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University College London Students’ Union

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Students’ Union UCL is the representative body for all students at UCL. We are a democratic, studentled organisation, run by UCL students whom you have had the chance to elect. The Union is a registered charity and we exist to represent the needs of all UCL students, to provide you with a range of services to help you maximise your university experience and support you develop your skills and interests while you are at UCL. Vision Our vision is to open up opportunities for students during their time at UCL and enable them to make a fuller contribution in their future lives.

Summary

The Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL, and Students’ Union UCL are seeking an In2research Alumni Coordinator to be based in Student’s Union UCL and support our exciting new programme In2research. In2research, co-founded by UCL and In2scienceUK, is a mentorship and development programme to support minoritised groups in accessing and progressing into postgraduate study. In2research is a high impact, scalable and evidence informed social mobility programme forsocioeconomically disadvantaged people to access and progress in postgraduate study. Our mission is to drive sector change across institutions towards an inclusive research culture. We strongly believe that it is not enough to guide underrepresented people into postgraduate study, but to ensure that the culture they are entering is inclusive and a place where they can thrive. Students’ Union UCL is an inspiring organisation that is committed to providing a fantastic experience to the 48,000 students at UCL. We aim to give our students a transformative experience whilst studying at University, supporting them to navigate the challenges of university life and empowering them to be exceptional leaders in their future lives and careers.

Job Description

Over a year, we support participants to gain vital access to both knowledge and opportunities including a paid 8-week research placement and subject specific mentoring. Once graduated, they join our growing alumni community where we continue support throughout their career. We also provide high quality training and guidance to mentors and supervisors engaging with the programme. Through our race and cultural literacy training we aim to build understanding, providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for our participants and marginalised groups more broadly. This year we are supporting 50 participants from low socioeconomic backgrounds with 82% identifying as Black, Asian or minority ethnic.

This role will be pivotal in building our Alumni support package, continuing support for our In2research graduates into their academic careers. The post holder will be working across three key partners in the In2research programme: UCL, In2scienceUK and Students’ Union UCL.

The post is available immediately at 0.8FTE with a potential to move to full time. It is available immediately funded to November 2025 in the first instance by a grant from Research England and Office for Students.

Key Requirements
Applicants must have strong communication and organisational skills. We are seeking someone who is approachable, with strong interpersonal skills and able to manage their time effectively. A passion for social mobility and building communities is essential and experience in working with multiple organisations would be highly desirable.

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University College London Students’ Union

http://uclu.org/

About

Students’ Union UCL is the representative body for all students at UCL. We are a democratic, studentled organisation, run by UCL students whom you have had the chance to elect. The Union is a registered charity and we exist to represent the needs of all UCL students, to provide you with a range of services to help you maximise your university experience and support you develop your skills and interests while you are at UCL. Vision Our vision is to open up opportunities for students during their time at UCL and enable them to make a fuller contribution in their future lives.

Ref. Uni1658776187
  • Location

    London
  • Type

    Part Time
  • Salary

    £29,802 - £34,867 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)
  • Closes

    10 Aug
  • Experience

    Junior

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