Student Welcome Team Assistant

£23,302 - £23,302

Job Description

The Student Welcome Team is looking for Student Assistants to join us in welcoming new students to London Met.

Duties include:

- Dealing with queries from new students by signposting them to the correct offices and services - Issuing ID cards - Wayfinding (giving directions) - Delivering campus tours - Helping to manage queues

Shifts are available between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. We can be flexible around your studies and other work, so can offer shorter shifts. We will provide training materials for you to read.

**How to apply (important, please read)**

If you would like to join the team, please respond to this advert stating you interest. We will send you a form to complete to so you can let us know which days you are available to work .

Please note that we will only be able to offer positions to those who have completed their right to work checks with Met Temps. If you are registered on the Met Temps system, and have not already done this please do so by contacting

We can offer up to 20 hours per week to each assistant but we cannot guarantee this amount of hours.

We will provided you with a Student Welcome Team hoodie or T-shirt to wear for the duration of your assignment.


London Met students and graduates only


We require enthusiastic and customer-focused individuals for these roles.


An exciting opportunity exists for an assistant to work on the internally funded pilot study “Identity, Security and Integration of Gurkha migrants in the UK: A social anchoring perspective” at the School of Social Professions and Social Sciences at London Metropolitan University.

The successful candidate will assist for 70 hours (in total) in the internally funded project from March 2024 to June 2024.

The pilot project aims to explore the lives and lived experience of one of the newest migrant groups in Britain, Nepali Gurkhas. In particular, this research helps unfold how Gurkha migrants make sense of their ‘new home’, their own sense of being, connect to different social spaces and access to migrant capitals in a host society/country. The research outputs will involve submission of an external grant proposal and stakeholder engagement workshop.

The Research Assistant would be expected to undertake a range of duties, including the following:

 1.Conduct research

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of specific research activities, as directed;

  • Undertake literature searches on migration, gender and existing institutional structures, strategies, and practices for integration of Gurkha migrants in UK;

  • Assist in data collection and analysis.


2. Presentation of findings


3. University/School profile

  • As appropriate, liaise with relevant internal and external contacts/organisations in related areas of study.



Postgraduate level with experience in gathering relevant information.


  1. Relevant experience

Understanding research processes.

In order to be shortlisted you must demonstrate that you meet all the essential criteria and as many of the desirable criteria as possible. Where we have a large number of applications (long list) which meet all of the essential criteria, we will then use the desirable criteria to produce a short list.

This role is to support the delivery of focus group and conduct additional tasks related to the DrinksRation project. 

This is a closed advert. 


MSc or above


Experience on conducting focus groups

Experience on academic publishing 

Knowledge and understanding on mobile health

We are looking for people to participate in 1-hour research study interviews exploring the embedding of conversational AI in everyday products. We will begin by introducing you to one such AI-enabled product, giving you a chance to familiarise yourself with it. Afterwards, you'll have a discussion with a researcher about your thoughts on it. You don't need to have experience with AI-enabled products in the past. If you've participated in one of these interviews before then you unfortunately cannot participate again.

The interviews will take place on Wednesday Feb 21st between 10:00 and 17:00. All interviews will take place at Bush House on the Strand campus. Please researve a slot at before applying.