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Student Advisor (Immigration)

Student Services

Location:  St Mary's Road
Salary:   £36,570 to £41,953 per annum
Release Date:   Thursday 01 February 2024
Closing Date:   Sunday 25 February 2024
Interview Date:   Friday 15 March 2024
Reference:   SS239

The University of West London (UWL) is in the top 30% of universities nationwide in The Guardian University Guide 2024. UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever! We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London.  In addition, UWL has been named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide  

The Department 

Student Services is a large multi-disciplinary team that plays a crucial role in supporting our students. Student Money and Immigration comprises advice on Student Finance, UWL’s internal Scholarships and Bursaries and Student visa and immigration advice to support international students.  We are a hard-working yet sociable and close-knit team who help and support each other to provide a superlative student experience.

The Role 

The post holder will undertake casework, and provide support and guidance to students and staff in respect of a range of practical advice issues, including immigration and Student visa regulations. The post holder is expected to contribute to the provision of a professional and specialist advice and guidance service to all students, to encourage their academic progress and student retention. 

This appointment requires a flexible approach to working hours as weekend and evening cover is required, as well as working across our main campuses in Ealing and Brentford.

The Person

We are seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate individual to join the Student Money and Immigration team in this permanent role. You will be self-motivated, proactive and extremely organised, who can work equally well as a team member and using your own initiative. You should have excellent interpersonal, communication, advocacy and customer service skills with proven case work experience and the ability to work closely with students and staff alike.  Experience of working in higher education is essential together with extensive knowledge of UK Student immigration.

How to Apply 

Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing 11th March 2024.

For informal enquiries about the position please contact Paramjit Basra, Senior Student Advisor (Immigration) – Paramjit.basra@uwl.ac.uk  .

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Additional Information 

Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl

UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community to increase diversity in our workforce.

All Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK for the duration of any offer of appointment. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship.

We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time. 

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