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All of the following positions are paid at £11.53 per hour.

Student Recruitment is made up of the Education Liaison, Widening Participation, Recruitment Events and Course Enquiries and Communication teams, who together work with prospective students, parents, carers, supporters, teachers, tutors and advisers to offer impartial information, advice and guidance around higher education and specifically provision at Edge Hill University.

Within our team we have a variety of job opportunities for current students and we encourage you to careful review all of the below descriptions to find the job that is right for you.

If you have any questions about the job opportunities listed below, please contact the Education Liaison team.

Would you like to work with prospective EHU students, informing them about the benefits of university? Are you passionate about your subject and Edge Hill University?

As a Student Guide you will take on a variety of roles and responsibilities including:

  • supporting large events such as Open Days, Offer Holder Days, Subject Taster Days and Summer Residentials
  • working with school and sixth form students for visits to campus. You would be required to run workshops with other Student Guides, as well showing students around the university
  • talking passionately about your experience as an Edge Hill student in a virtual environment though Q&A Panels, Student Life talks and sharing your experience during Subject Specific Sessions
  • opportunities to assist with clerical duties to support the recruitment team, including data entry, prospectus packing and sending out marketing literature
  • opportunities to visit schools and colleges with recruitment staff to promote the University
  • producing video content for our website and social media channels.

Job description

Please refer to the Student Guide job description when completing your job application.

Please note this position is not available for 3rd year or postgraduate students. 

Applications are closed for this opportunity.

Training and support

You will receive excellent training and support to help you to develop your skills and confidence.

If you are successful following your assessment session, you must be available to attend a mandatory training day on Saturday 28 October 2023.

You must also be available for a Twilight Training session on one of the below dates:

  • Monday 30 October 17:30-19:30         
  • Tuesday 31 October 17:30-19:30        
  • Wednesday 1 November 17:30-19:30  
  • Thursday 2 November 17:30-19:30     
  • Friday 3 November 12:00-14:00

Would you like to inform the design and delivery of a wide range of university services? Are you passionate about equality, diversity, and inclusion? Would you like to share your feedback, input, and reflections on various aspects of your university experience?

Edge Hill University are looking for Student Advisory Panel Members who self-identify as one of the following groups:

  • Mature student
  • Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic student
  • Care experienced or Estranged student
  • Disabled student (including those with a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) or a mental health condition)
  • First generation student (first person in your family to attend university)

Please note if you self-identify with more than one you will be asked to select just one panel you wish to be considered for.

You will be paid for your time, in addition to accruing points towards the Extra Edge Award.

Successful applicants will be expected to attend one 1.5-hour mandatory training session either online or face to face before their first panel.

Training Dates

Thursday 23rd November 1pm-2.30pm face to face

Tuesday 28th November 4pm-5.30pm online

What we need from you

  • A passion for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and equal opportunities.
  • Your active involvement in helping Edge Hill University to be a place where all students, irrespective of their background can succeed at university and beyond.
  • Your honest feedback, input, and reflections on various aspects of your university experience, from before you began studying at Edge Hill, your lived experience of being an Edge Hill student, and your thoughts on your future career or further study.
  • A desire to have experiences inform the design and delivery of a wide range of university services – by sharing your perspective, you will help Edge Hill to build a more diverse and inclusive picture of different student experiences.
  • An ability to listen to others, to respectfully discuss and debate a range of topics related to university.
  • Your collaboration in agreeing to Panel meeting agendas and suggesting new topics for discussion.
  • In order to be paid for your time, you are required to be fully present, and in a position to contribute, for the full duration of the meeting.

What you can expect from us

  • One 1.5-hour mandatory training session
  • Payment (£11.53 per hour) for your active involvement in our Panel meetings.
  • Hybrid panel meetings that take place both virtually and on campus, facilitated consistently by staff from the Widening Access and Participation team.
  • Flexibility within Panel meetings, scheduling them with you, at a time that sits the majority of Panel members.
  • The offer of optional additional ways in which you can get involved in this work, including further paid opportunities.
  • A Microsoft Teams chat for Panel members, to raise issues or topics of discussion in-between Panel meetings, to keep our conversations going throughout the year.
  • Regular communications with all Panel members on how your input is resulting in action at Edge Hill university to enhance the student experience.
  • There are clear benefits for students who participate in engagement opportunities like our Student Panels, this includes personal development and skills you can utilise as you progress into employment or further study – by being involved in a Student Advisory Panel, you can gain points towards Careers’ Extra Edge award.

Applications are closed for this opportunity.

The Student Voice Community provides you with an opportunity to have your voice heard and be a part of the community that effects change. Throughout the year you will have the chance to share your opinions on a range of topics about life at Edge Hill University. This could be via a quick poll, online survey or focus group. You get to have your views listened to and taken seriously, and you will have real input into decisions that will affect current and future students. In return, you may be entered into a prize draw, or paid for your time, depending on the activity you’ve taken part in.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email

You can earn £11.53 per hour for an Open Day just for tidying your room and your communal living area and being available on the day to meet and greet any visitors.

Accommodation tours are a key part of the day and potential students are keen to view the full range of our on-campus accommodation when they visit.

This year our Open Days are being held on the following dates:

  • Saturday 14 October 2023
  • Saturday 4 November 2023
  • Saturday 25 November 2023
  • Friday 5 July 2024
  • Saturday 6 July 2024

There may also be opportunities to earn more cash by showing your room on our Offer Holder Days.  For those interested our Offer Holder Days are being held on the following dates in 2023:

  • Saturday 10 February
  • Wednesday 21 February
  • Wednesday 6 March
  • Saturday 16 March
  • Saturday 20 April

Applications are closed for this opportunity.

Are you interested in helping prospective students make an informed decision about coming to university? Do you want to develop your communication and writing skills? Do you want to create photo and video content about your student experience? Apply to become an Online Ambassador and you will be able to represent the University, by giving prospective students an insight into life at Edge Hill.

You will help shape how we interact with our prospective students, whilst gaining real-life work experience.

For more information, please read the job description.

Applications are closed for this opportunity.

Equal opportunities

The equal opportunities programme is only applicable to the Student Guide and Student Advisory Panel applicants.

To support our Access and Participation Plan, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, we will offer a guaranteed interview to students who identify as:

  • a mature student
  • a student with a disability
  • Care Experienced and Estranged Students (CEES)
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students
  • Those entitled to fee school meals.


If you have any questions, please get in touch with the Widening Access and Participation Team and they will support you with any queries you may have.