Careers at UPSU

Voluntary role

Fixed term until July 24

Open until the role is filled


2 Years Fixed Term (Max Two Terms)

30th September 2023

£10.90 per hour

Fixed Term until July 2024

Midday, 26th September 2023

£10.90 per hour

Until July 2024

Midday, 25th September 2023

£23,800 - £27,500 per year

Full time, permanent

Midday, 4th October 2023

What is UPSU?

The University of Portsmouth Students™ Union (The Union or UPSU for short) has a vision of creating a positive impact with every Portsmouth student during their time at University.

We are an independent charity led by our values and guided by our students, we do this by providing wide-ranging services and learner support to over 25,000 students of the University of Portsmouth. The Union is based in the centre of Portsmouth and turns over £1.5M per annum, employing approximately 60 staff.

The Union is a MINDFUL EMPLOYER® and will ensure that its recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters.

Where will I work?

The Students’ Union is based on Cambridge Road, at the heart of campus, next door to the University Library.

We are a ten minute walk from Portsmouth and Southsea railway station and 15 minutes from Portsmouth Harbour, Gunwharf Quays and the seafront.

We have close links to the University of Portsmouth and our staff are eligible to apply for university parking, gym membership (including sports facilities) as well as other benefits.

What is the team like at UPSU?

What kind of people work at UPSU? All kinds!

We are a small team of professionals from a range of backgrounds (including ex-students!). It’s our job to provide amazing activities and services on behalf of students.

Our leadership team also comprises of five elected students (Sabbatical Officers) who are employed full-time for year to represent all Portsmouth students and guide the Union’s work.

Get In Touch

University of Portsmouth Students’ Union
Cambridge Road

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The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every Portsmouth student during their time at University.

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