in labs or workshops supporting staff and students in health- related areas such as physiotherapy and occupational therapy, science, sports, psychology and the arts

• Marketing and communications; helping to ensure that we attract new students to the University

• Finance, accounting and purchasing; managing the University's assets and spending

• Human Resources; supporting the University's people, and helping to recruit new staff

• Gardens and grounds; maintaining the excellent appearance of our green spaces

• The Hive Library; helping students and members of the public find information

If you would like to apply for a work experience opportunity with the University, please click Apply Online and complete the application form.

We particularly welcome applications from people with protected characteristics that are under-represented in our workforce. For example, we would welcome applications from women in science and IT roles, from men in administrative roles and HR, and from disabled people and Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people across all our roles.

Once we receive your application it will be reviewed, and we will contact you if and when a suitable work experience opportunity becomes available. We will invite you to meet the team offering the opportunity, and confirm arrangements for the placement, as well as agree any other support or training needs as may be necessary. If you have already registered an interest in work experience at the University on a previous occasion, please do not reapply as your records will be retained should an opportunity become available.

If you would like more information or to discuss any of our placement opportunities, please email [email protected]. This advert will close at the end of the calendar month but please do not worry if you are unable to submit your details in time as a new advert will be placed each month to ensure year- round work experience opportunities.

NB: Please be aware that this work will be voluntary, and as a result will be unpaid, but will provide valuable insight into a variety of areas.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

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Work Experience Opportunities


University of Worcester


United Kingdom


March 23, 2024

Application deadline

April 28, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics,Psychology

About the employer

The University of Worcester was established in 1948 as Worcester Emergency Teacher Training College. The institution was renamed as Worcester Teacher Training College and again as Worcester College of Higher Education in 1976. In the 1970s, the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) granted validation to the degrees conferred by the college. The college acquired Herefordshire and Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1995. In 1997, the degree-awarding powers of the institution were affirmed by the Privy Council and its name was changed to University College Worcester. The institution received the status of a university in 2005 and was given its current name. In 2010, the university was given the power of awarding research degrees by the HM Privy Council.

The university has four sprawling campuses scattered across Worcester in the UK. St John's Campus is the site of the university's establishment and houses several residence halls, teaching spaces and sports facilities. The campus is home to the University's National Pollen, Aerobiology Research Unit and Worcester Students' Union. It also includes various facilities like Drama Studio, a multigym, Digital Arts Centre, a sports hall and AstroTurf pitches. Situated at Worcester City Centre, the university's City Campus houses the McClelland Health and Wellbeing Centre, Worcester Business School, Jenny Lind building and the Hive library. Located along a riverbank, the university's Severn Campus features modern study facilities, performance analysis suites, dance studios and the University's Arena. The Lakeside Campus serves as an activity and outdoor learning centre.

Consisting of nine academic schools, the University of Worcester offers numerous full-time and part-time UG and PG programmes in various fields of education like arts, sciences, humanities, education, nursing, psychology, allied health, environment, sports business, law, maths and media. It houses over 10,800 students including lots of international students from various countries around the globe. The university maintains strategic partnerships with many prestigious local and international institutions such as Birmingham Metropolitan College in England, Coleg Gwent in Wales and Iron Mill College in Devon. Also, the university houses a committed placement team that strives to provide the students with excellent employment opportunities.

The university has several notable and successful alumni. Swaroop Sampat is a famous Indian actress who is known for her role in the TV serial called 'Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi'. Daryl Mitchell is a professional English cricket player. Jacqui Smith is the first female to ever serve as the United Kingdom's Home Secretary. Kyle Pryor is a popular English actor best known for playing the role of Nate Cooper in 'Home and Away'. Kayleigh Pearson is a well-known English model who won the second High Street Honey competition by FMH.

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