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Student Ambassador Scheme

9 September 2011

We are currently recruiting for Student Ambassadors to work for the Marketing, Communications and Development Department at the University of Westminster.

The Student Ambassador Scheme supports the Outreach Team with Student Recruitment and Widening Participation activity, such as:

  • Helping at undergraduate and postgraduate Open Days
  • Taking groups of prospective students on Campus Tours
  • Helping at Applicant Days (for prospective students who have received an offer)
  • Higher Education Fairs at local schools and colleges
  • Delivering presentations to pupils at local schools and colleges on topics relating to Higher Education
  • Hosting school group visits to the University

The role of Student Ambassador is very diverse and we are looking for students who are able to work well both as a representative promoting the University of Westminster, and who can also engage with pupils aged between 14 and 21 years to promote Higher Education in general. Ambassadors should act as positive role models, sharing their experience and knowledge.

The work is ad-hoc and Student Ambassadors do not have regular hours. The Outreach Team’s peak period of activity is September-October, March-April and June-July. You will be expected to work at the main undergraduate and postgraduate Open Days (full dates will be provided at the training session).

Student Ambassadors are paid at a rate of £7 per hour.

If you are interested in applying, further information and an application form can be found by following this link http://westminster.ac.uk/home/students/student-ambassadors Please note that the application deadline is Monday 26 September at 5pm.

I look forward to receiving your application.

Miss Jennifer Rich
Outreach Assistant and Ambassador Coordinator
Marketing, Communications & Development

Second Floor, Cavendish House
101 New Cavendish Street
London W1W 6XH

Tel: +44(0)207 911 5000 (ext 66251)
Internal Tel: 66251
Mobile Shortdial: 1313
Fax: +44(0)20 7911 5788
E-mail: J.T.Rich@westminster.ac.uk


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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