What do we do?

Our Vision

To be recognised as the leading authority on student employment and through our members increase the number and quality of jobs available to students across the UK.


NASES Mission

To represent and support the needs of our members who enhance the experience and employability of students in HE and FE institutions by providing employment services.


Our Aims and Strategic Objectives

Supporting Student Employment Practitioners – keeping members bang up-to-date.Ensuring members have access to relevant, accessible, quality training, support and networking that is integrated, responsive, research informed and of a nationally-excellent standard to improve the delivery of their services to students and employers and their professional development.


  • CPD activity;
  • information management;
  • communication;
  • campaigns/events.

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Further developing the student employment sector – championing the sector.To support the continued growth and development of the student employment sector


  • information and resources;
  • quality initiatives;
  • research;
  • building partnerships;
  • raising the profile.


Supporting student workers – being the voice of working students.To establish student employment as a valid source of work experience, assist students to recognise the skills they develop through work experience and to raise the profile of student workers and ensure their employment rights are maintained.


  • protecting employment rights;
  • information and communication;
  • skills development activity;
  • raising the profile.

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Facilitate employers in recruiting students – linking employers with job shops.To work with large multi-national employers and SMEs to advertise vacancies to students with the aim to increase the quantity and quality of paid work experience opportunities available to students.


  • increase the quantity and quality of work experience available;
  • facilitate positive PR and press to highlight all forms of student work as valid sources of work experience;
  • promote Corporate Membership to encourage more employers to join NASES;
  • through a variety of campaigns including National Student Employment Week (NSEW), Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) and More Than Work month, to work with and encourage students and their employers in the development of the student employment sector.

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Ensure the Financial Stability of the Association - investing in the future.NASES will ensure it is well governed, well resources to deliver services, meet member needs and achieve its strategic objectives


  • effective governance of the association;
  • ensure the financial stability of NASES;
  • recruit and retain membership.

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Registered Office
NASES Conference


Tel: 01902 321022

NASES Office: University of Wolverhampton
Careers, Enterprise and The Workplace, Wulfruna Street, WV1 1LY



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