Postgraduate Student Ambassador For V.I.S.A Team

Job Description

The Visa and International Student Advice (V.I.S.A) team at King’s is seeking friendly and professional current Undergraduate students looking for experience working in a support/advice and customer-focused role to help us welcome and support our international students during the beginning of the 2024/5 academic year.  

Employment dates are likely to cover the whole of September 2024. We may also need assistance helping out with the support sessions we run for your Pre-sessional students in June-September 2024.

The main purposes of this role will be:

  • Assisting with International Orientation days in September 2024: this is a bespoke Welcome event for new Undergraduate international students which will take place on campus on Thursday 12th September 2024 (so you must be available for this date). You will be involved in leading in person sessions for new international students, being a welcoming face + providing your own views and experiences on being a new student at King’s, managing a reception desk and other stewarding duties.

  • Assisting with the V.I.S.A teams Welcome Hub stalls during the main on campus Welcome to King’s week in September 2024 (16th - 19th September 2024).

  • Helping with queue management of drop-in service + providing administrative support in September 2024, to ensure students are seen on a first-come first-served basis, ensuring an excellent student experience. 

  • Assisting the team in delivering a successful Student Visa Renewal advice service for current pre-sessional international students hoping to join their main programme of study in September by supporting with queue management and other stewarding duties

We may also call upon ambassadors throughout the academic year to assist with events and activities such as our participation in the wellbeing hubs or to provide feedback on team services to help us improve these moving forwards.


Working Hours

Approximately 6-12 hours per week from first week of September 2024 – mid October 2024. 

**Please note that hours per week are variable and could stretch up to 20 hours per week. However, this may change and we would strongly recommend that you do not rely on this role as your sole source of income during the above period**

Shortlisted applicants may be invited for an informal in-person group session to meet members of the Visa and International Student Advice team and be assessed for their suitability for the role in June (after the exam period). 


Current King’s College London students only 


- Current King’s College London students only 

- Friendly, welcoming and customer focused 

- Previous experience in an advice/support role is preferred 

- Excellent attention to detail 

- Calm under pressure, and able to refer complex queries to Specialist International Student Advisors. 

- Confident in public speaking and delivering presentations/interactive sessions to new students


Please note that we may ask for your assistance and feedback in creating the sessions for in person International Orientation days.

You will also be required to attend in-person training at the end of August 2024.


Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, the Digital Content Officer will support the Communications team in creating/updating the Research related content on the website.


Duties include liaising with relevant colleagues to collate content, editing and uploading copy and assets (such as photos, videos and publications) onto the CMS (Contensis), and managing the sign off process with key stakeholders.




Experience of using content management systems (CMS) to manage websites (ideally Contensis), an eye for detail, good writing/editing skills and excellent stakeholder management skills.


Hybrid role

Robotics workshop with Yr 8 Students





The Arts Cluster Business Operations Team is seeking to appoint a music student as a Music Intern; this position would be most appropriate for an undergraduate student currently in their second year of the BMus degree. Your job will be to audit all the Music Department rooms on a weekly basis during term time to make sure all equipment is in its correct place and in full working order; to check the AV and IT in each teaching room is working properly at the beginning of each semester; and to be available to support the smooth running of performance examinations during the May examination period. The Music Intern may also be asked to assist with the induction of new Performance teachers in Semester 1. Depending on task, you will report to the Arts Cluster Business Operations Manager, and Performance staff in the Department of Music.

This is a part time post (4 hours per week, with an additional 3 hours per day during the period of Performance recitals, and 2 hours per semester for AV/IT checks), and you will be offered a fixed term contract until 15 December 2024 


A first degree in a relevant subject area


Essential criteria

1.         Ability to work responsibly, efficiently and in a time-sensitive fashion both independently, and as part of a team

2.         Basic knowledge of the correct and safe functioning of musical instruments, especially grand, upright, and digital pianos, portable recording equipment, and other music accessories such as music stands and microphones

3.         The ability to move and resite moderately heavy furniture safely

4.         Accurate sense of musical pitch

5.         Ability to compile and retain up-to-date and accurate records, and to communicate these in a timely and accurate fashion

6.         Basic skills in MS Office, including Excel, Outlook & Sharepoint


Desirable criteria

1.         A second-year undergraduate BMus student

2.         Familiarity with music department rooms and their customary use