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International Student Adviser

Reference number: SW-000935
  • Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: The University of Law
  • Location: London

We are looking for a proactive and student-focused International Student Advisor to join our London based International Student Advice team.

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This is an exciting time to join the University of Law as we as have experienced significant growth in our international student numbers.  We have thirteen campuses throughout the UK, as well as in Hong Kong and Berlin, with additional global reach through online and face to face provision. International Student Advice is part of our Student Immigration Compliance & Advice department, which also comprises of English Language Assessment and Visa Compliance.

In this student facing role, you will be the first point of contact for international students regarding any immigration queries, and will provide them with high quality and timely advice.  Your specialist knowledge of immigration information and requirements will ensure prospective and current students are able to successfully navigate the Student Route (formerly Tier 4) and other immigration routes in line with Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner guidelines.  You will also provide front-line support to staff and students at inductions and through in-person meetings and drop-in sessions.

For this role, you will need to have previous experience of advising international students on UK study-related immigration and visas in an education setting.  You will also have knowledge of Home Office regulations governing student migration and the ability to convey complex and sensitive information in an appropriate manner to different audiences.

We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits including a generous annual leave allowance, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, training and qualifications, and travel loans.

To be considered for this role, please answer the following questions in the Supporting Statement section of the online application form:

  1. Do you have demonstrable knowledge of the Student visa route (former Tier 4) and other PBS routes and the Settlement Scheme for EU/EEA nationals? Y/N
  2. Do you have concrete experience in an advice giving / student facing role in and Higher/Further education setting? Y/N
  3. Do you have demonstrable experience of communicating verbally and in writing to a wide range of audiences? Y/N

Interviews are likely to take place on the week commencing 30 November 2020 and will be held over a video call.

Package We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits, to include:- 30 days annual leave / Private Medical Scheme / Contributory Pension / Life Assurance / Season Ticket Loans / Cycle to Work Scheme / Eye Care Assistance / Employee Assistance Programme

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Manuela Vittori (Senior International Student Adviser) on 01483216254 or email visaadvice@law.ac.uk.
No agencies please.

Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check – you will be notified of this during the application process.

Date posted: 04/11/2020

Originally found on: The University of Law

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