'Student Orator' is the name given to the graduate who makes the closing speech at their graduation ceremony.
We will appoint one Student Orator for each Congregation ceremony in July 2017. If successful you would be speaking at your graduation ceremony on behalf of your cohort of students.
You will provide a unique contribution to make the day special and memorable for graduates, and their guests. It will be an unforgettable experience for you - one which will enhance your CV.
Your speech should last for around 5 minutes and be between 500 - 700 words.
To assist you, we have included the following guidance:
Student Orators will be awarded a certificate in recognition of their contribution and a studio photography package with our official photographers free of charge.
When preparing your speech and practicing delivery, you might also find it useful to look at videos of past ceremonies.
If you have any questions about the role of Student Orator please contact us.
To apply to be the Student Orator for your ceremony in July 2017 please complete the Student Orator Application Form
The deadline for applications is Friday 31 March.
If you are short listed you will then be invited to audition for the role in front of a panel. Auditions will be held on 9, 10, 11 and 12 May in the King's Gate Building.