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The Graduate Union aims to provide, promote and support the academic advancement and welfare of our membership. We are working hard to achieve our objectives, do you want to help us? Apply now and be part of the GU teams!


We are looking for a part time Student Advisor to provide confidential and impartial advice, guidance and information to the students of the University of Cambridge. The position is a diverse and important role within the Students’ Unions’ Advice Service which is provided by Cambridge University Students’ Union and the Graduate Union.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of Advice and Welfare and the Advice Service team in delivering an exemplary service to the students of Cambridge. Furthermore, they will join the student-led team of elected representatives and staff in CUSU and the GU, work on welfare and academic issues and collaborate with elected sabbatical officers in CUSU and the GU as well as in colleges, University organisations and groups in the local community.

This is a role that requires dedication to improving the student experience and providing confidential and impartial support. 

Information Pack 

Salary:  £22,000 – £25,000
Contract: Part time, fixed term 12 months, maternity cover
Closing Date:  Sunday, 1st September at 23:59
Interviews: Monday, 9th September
Further Information: Download here

How to apply

To apply please submit your CV and a cover letter, describing how you meet the person specification and your motivation for applying. Applications should be submitted electronically to or via post (addressed to Vacancies): Cambridge University Students’ Union, POSTROOM 17 Mill Lane, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RX.

Please email if you would like any further information, or have any difficulty applying.


Roles for students:

Voluntary roles

(Executive Committee members (Election in Michaelmas Term)):

  • Faculty Liaison Officer
  • Families Officer
  • International Officer 
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Officer
  • Environmental Officer
  • Disabilities Officer
  • LGBTQ+ Officer  
  • Women's Officer  
  • Open Portfolio (e.g. housing, finances)

For more details about the role, please visit:

College and Faculty and other volunteering opportunities 

most Middle Combination Room's (MCR) are looking for volunteer - alternatively why not stand as a representative in your school or faculty?

Other opportunities exist with our Friends in CUSU, Student Community Action and RAG (Raising and Giving)