How to Apply


New Applicants

Registering with an email address and password will allow you to save your application form which you can access and edit at any time. You can use the same information to submit future applications. To begin your first application, search for the job you wish to apply for and then click the 'Apply Now' button. It is your responsibility to check your email account regularly. NB: If your email account has Junk Email filters, please ensure that any emails from RGU are not affected.

Existing Applicants 

If you have already registered, please Login to RGU:Jobs and complete your application.

Completing Your Application

The application comprises 6 sections. You can complete the sections in any order and choose to complete in stages, saving your contents at the end of each session by clicking SAVE and returning to your application using your login details. All sections must be fully completed before your application can be submitted. For most roles, you will be required to upload a CV in support of your application which should be in MS Word or PDF form.

Job Basket & Application Status

During your job search you can select particular jobs to apply for by clicking 'Add to Job Basket'. Your selected jobs are stored and displayed by clicking 'View Job Basket'. When you begin an application the job will be removed from your basket and displayed in Application Status where you can keep track of the status of your application(s). We will acknowledge receipt of your submitted application by email and you can login to check the status of the job and your application.

RGU will require documentary proof of your qualifications if you are appointed to a post.


If you experience any difficulties please contact (01224)262085 or email

The University is committed to equality of opportunity at all stages of the recruitment process. If any elements of the process create barriers for you, please contact a member of the HR team on 01224 262085 to discuss what adjustments can be made to facilitate your participation.

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