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UoN Services Limited (the U) are offering a 20 week (160 hours total) Industry Scholarship (Student Support) worth $2880 for semester 1 2014, with the option to renew in semester 2 for a further 20 weeks. Apply for the scholarship to get involved in Campus Life in order to get invaluable hands on industry experience while building your résumé. Download the position description for 2014 here.

Find out what other Student Support Industry Scholars have been working on...

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Assist in creating and monitoring a viable model for introduction of student support initiatives under the ESIS program.
  • Assist with the development, planning and implementation of ESIS student support initiatives.
  • Assist with disseminating information, running workshops, attracting student volunteers and acting as an advocate for UoN, UoNS, the ESIS Program, and its initiatives.
  • Assist with the selection of support initiatives and translate strategic ESIS decisions into action.
  • Assist in coordinating the Student Volunteer Program for the creation and development of ESIS Student Support Programs.
  • Assist with the promotion of student support initiatives to drive participation and enhance the UoNS brand

 

THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP ARE:

  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills and ability to engage with students on campus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software MS Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Demonstrated activity and interest in campus life and student support.
  • Skills in evaluating, developing and implementing support strategies in a University environment.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate own project.
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and autonomously.
  • Current enrolment as a student of the University of Newcastle.

Applications have closed for semester 1 2014 intake. Stay tuned for the semester 2 scholarships.

In the works

Have a look at what our previous Student Support Industry Scholars have been working on!


Jasmin Harrison
I’m a fourth year social work student and the Support Scholar for this semester. So far I’ve enjoyed looking into ideas for how to better support international students in their studies; how we can support all students through running workshops on some of those mysterious things like tenancy law, managing money, and other stuff that can help your uni life to go more smoothly; and finally looking into charity events that can be run to broaden the scope of events at uni, and bring more of both a caring and global context to life here. The scholarship has been a great experience of immersion into a busy, creative and successful organisation. It's really cool to have the opportunity to work on interesting projects, and generally a lot of fun too!

Stay up to date by reading the Industry Scholar Blog!

Or listen to Lara, our previous Student Support Industry Scholar tell us what she thought of her experience working with the U!