Welcome team and social assistants

Each year we recruit teams of students and recent graduates to support new international students arriving in Leeds. The positions have a varied workload with start dates during the summer and in September.

For all roles, there are lots of skills to be gained. We are looking for people who have great communication and relationship-building skills, are sensitive to the needs of people from diverse cultures, enjoy intercultural interaction and have a strong desire to help students to have a great experience.

Welcome team outside Great Hall

International Welcome Team

As a member of the welcome team during the summer or in September, you’ll work in a range of different environments to meet new students’ needs and help them to settle into their new life and enjoy being part of our Global Community.

Welcome Team Assistant and (Lead) Welcome Team Assistant roles

Apply to become Welcome Team Assistant. Our role will give you the opportunity to join a team welcoming international students and researchers and supporting them while they settle into life in Leeds. You will be the first face that newly arriving students have seen, giving you the chance to make a real impact on their experience of being part of our University community.


Welcome Team Assistant applications have now closed. Please check this page for future vacancies.