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Student Ambassadors

Inspire young people whilst representing and promoting Newcastle University.

Your responsibilities

We have an outstanding and committed team of Student Ambassadors. The role is to support a wide range of recruitment activities and events throughout the year, both on and off campus. You will have the opportunity to develop important transferable skills such as:

  • working at the University Open Days and Offer Holder Experience Days
  • leading campus and accommodation tours
  • taking part in on-campus events for local school/college students/prospective postgraduate students
  • developing recruitment-related publicity and marketing information e.g. blogging, social media posts etc.
  • developing resources for recruitment activities, including subject-specific material
  • representing the University at a range of off-campus higher education recruitment events
  • delivering presentations/activities in local schools/colleges/postgraduate recruitment events
  • supporting event preparation and office work

Occasionally you may need to work at weekends and in the evenings, which might involve overnight stays. The University covers your expenses and accommodation costs for this work.

We'd love to hear from you if you:

  • have great interpersonal skills
  • enjoy sharing your university experience with other people
  • are organised
  • able to work on your own initiative

We're particularly keen to hear from applicants who can relate to or have experience in supporting students linked to our PARTNERS Programme. This includes care experienced students or black heritage students.


  • paid position
  • insight into working with young people, teachers, and other students
  • excellent work experience to add to your CV
  • make contacts within the University and the region
  • fully flexible around your studies

Skills you could develop as a Student Ambassador

You could develop many skills but particularly:

  • communication
  • teamwork
  • planning and organising
  • personal enterprise and confidence

View the Student Ambassador job description and person specification 2023 to find out more.

Job description

How to apply

Applications are now closed and will open again at the start of the 2024/25 academic year.

Register your interest for our next application cycle by completing our express an interest in working on campus form and we will be in touch.

If you have any queries, please email