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Hundreds of Student Jobs at Fantastic UK Venues

11 Jan 2018

Over the last few months we’ve added hundreds and hundreds of great student jobs at top venues around the United Kingdom.

With so many fantastic vacancies at sporting venues, racecourses, leisure attractions, exhibition centres, concert halls and other top venues, you’d have to be a very unlucky student not to be able to find some flexible work at a place right near where you live.

Of course, these jobs are fantastic for earning some cash to top up the piggy bank after an expensive Christmas break, but many of them are seasonal so you can pretty much find casual jobs at these venues every month of the year.

We wanted to shine a spotlight on these venues so you can apply for work at any or all of the places in your town or city in the coming weeks.

Most of the vacancies at top venues are hospitality or catering roles with recruiters like Levy UK, but there are lots of other opportunities for stewarding or security roles with companies such as G4S and LSS.

Let’s take a look at some of the venues and give you links to them so you can apply for the vacancies which would be most suitable for you.

Twickenham Stadium

Student Jobs At Sporting Venues

Sports venues are a great hunting ground for student jobs – and, depending on the type of role that you land, you might even get paid to see some great sporting action, saving you from having to fork out for the gate fee.

Obviously, there is tons of work to be done on match days, with sometimes thousands of spectators to be catered for at one time. But there is often work at big sporting venues even when it isn’t match day since most of them host other events like conferences, parties and exhibitions.

If you factor all of those in then sports venues can offer casual work on almost every weekday, Saturdays, Sundays – and even in the evenings.

Especially in the run up to Christmas and over summer there are loads of catering and hospitality jobs at football stadiums, rugby stadiums, racecourses and cricket grounds all over the country.

Here are just a few of the sports venues where we try to fill flexible jobs throughout the calendar year…

Chelsea FC

Football & Rugby Stadium Jobs

Don’t kick it into touch, score a job at one of these football or rugby stadiums in the UK now!

London Area

Chelsea Football Club, Stamford Bridge

Harlequins Rugby, Twickenham

Twickenham Stadium

Other Parts Of England

Aston Villa Football Club, Villa Park

Leicester City Football Club, King Power Stadium

Reading Football Club, Madejski Stadium

Coventry City Football Club, Ricoh Arena

Sheffield United Football Club, Bramall Lane


Cardiff City Stadium

Liberty Stadium, Swansea

Principality Stadium, Cardiff


AVIVA Stadium, Dublin

Cheltenham Racecourse

Racecourse Jobs For Students

With over 50 racecourses throughout the UK you should be an odds-on favourite to find some casual work at your local track.

Here’s just a few…

North West

Aintree Racecourse

Carlisle Racecourse

Haydock Park Racecourse


Epsom Downs Racecourse

Kempton Park Racecourse

Sandown Park Racecourse

South West

Cheltenham Racecourse

Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre

Wincanton Racecourse

East Midlands

Market Rasen Racecourse

Nottingham Racecourse

West Midlands

Warwick Racecourse

East of England

Huntingdon Racecourse

Newmarket Racecourse

Kia Oval

Casual Work At Cricket Grounds

Don’t get caught out on the off-side, hit one out of the park by finding a bit of work at your local cricket ground. We can give you the leading edge at these cricketing venues…

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham

The KIA Oval, Lambeth, South London

Lancashire County Cricket Club (Old Trafford), Manchester


Seasonal Jobs At Other Sporting Venues

At most of the above sporting venues you can find work throughout the year, but there are obviously other big sporting events which have a seasonal rush of vacancies.

Here’s a selection…

BMW Wentworth, Virginia Water, Surrey

The BMW Wentworth golf tournament is held in May but there are usually seasonal vacancies being advertised from March onwards.

Typical seasonal roles you might see up for grabs include bar staff, waiting on staff, food service positions and other support vacancies for BMW Wentworth.

Henley Festival & Royal Regatta

The annual summer festival and Royal Regatta in Henley attracts thousands of visitors and hundreds of world class oarsmen during June and July.

Start looking for vacancies such as cashiers, chefs, bar & waiting staff and porters at Henley Festival & Royal Regatta from April through to the start of the events.

Wimbledon Tennis

The famous and quintessentially English tennis tournament may only take place over two weeks in July, but recruitment for stewarding & other security roles can start before the previous Christmas. Likewise, you’ll need to net a catering job at Wimbledon early too, with many roles being filled from January onwards.

Some Wimbledon jobs start in May and can run through into August, so you could get a good few months worth of highly rewarding work at the All England Tennis Club if you apply early.

The O2 Arena

Conference & Exhibition Centre Jobs

And there’s no shortage of work at conference and exhibition centres around the UK too.

Click the links to check out what sort of casual jobs are on offer for students at the following Confex venues…

London & Other Parts of England

ExCeL London

Olympia London

The O2 Arena, Greenwich, London

The SSE Arena Wembley, London


Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre/SEC Centre, Glasgow

Somerset House

Flexible Work At UK Leisure Attractions

Leisure attractions are also great places to pick up a few hours’ work – especially at the weekends. From museums to zoos and from art galleries to stately homes and castles, wherever you find large groups of visitors, there will also be student jobs to be had.

Could any of these places in your area be recruiting now?

Museums & Art Galleries

London & The South

Churchill War Rooms, London

HMS Belfast, London

Somerset House, London

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire

Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire

M-SHED Museum, Bristol

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

The North

National Media Museum, Bradford

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

National Railway Museum, York

Stately Homes & Castles

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

Hever Castle, Kent

Leeds Castle, Maidstone



This list really is an A to Z of venues where students can find flexible work! From Arenas to Zoos, you can find great work at them all. So here are a couple of zoos for you too!

Bristol Zoo

Edinburgh Zoo

Even More Attractions Where Students Can Find Casual Work

KidZania, London

Liberty Cafe, Regent Street, London

Chill Factore, Manchester

Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex

Goodwood Estate, West Sussex

Salisbury Cathedral

Snowdome, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Hopefully that’s given you multiple ideas for places to find weekend work, evening vacancies and day time jobs during the holidays. Click on the links above to find out more about the venues in your neck of the woods and apply for the latest vacancies before someone else snaps them up.

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