Become a WP student ambassador or WP tutor

Widening Participation Student Ambassador scheme

Deadline for applications has been extended to Monday 11th October at 5pm. 

Help us reach out and inspire young people to think about university, share your passion for your studies and enhance your employability skills.

Applications are now open, please apply by completing our application form.

A student wearing a WP Hoodie working as a student ambassador
Come and join our WP ambassdor community

As an Ambassador you will work on online and on face-to-face events to:

  • inspire young people to achieve their potential
  • support them to consider and apply to university
  • build your skills and make a difference

Ambassadors will support the Widening Participation Outreach Team on events for young people in Year 5 through to Year 13 (9-18 years old), sharing your experiences on our online webinars, mentoring programme as well as on-campus events or visits to schools.

The paid role is flexible and works around your studies. Ambassadors are paid £8.91 p/h.

 For more information, please contact wpteam@city.ac.uk

Widening Participation Tutoring Scheme

Deadline for applications has been extended to Monday 11th October at 5pm.

Get paid for tutoring young people online or in your local area.

If you would like to develop yourself through tutoring young people from under-represented backgrounds and get paid for it, please apply by via our application form.

City student tutoring a young person in a local school
Come and share your knowledge by joining our tutoring scheme

Tutors work with pupils as young as Year 5 through to Year 13 (9-18 years old) in either Maths or English at primary and GCSE and A-level.

They travel to schools in Islington and our local boroughs or deliver tutoring sessions online on a weekly basis from November through to May, with the option of continuing through to July.

The minimum amount of tutoring per week is 1 hour,  Tutors choose which placements they commit to and how many. The majority of current Tutors work in more than one school per week. 

 Tutors are paid £9.89 per hour plus holiday pay. Travel expenses and prep time are paid, with various paid training sessions taking place throughout the year. 

 If you have questions please contact wptutoring@city.ac.uk 

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