Are you interested in promoting the university and developing your communication and leadership skills?
The University of South Australia’s volunteer student ambassador program gives current students the opportunity to represent the university through various events and activities. This experience helps promote the university from a student’s perspective and ambassadors benefit from gaining professional development opportunities. It’s a win/win relationship!
Who can become a student ambassador?
You can become a student ambassador if you are a current UniSA student in your second, third or fourth year of study. Qualities of a student ambassador include:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Proactive, flexible and well presented
- Work well in a team
- Have a positive but realistic approach to university life
- Ability to positively represent UniSA
What is the role of a student ambassador?
- Provide potential students and their parents with an insight into university life and study based on your own experiences
- Encourage, motivate and inspire students to commence, continue and complete their studies successfully
- Actively participate in open days, information evenings, school visits and other events
- Meet and help visitors to the university such as parents and students
- Provide students and parents with information on application and admission processes, UniSA's degrees and student services.
Why become a student ambassador?
- Further develop your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
- Professional development and networking opportunities
- Improve your employability – it looks great on your resume!
What are the benefits of being a student ambassador?
Student Ambassadors will be provided with:
- University clothing and merchandise
- The opportunity to participate in divisional and university wide events
- Professional development opportunities such as seminars on presentation and representational skills
- Receive a certificate of recognition from the Vice Chancellor
What commitment is required as a student ambassador?
To participate in the Student Ambassadors program students must:
- Be able to commit to the program for the entire year. This equates to approximately 5 events or 30 hours over the duration of their role in a calendar year
- Have no disciplinary record or are currently under charges within the University judicial system
- Be required to attend training workshops, professional development opportunities and meetings
How do I apply to be a student ambassador?
We are currently recruiting new ambassadors for 2018. Applications close 5pm Friday 30 April 2018.
To register your interest in being a Student Ambassador for the 2018 program, please complete the below form, or alternatively you can contact:
Communications and Marketing Officer
P: 08 8302 4036