The Money@CampusLife team help all students with all money related issues. It’s important that students know about the advice, guidance and support we offer and a great way to promote our service to new students is during Arrivals Weekend (Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd September). Our Arrivals activities have always been fun and engaging and this year we’d like to recruit a student to help us plan the Money@CampusLife activity for Arrivals Weekend 2017.

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This is an unpaid Week of Work (WOW) placement for the week of 4th – 8th September 2017

Thursday August 17th, 2017

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Engage with alumni and help raise money for the University’s annual fund whilst gaining invaluable experience with our on campus placement.

The Development and Alumni Relations department is offering a 3 week job opportunity on Singleton Campus as part of the University’s next telephone campaign. There are three main elements to the role:

  • To build relationships between Swansea University and its former students (alumni)
  • To raise money for the University’s annual fund (the Swansea Fund)
  • To gain invaluable experience and enjoy talking to extremely interesting alumni

Getting involved with the campaign will enable you to have interesting and enjoyable conversations with alumni, add valuable employability skills to your CV and contribute to the University in an incredibly important way.

Essential Criteria

  • Current Swansea University student
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Courteous demeanour on the phone
  • Organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Motivated to achieve personal and team goals
  • Positive, resilient attitude and enthusiasm
  • Passionate about Swansea University

Your job will be to talk to alumni about their memories of Swansea University whilst describing your own experience of the University as a current student.  You will introduce different fundraising projects, talk about how they will benefit students academically and personally and ask for a donation towards these projects. All donations from the campaign will be directed to The Swansea Fund.

 You will be trained comprehensively. You will learn about running a fundraising campaign from start to finish, as well as how to make the calls, negotiate, seal the deal and build affinity. Working as a student fundraiser will enable you to undertake excellent work experience applicable to almost any future career. You will gain a host of transferable skills which are a great talking point in future interviews. There is potential to be offered work placements and career advice from alumni with the opportunity of obtaining a reference for all callers who conduct themselves in a professional and reliable manner. All personal information must be treated as confidential beyond the calling room.

The role is open to current Swansea University students only. You will need to available for the below dates and for interview (if successful) on 21st and 22nd September 2017. Callers will be paid around £9 per hour, including during training. There will also be various prizes for good performance during the campaign.

You will need to be available to work on the following dates and times from 14th October – 5th November 2017, excluding Fridays:

  • Saturday 14 October – 9-5pm
  • Sunday 15 October – 9-5pm
  • Monday 16 October – 6-9pm
  • Tuesday 17 October – 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 18 October – 6-9pm
  • Thursday 19 October – 6-9pm
  • Saturday 21 October – 10-5pm
  • Sunday 22 October – 3-8pm
  • Monday 23 October – 6-9pm
  • Tuesday 24 October – 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 25 October – 6-9pm
  • Thursday 26 October – 6-9pm
  • Saturday 28 October – 10-5pm
  • Sunday 29 October – 10-5pm
  • Monday 30 October – 6-9pm
  • Tuesday 31 October – 6-9pm
  • Wednesday 1 November – 6-9pm
  • Thursday 2 November – 6-9pm
  • Saturday 4 November – 10-5pm
  • Sunday 5 November – 3-8pm

APPLY NOW: Search for ‘Swansea Telephone Campaign Caller’ at

Closing date: Midnight Tuesday 19th September 2017

Tuesday August 15th, 2017

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Thursday 17 August 2017 between 12.00pm and 6.00pm in Keir Hardie Room 205

Come along to find out about the wide range of accredited courses, Part-time Degrees, Certificate and Diploma Programmes delivered by the Department of Adult Continuing Education (DACE) on Campus and at community venues throughout Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire.

For more information and/or to request a copy of a brochure please contact DACE: 01792 602211 / /

Monday August 14th, 2017

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Due to staff holidays the Print Room will be closed from 14th August – 4th September 2017.

During this period binding facilities will be available from MyUniHub (in the Stable Block and the Tower Information Centre).

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As the Wellbeing Service will be undergoing building works from Wednesday 9th August until Friday 18th August students and staff will not be able to access Wellbeing practitioners by dropping in to the service in Horton building. Wellbeing staff will not be able to work from the service and so no staff will be here for advice or support.

During the closure students can access the service by calling 01792 295592 or emailing Administrative staff will then arrange support or ask practitioners to call or email students with advice.

Students who have pre-booked appointments with practitioners at Singleton campus will meet with them in the Student Hub on Singleton. For Bay students appointments will be in the usual place.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this causes.

Best Wishes,

Wellbeing Service

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