Welcome Buddies are student volunteers whose job it is to create a fantastic welcome for new University of Bolton students. It's all about making sure that our new students have a great first few weeks here in Bolton by helping them to meet new people, make friends and have some fun. 

As a Welcome Buddy your role will involve giving information about Welcome Week events and activities, providing directions on campus, sign posting students to other services as well as ensuring that new students are safe and looked after.


What does the role involve?

  • Helping with packing Welcome Bags for new students
  • Helping students move in over move in weekend at Orlando Halls of Residence
  • Signposting during enrollment in Chancellor's Building
  • Attending and supporting Bolton SU Welcome events
  • Promoting Bolton SU events and services to new students


What can I gain from the role?

  • Valuable volunteering experience
  • Gain team working and communication skills, as well as confidence 
  • Experience Welcome week and attend events/activities 
  • Hours towards your Bolton Award


How to apply

Simply complete the form below and tell us why you want to be a Welcome Buddy



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