Student Support Officer (Degree Apprentice)

Role: Student Support Officer (Degree Apprentice)

Starting Salary: £14,000
Location: Manchester Office / Home-based

Student Support Officer (Degree Apprentice) – Candidate Pack (download)

Can you succeed in a busy administrative role in a global academic organisation, combining work with study towards a Degree Apprenticeship?

NCUK is seeking a Student Support Officer to play a key role in delivering our business internationally. In this role, you will be a part of NCUK Student Support activities, providing excellent administrative support to ensure an effective and efficient service for both internal and external customers. You will work together with colleagues to achieve the target for recruitment of international students to NCUK universities in line with the NCUK strategy.

We are delighted to be offering this post as a Degree Apprenticeship and intend to enrol the successful candidate onto the Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice programme at Manchester Metropolitan University for a September 2021 intake.

Our ideal candidate will be hardworking, an effective teamworker, keen to learn and with a great eye for detail. Candidates should have a minimum 104-112 UCAS points (A level grades BCC) or equivalent, eg. BTEC grades DMM.

NCUK is a unique organisation, founded by UK universities to provide overseas students with guaranteed access to universities through our pathway programmes. More than 35,000 students have successfully progressed to UK Universities by completing NCUK programmes. Our qualifications combine the highest of academic standards with exceptional language, study and cultural skills, and are currently delivered in 30 countries across four continents.

NCUK is a trading subsidiary of the Northern Consortium, a registered educational charity. We offer a friendly working environment and excellent benefits, including at least 35 days’ holiday and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary. This role will initially be homeworking but move to being based in our Head Office in central Manchester as restrictions ease. The role may involve occasional domestic and international travel.

How to apply

Please apply by submitting your CV to as soon as possible along with a Personal Statement highlighting how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job description and person specification and why you think you would be suitable for the role. Your CV and Personal Statement should be in Microsoft Word or PDF Format.

Key dates

Application Deadline:                      Sunday 23 May 2021

Interviews and assessment:          w/c Monday 24 May 2021 – Please advise in your application if you are not available for either of these dates

Expected start date:                        As soon as possible and enrolling on the Degree Apprenticeship programme in September.

Please note: Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.