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Freshers' Crew 2022

Applications to join Crew for Freshers' 22 have opened!

Freshers’ is back and we need your help. Recruitment is still open for you to take part Freshers’ Crew 2022, to help us welcome the new intake of Newcastle University first years. To make this week a success, we are relying on existing students to get involved as crew where you will be responsible for assisting new students and helping us run events, in addition we will be relying on some of you to take on additional roles as supervisors and chiefs to help us organise the events.

You will get to experience the events and activities for free, making this an irresistible opportunity, especially for second years who may have missed out on their Freshers’ Week last year. You don’t have to have any previous crew experience to get involved, so if you’re keen, be sure you apply!

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Crew Member

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!

No interviews are required.

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Crew Supervisor

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.

Interviews for Supervisors will be held between 11-16 May  & Crew training will take place between 12-16 September 2022. Applicants will be expected to be free, so double-check before you apply.

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Crew Chief Supervisor

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.

Interviews for Chiefs will be held between 11-16 May  & Crew training will take place between 12-16 September 2022. Applicants will be expected to be free, so double-check before you apply.

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Crew Driver

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.

Interviews for drivers will be held between 11-16 May  & Crew training will take place between 12-16  September 2022. Applicants will be expected to be free, so double-check before you apply.

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Media Crew

Being a member of Media 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.

Interviews for Media Crew will be held between 11-16 May  & Crew training will take place between 12-16  September 2022. Applicants will be expected to be free, so double-check before you apply.

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A Day in the Life

 

Check out this little montage video made 5 years ago back showing the average day of Crew during Freshers' Week - may be a few years back, but we can guarantee each year as much fun as this. You will be paired up into your own Crew teams, headed by a Crew Supervisor, and these will be your family for the week.

From supporting us in the daytime, running out Day-time Activities, to leading the charge in the evening for our Night-time events, we can promise that you will have a blast on Crew.

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