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Paid work within the Department

Postgraduate students involved in teaching and demonstrating activities in the Department will be paid at the following rates authorised by the University (2018/19 rate):

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£14.66 per hour plus holiday pay (£1.77 per hour)

Payments are arranged through the Sessional Teaching Payroll (STP)

Information for Postgraduates working in the Department for the first time

Please complete the online form to detail your choice of roles by 27 August 2018

Undergraduate Admissions

Postgraduates may also be asked to help with leading campus tours for undergraduate open days on a Wednesday afternoon or on University Open Days. Time spent on these activities will be reimbursed at the Demonstrating rate. Only undergraduates are offered the chance to be luncheon assistants, which involves eating lunch with prospective undergraduate students, chatting and engaging with them about undergraduate life in Physics and the University.

Overseas students

All overseas students wishing to work for the department need a National Insurance number, this can be arranged by calling the HMRC Helpline on 08456 000643.


If you have any queries please contact Physics PG.