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Student Ambassadors

Are you passionate about your university and Higher Education? Do you love meeting new people and sharing your experiences? If so, then you should consider becoming a Student Ambassador!

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Benefits of being a Student Ambassador

Being a Student Ambassador is a varied role that offers many opportunities for you to develop your leadership, team building and communication skills. This will enhance your CV and employability as a graduate.

Student Ambassadors are employed on a casual contract basis and are offered a wide range of paid opportunities throughout the academic year.

You will work alongside Student Ambassadors who study on different courses and who are in different years of study to yourself.

As a Student Ambassador you will build connections and collaborate with a wide range of university and educational staff.

You will talk with prospective students and their families about studying at Ƶ. As a Student Ambassador, you will have a key role in the recruitment process as youhelp prospective students find their perfect fit.

Students talking and relaxing in Barlows, St Mary's Student Village

Student Ambassador Job Description

Student Ambassadors will represent Ƶ to help deliver recruitment events both on and off campus. Read the full specifications for the post below.

  • School/Department: UK Recruitment & Marketing
  • Salary: £13.45 per hour
  • Contract Duration: Casual
  • Responsible to: Senior Student Ambassador Officer
  • Closing Date: 08-12-2023

Applications are invited for the role of Student Ambassador on a casual contract basis.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the University in the delivery of campus wide engagement opportunities including open days and offer holder days.
  • Representing the University at open days and at a variety of events throughout the year, on and off campus. This may involve staying away from the university and working evenings & weekends.
  • Conducting campus, accommodation, and sports tours at university wide events.
  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the University, ensuring that visitors receive a high quality and enjoyable visit.
  • Providing information and answering queries relating to student life at Ƶ to prospective students and their parents.
  • Opportunity to assist academic schools and departments across the University on various projects and events.
  • Providing oral and written feedback as part of the Student Ambassador Scheme evaluation process.
  • Any other task or role deemed necessary by the Senior Student Ambassador Officer and Ƶ.
  • To engage with the University’s Welsh language policies.
  • To promote equality and diversity in working practices and to maintain positive working relationships.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Must currently be enrolled as a student at Ƶ.

Experience/Knowledge

Desirable

  • Have a good understanding of Ƶ.
  • Experience of working with children or young people, through paid or voluntary work.
  • Experience of facilitating group workshops and/or mentoring.
  • Experience of being a Peer Guide.
  • Experience of using Campus Connect and Unibuddy.
  • Leading Campus or Hall tours.

Skills/Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be enthusiastic, reliable, and punctual.
  • Ability to engage with and enthuse a wide range of prospective students.
  • Able to use own initiative, to problem solve and work creatively.
  • Be enthusiastic about your experience of Ƶ and a willingness to share this with others.
  • To be open-minded, flexible, and approachable with a willingness to learn.

Desirable

  • Prior experience of working with a variety of people and a willingness to engage with individuals.
  • Ability to communicate through the Medium of Welsh.
  • Ability to speak other languages.
  • Experience of creating content for vlogs.
  • Ability to create engaging content for social media.
  • A keen interest in writing for blogs.

General

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. We strive to develop a workforce from all sections of the community regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, trans identity, relationship status, religion or belief, caring responsibilities, or age. We promote and facilitate the use of the Welsh language through our progressive Welsh Language Policy. We comply with the Welsh Language Standards and are committed to equality of opportunity. You are welcome to apply for any job in English or Welsh and all applications submitted will be treated equally.

We are a member of Advance HE's Athena SWAN Gender Equality charter and hold a Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to and progress towards gender equality within the University's policies, practices, and culture. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

All members of staff have a duty to ensure their actions are in line with the overall environmental aims of the University and minimise their environmental impact.

All offers are made subject to proof of eligibility to work in the UK and receipt of satisfactory references.

We have a legal responsibility to ensure that you have the right to work in the UK before you can start working for us. When you apply for this post you will be required to explain the basis upon which you believe you will able to live and work in the UK legally on the commencement date of the role should your application be successful. If you do not have the right to work freely in any position in the UK already, any offer of employment we will make to you will be subject to you obtaining a right to work visa. provides information on the various visa routes into employment and the eligibility requirements (including switching visa status where permissible). If you are successful in your application we will discuss visa options with you at the time of making the offer of employment.

Please note that, in the event of applications being received from candidates on the University's Redeployment Register with a reasonable skills match to the post specification, these applicants will be given prior consideration.

Register your interest

If you would like to represent Ƶ by becoming a Student Ambassador and be a part of recruitment events and activities, please register your interest on the form below.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

What happens next?

Once you have registered your interest, a member of our team will contact you once applications for the scheme are live. Please contact the team if you have further questions.

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