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Student Ambassador opportunities

There are a number of opportunities to work whilst you're studying, with flexible paid roles across the university. 

Being employed as a Student Ambassador means that you:

  • can work when it's convenient for you
  • have the opportunity to encourage and support current and future students, and visitors
  • will broaden your CV
  • be rewarded with excellent rates of pay
  • can use your experience as evidence for the Global Talent Programme.

Find out more about the BU Student Ambassadors achievements at the annual Awards Ceremony.

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Schools Liaison Ambassador - applications now closed

  • Inspiring young people – from ages 10–19, to consider the benefits of Higher Education and think about their future through 1:1 guided reading, mentoring groups and specific workshops
  • Campus Tours – supporting a variety of events for a range of audiences; students, visitors, VIPs and more
  • Representing BU – attending events on behalf of BU, including UCAS conventions, school & college HE fairs
  • Delivering robotics challenge workshops
  • Supervising students on our residential 'Summer Breaks'
  • ​Supporting a range of other BU and supported events and marketing activity.

Marketing & Student Recruitment Ambassador - register your interest

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  • Open Days – giving campus tours, representing your course, department or faculty, giving information and support to our visitors, helping set-up for these large events
  • Campus Tours – supporting a variety of events for a range of audiences; students, visitors, VIPs and more
  • Representing BU – attending events on behalf of BU, including UCAS conventions, school & college HE fairs
  • Sharing your experience – online and in-person, through blogs, vlogs, presentations, talks and Q&A sessions
  • Supporting a range of other BU and supported events and marketing activities

Digital Marketing Ambassador - applications now closed

  • Sharing your experience – online and in-person, through blogs, vlogs and online chats
  • ​Thinking creatively – about topics and themes to share with prospective students, parents and other influencers 
  • ​Editing – blog/vlog content.

AskBU Student Ambassador - applications now closed

The purpose of the role is to assist the AskBU Student Advisers at busy times of service delivery to support students, staff and members of the public contacting the AskBU Students Service and to provide professional, appropriate, timely and customer focussed information and guidance. You will be answering general queries and referring service users to appropriate sources of information and help where these require a higher level of knowledge and expertise. You will be expected to work within the Data Protection Act and confidentiality guidelines at all times.

You will be a current BU student who is an effective team worker with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to service excellence. 

Appointments will be on a casual agreement basis and successful recruits would be expected to participate in a rota, working approximately one full day for each of the first two weeks at the start of the academic year and one or more two-hour shifts per week during the later weeks of the Autumn term and Spring term. Ad hoc opportunities may also arise.

Support with your application from the BU Careers & Employability Service

If you're considering applying for a Student Ambassador role don’t forget that you can get support with the application process (CV Writing, CV Reviews etc) by visiting MyCareerHub. There are lots of CV writing tools available and you can make an appointment with one of our Careers Advisers who can review your CV before you send it off.

Don’t forget also that if you aren’t successful in your application, but want to discuss the feedback you received with us to see how you can improve you applications for next time, then we can help you with this as well.

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