Student Ambassadors

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Who are our Student Ambassadors?

Our Student Ambassadors are the face of the University at our open days, applicant visit days, interview days, conferences and information fairs. Being current students, they provide a direct and unique insight into student life and studying here at the University of South Wales.

From what to bring with you when you first move to university, how to cook your first meal, what are the best times to go to the library during exam period, to money management and the best places to get student deals and discounts, our student ambassadors are a front-line font of knowledge and utilize their own individual experiences when advising and answering questions from staff, visitors, prospective students and their families.

Where do our Student Ambassadors work?

The events where our Student Ambassadors work include:

  • Campus Open Days •
  • Applicant and Interview Days
  • Open Evenings
  • Information Fairs
  • University Conferences and Corporate Events

• scheduled Campus Open Days for 2017 are Saturday 1 July, Wednesday 13 September, Saturday 21 October and Saturday 2 December.

What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?

You will be paid a competitive hourly rate:

  • £7.79 per hour (for students aged under 25)
  • £8.07 per hour (for students aged 25 and over)

The role is flexible - you can work as much or as little as you like and fit the role around your university work and other commitments.

Being a student ambassador is a great enhancement to any CV. Our student ambassadors demonstrate:

  • Effective time management
  • Experience working with members of the public
  • Developed public speaking, communication and presentation skills
  • Co-ordination and organisiation
  • Confidence in guest engagement.

How can I become a Student Ambassador?

The Student Ambassador programme is organised and managed by the University's Student Recruitment Team, who hold recruitment events at certain dates during the academic year. All selected Ambassadors will undertake training prior to taking up their role. The Student Ambassadors team is composed of students from all campuses, all courses and all nationalities.