Brilliant Club

Brilliant ClubAre you a PhD student or Postdoc at the University of Wolverhampton looking for meaningful, paid teaching experience?

Through working as a tutor with The Brilliant Club, you will:

  • Develop teaching experience and other employability skills
  • Receive high-quality training in teaching pedagogy
  • Enhance your knowledge of the UK education system
  • Disseminate your research to a unique, non-expert audience
  • Join a community of like-minded researchers across the UK
  • Have the choice of how many placements you’d like to take part in, getting paid £500 per placement

What is The Brilliant Club?

Only 1 in 50 of the most disadvantaged quintile of 18 year olds progress to a highly-selective university. Over the last five years, The Brilliant Club has worked to increase this number by recruiting, training and placing over 1000 researchers across the UK to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small groups of high-potential pupils from underrepresented communities.

There is now the opportunity for you to join this growing community of like-minded researchers and become a Scholars Programme tutor in 2017-18, supporting pupils to develop the academic skills, knowledge and confidence needed to progress to university.

To register for a webinar to find out more about the opportunity – please visit:

To find out more about the tutoring opportunity and apply, please visit

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to email The Brilliant Club at

Information for Doctoral Supervisors

The Scholars’ Programme provides your doctoral students with a number of skills and developmental opportunities, including:

  • gaining experience of public engagement
  • teaching experience
  • training in teaching skills
  • access to a community of practice for postgraduate and postdoctoral teachers
  • enhanced employability

Full details of the Scholars’ Programme and its benefits could be found in the Brilliant Club information for researchers document