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Freshers' Crew

We are looking for this year's Freshers' Crew who will be on the ground throughout Freshers' 2021 in September to help us run the week.

What is it?

Each year we recruit over 350 student volunteers as part of 'Crew' whose job it is to help us oversee Freshers' Week - from assisting new students, chaparoning activities, to manning the Freshers sign-up tent. This will all be done whilst in your own Crew group lead by your Crew Supervisor. You can check out all the Crew roles here. It really is an unforgettable experience, and you will end up making lots of new & lifelong friends! You'll also get free access to all of the Freshers' night-time events outside of your crew duties.

Please note: you must be a student in the next academic year to apply, or be a recent graduate to apply for a Chief position. Interviews for all posts (except Crew) to be held between 26 April – 3 May 2021. Crew training will take place between 13 - 17 September 2021. Freshers' Week is currently planned to take place between 18-26th September. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates (Crew Training & Freshers' Week) to apply.

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Roles

As a member of Freshers' Crew you are the heart of the operation. You will accompany Freshers to all daytime and evening events and activities, ensure the week runs smoothly as well as be a first point of contact and support. This is also a perfect way to kick off the year, meet new people and relive the Freshers' experience. This is an unique opportunity - don't miss your chance and apply today!

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Crew training will take place between 13 - 17 September 2021. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates to apply.

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As a supervisor you are one up in the food-chain. You will lead and motivate a team of up to 15 Crew members to welcome first years on campus and to the University. You will coordinate your team to assist students, lead events and activities as well as be a point of call for your team and Freshers during the week.

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Interviews for all posts (except Crew) to be held between 26 April – 3 May. Crew training will take place between 13 - 17 September 2021. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates to apply.

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As a Chief supervisor you have the repsonsibility to work with a team to support the Freshers' Week Organisers and NUSU staff in the effective running of the week. This may include overseeing the operation of wristbands issuing, activity signups, crew organisation, leading events and activities as well as being a point of information and support for supervisors, crew members and freshers.

To apply for Chief, we will be taking any recent graduates with experience.

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Interviews for all posts (except Crew) to be held between 26 April – 3 May. Crew training will take place between 13th - 17th September 2021. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates to apply.

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As a driver you will have responsibility of driving a minibus in a welfare capacity for participants of Fresher's Week during both daytime and evening events as well as being an ambassador for NUSU and a point of call to all Freshers and supervisors during the week.

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Interviews for all posts (except Crew) to be held between 26 April – 3 May. Crew training will take place between 13 - 17 September 2021. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates to apply.

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Being a member of Film Crew allows you utilise your experience and talents in filming and photography to document the activities, events and experiences of Freshers' Week. As well as this, you will share footage and images with NUSU, assist the Marketing Team as well as be a point of information and support for students.

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Interviews for all posts (except Crew) to be held between 26 April – 3 May. Crew training will take place between 13 - 17 September 2021. Applicants will be expected to be free to during these dates to apply.

Submit Application