Work as a Widening Participation ambassador
Applications are now open to be a Widening Participation Student Ambassador in 2019/20
Working as a Widening Participation Student Ambassador is a great way to develop your communication and teamwork skills and contribute to a fairer society by tackling barriers to Higher Education in your local area. Once hired, you can sign up to as many different types of outreach work as you like - you could help on school visit days, at taster weeks, or become a tutor at a neighbouring school.
Applications will open on Monday 16th September 2019 and the deadline is Friday 4th October 2019 at 5pm.
Applications for the 2019-20 academic year will open on 16th September.
- All tutoring takes place on Wednesday afternoons, with most placements beginning at 1:30pm.
- City Tutors work with pupils from under-represented backgrounds, from as young as Year 5 (9/10 year olds) all the way to Year 13 (17/18 year olds). Tutoring can be one-to-one or in small groups, and is predominantly for those who are struggling with Mathematics or English.
- Placements are at schools or colleges around London with the majority being in the Islington area.
- Tutors are paid for preparation time, as well as the time spent with the pupils, and reimbursed for travel expenses. Tutoring takes place weekly for a minimum of one hour and runs from October to April, with optional sessions depending on availability until mid-July.