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Freshers Helpers and Head Freshers Helpers

Listed by Bucks Students' Union


Period of Work:

High Wycombe Campus - Sunday 20th September – Sunday 4th October 2020 inclusive

Uxbridge Campus - as above plus other dates w/c 16th September (tbc) for Post Registration Inductions
HW Students - Please ensure you are confident you can work every day in the first week before you apply.


Important dates: Training for High Wycombe Freshers Helpers Friday 18th September 2020.

HW students - Please check you can commit to the training before you submit an application.


Opportunity: To help students integrate into Buckinghamshire New University and the local community and provide a friendly welcome to new students during the first two weeks of term. As part of a team, organise trips and activities for students, provide information about Bucks Students’ Union and local services and socialise with Freshers as well as acting as ambassadors for Bucks New Uni and Bucks Students’ Union.



  • Hourly pay at £8.07 for Freshers Helpers and £9.19 for Head Freshers Helpers (including annual leave allowance)
  • Generating new/creative ideas
  • Temporary employment - no need to commit long term
  • Building interpersonal Skills
  • Building verbal communication skills
  • Working as part of a team
  • Opportunity to work on own initiative 
  • Opportunity to problem solve
  • Experience in working in a pastoral role
  • Can broaden cultural awareness
  • Citizenship – sense of making a difference to individuals, carrying out a worthy  role and satisfaction in helping create a great student community amongst the new students
  • Helping fellow students settle into University life, i.e. being away from home for the first time and introduction to the Higher Education regimen and routines


Read the full opportunity profiles here:

Freshers Helper Opportunity Profile

Head Freshers Helper Opportunity Profile


To apply, complete the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form and send them to