Make sure you're armed with all the information you need before sitting down to apply.

Your offer and package will be subject to the local terms and conditions of the university to which you apply. The starting salary range is £22,214 - £29,716 (as at September 2019) depending on the institution.

Yes, to apply for the scheme you must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the programme. We are unable to sponsor you for a visa.

You must have graduated (undergraduate or postgraduate degree) in the last 5 years with a minimum qualification of a 2.1 to apply.  We accept applications from candidates who have a degree in any discipline, and from any university.

We are looking for evidence of all-round achievement; not just academic. Successful candidates will be highly effective communicators, will enjoy working with and through others to achieve positive results, and should be pragmatic and solution focused. Above all, you will want to undertake a career in the higher education sector and have the drive and desire to learn, develop and succeed.

For a full list of the types of strengths and behaviours that are pivotal to success on the programme please refer to the Application Process section of the website.

The closing date for applications is midday 21 January 2020. We will begin assessing application forms received as soon as the campaign opens on the 28 October 2019 so please complete your applications as soon as possible.

Our assessment centres are designed to enable you to demonstrate the key strengths, skills and behaviours that we are looking for as well as providing you with the opportunity to meet us and decide whether a career in the university sector is for you. We try to ensure that our assessment centres are as varied and interesting as possible. The assessment will involve an interview, group exercise and individual exercise.

You can prepare for the assessment centres by reading our website thoroughly so that you fully understand what we look for in our candidates. When you arrive at the assessment centre you will be briefed on the specific exercises you will undertake. There is no pre-work involved.

You will start with us on 02 September 2020.

You will be employed by a host university and will take part in an 18-month programme split into three placements. The first and last of these will be based at your host university, while the middle placement will take you to a different partner institution. Please check the partner institutions on the website to see where you could be working. Please note, you may have to commute or re-locate for the second placement. Appropriate expenses may be available for this.

You will need to find and cover the costs of your accommodation in your starting location; however, your host university may be able to provide you with support and guidance if you need it.

We currently have 27 graduate vacancies. Our philosophy is that we only hire graduates who we believe are right for our programme. We invest heavily in those who join us in order to help them be as successful as possible.

No. The programme is only open to graduates.

We welcome applications from anyone who meets our criteria i.e. you must have graduated with a 2.1 within the last five years.

You can find information about each stage of our recruitment process by clicking here.

No. All of the successful candidates will start the programme on 02 September 2020.

The second six-month placement will be based at another university within the programme. The university may be a distance from your employing institution. Commuting or in some cases relocation may be required. Some contribution towards travel and accommodation should be available from your host institution. Arrangements will vary depending on the institutions involved.

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