Student Partner

Close of applications: 23:55, 16 June 2024

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Paid opportunity to become our next Student Partner!

Are you a student at University of Southampton interested in advancing equality, diversity, and inclusion at the University of Southampton? Would you like to work in partnership with colleagues from SUSU and the University to enhance the provision and experience for those from under-represented backgrounds?

We're seeking to appoint a passionate, highly motivated Student Partner to co-lead and support work to produce (one of) three Representational Guides.

What are Representational Guides?

A Representational Guide is a guide specifically for students from under-represented backgrounds to support their university experience by signposting and alerting these student groups to the academic, social, and financial provision available to them whilst studying at the University of Southampton.

Which under-represented communities will these guides support?

Whilst we recognise there are many under-represented student groups within our university community (many of whom are supported by similar guides), this year we will be prioritising provision for:

What type of work will I be doing?

What else do I need to know?

About You

You are a passionate member of our student community with a strong desire to support our under-represented students’ experiences. Whilst not essential, we would see the below characteristics and skills as desirable for the role:

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Application through Microsoft Form – Click here to apply

If you would like to reach out for an informal conversation/ have any questions about the role, please email either: Kate Weston (SUSU)Maisha Islam (Doctoral College) and/ or Savanna Cutts (Widening Participation and Social Mobility)

Please note, the deadline to apply for this role is Sunday 16th June (at midnight).


SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce, and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.