Enhance your networks, develop your skills and realise your career ambitions.
UUTemps is your gateway to access paid casual and part time roles on campus.
These roles will be wide and varied and could range from taking calls on one of the university helplines to undertaking a research project.
This is only available to current students of Ulster University and you can view and apply for UUTemps roles on Handshake.
Benefits of UUTemps?
- Access to flexible paid opportunities on campus that can fit around your studies
- The chance to meet students and staff in the university
- Opportunity to develop skills which will help in securing future employment
Join the Talent Bank
All Ulster University students also have the option of joining the UUTemps Talent Bank.
Joining the UUTemps talent bank will allow us to keep you notified of any jobs that are posted that match your preferences.
From time to time departments throughout the university will need to fill roles at very short notice.
These roles will not be posted on Handshake but will only be offered out to those on the Talent Bank.
UUTemps is designed to provide students with flexible recruitment opportunities that can fit around your studies and has been developed by Employability and Careers in partnership with People and Culture.
The steps below outline what is required to become part of the UUTemps talent bank. Also check out our FAQs section for additional guidance.
Step 1: Sign up
Complete this short registration form to sign up to be part of the UUTemps Talent bank.
Once you sign up you will receive an email within 3 working days indicating the 'next steps' to complete your registration.
Step 2: Complete your registration
Once you sign up you will receive a 'next steps' email within 3 working days. This email will outline the 'next steps' that must be taken to complete your registration. These steps are:
- Sign and return your UUTemps Agreement
- Complete your right to work check (details on this will be outlined in the email you receive)
Step 3: Apply for roles
These roles will be added throughout the year and will vary in role and duration. You may take up multiple different roles throughout the academic year. You should not work more than 20 hours per week during term time.
Your questions answered
What is UUTemps?
UUTemps is the university's centralised service that provides part-time work opportunities for students across the university.
This initiative has been developed by Employability and Careers in partnership with People and Culture.
It aims to provide students with flexible recruitment opportunities that can fit around their studies and allow them to develop valuable employability skills.
What kind of roles will be available through UUTemps?
Roles will be wide and varied and will range from helping out on campus open days, working in IT support roles, to completing a short research project.
Positions can be on campus or remote.
How much will these roles be paid?
The rate per hour will be dependent on the level of the role. These will be based on the current university pay grades.
When will students be able to sign up as part of the UUTemps Talent Bank?
Registration will remain open throughout the year. No registrations will be processed during holiday periods.
Who can apply to be part of the UUTemps Talent Bank?
All current students are able to apply.
Am I guaranteed a job through UUTemps?
There is no guarantee of work through UUTemps.
You are also not obliged to apply for any work assignments that are offered.
How many hours per week can students work?
Students should not work more than 20 hours per week during term time.
UUTemps roles will not be greater than 20 hours per week during term time. You can work more than 20 hours per week outside of term time.
How many jobs can a student do?
A student can complete multiple UUTemps job roles throughout the year.
Listen to Ryan's experience of on campus jobs
Senior Employability Adviser
Employability Services Unit