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Admissions Team Lead

Deadline for applications: N/A

Contract type: Permanent

Job overview

At Study Group, our Admissions department plays an incredibly important role in providing a first class experience for our students, and delivering on our philosophy to put “Students first”. We’re looking for an energetic candidate with first class management and communication abilities for this vital role. In this job you'll manage a UK based Admissions team, and be responsible for the successful management of student applications within that team. You'll be an important point of contact for stakeholders across the UK & Europe business, managing improvement and change related actions as required, and providing support to projects within the Admissions function.

Key responsibilities

  • In this job you will manage a specific UK/Europe Admissions team to ensure the effective processing of student applications in order to meet published Service Level agreement targets, primarily involving:
    • Issuance of Confirmation documents
    • Issuance of CAS documentation
    • Management of pre-arrival tasks
    • Processing of related general queries
  • Collaboration with the Singapore Admissions team to provide support to wider aspects of the Admissions process, involving:
    • Customer Service
    • Triage and Booking
    • Assessment
  • Leadership and personal development of a diverse team
  • To deputise for the Admissions Manager as required, supporting wider Global Access Hub remit
  • To act as a point of contact and subject matter expert to key stakeholders in the UK & Europe business
  • To support in ongoing project and process improvement work related to Admissions

(Responsibilities of the job may change over time in response to business requirements.)

Qualifications and Experience required

If you have previous experience within an Admissions function, then that's great. If not, we'd expect you have experience of leading and developing a team (running team meetings, doing 121s etc) and strong customer service/administration skills within a high volume environment. You'll be IT literate, able to run reports on Excel and navigate databases, and be able to manage targets and meet service levels. You'll be committed to "continuous improvement", with a track record of improving processes and procedures.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

Study Group processes your information in line with data protection regulations. Please see our Candidate Privacy Policy.

How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.