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Unipol isn't just a fun place to work out, it's a great place to work, with flexible hours around your study timetable. We are one of the largest employers on campus with over 150+ students hired annually. We're are always on the lookout for friendly students who are intuitive, reliable and committed with a passion for recreation.

Part-time positions are available in the following areas:Employment Referee

  • Fitness Leaders; Fitness Programmes
  • Referees; Social Sport/Inter-College Sport
  • Group Fitness Instructors; Group Fitness

Hiring Process

Unipol welcomes applications during the designated recruitment periods listed below.  Once the period opens, our online applications open.  At that time you are asked to complete the online application and submit your resume.

The following positions require completion of a Unipol course: Group Fitness Instructor & Fitness Leader.  When applying for one of these positions, please note that you will need to be available for the relevant course date.

Student Recreation Assistants (students who work at Unipol) are selected from our pool of Group Fitness Instructors, Fitness Leaders and Sport Referees.

Positions available

Sat  9th March

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Group Fitness

Group Fitness Instructor*-

*all Group Fitness Instructors are also Student Recreation Assistants

NowWed 16th MarchApply Here 


Fitness Leaders* - Workshop date: Sat 16th March

*all Fitness Leaders are also Student Recreation Assistants

Now Apply Here


Inter-College Competition Referee (Inc. College Sports Day)

Social Sport Referee - Semester 2

Sports Medic


1st May


16th October

24th Sept

16th October

Apply Here

Position descriptions are listed below.

Please note that application acceptance is dependent on staffing requirements at the given time.

Recreation Fitness Leaders - Recreation Fitness Programmes

Recreation Fitness Leaders are responsible for designing safe and effective exercise programmes for users of the facility, providing general exercise/recreation advice and education for clients. We are interested in applications from second year Physical Education and Physio students (who as part of their degree are studying exercise prescription) and those who have a genuine interest in helping people achieve their health, fitness and wellbeing goals.

Find out more about Recreation Fitness Programmes

Referees - Social Sport/Inter-college Sport

Specialising in the provision of recreational sport, we aim to make campus sporting experiences more enjoyable.

Referees are required each year to assist in the running of the Social Sportand Inter-college sport programme.

If you are interested in refereeing, please come in and see us with the completed referee form below.

Find out more about our Social Sport programme

Find out more about Inter-college Sport

Group Fitness Instructors - Group Fitness

Group Fitness Instructors are recruited from those who successfully complete a training course which highlights the basic principles of teaching group fitness classes at Unipol Recreation Services.

Individuals who successfully complete and pass auditions following the course will undergo further training in specific class areas.

Find out more about becoming a group fitness instructor

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