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Boost confidence, build lifelong friendships, and earn money with our Student Ambassador scheme.

We work closely with our current undergraduate and postgraduate students who come from a variety of backgrounds and are enthusiastic about engaging with participants and visitors to share their University experiences. They are strong advocates for Student Recruitment and Widening Participation.

Student Ambassdor 

A Student Ambassador is a positive role model for the University who is enthusiastic about university life and happy to speak about their experiences.

The ambassador role involves supporting departments at St Mary’s University with on campus and off campus events including campus tours and going out to Higher Education Fairs and Careers Fairs.


Widening Participation (WP) Student Ambassador

A Widening Participation (WP) Student Ambassador works with a wide variety of students aged 11-18+ to raise awareness of Higher Education and to enable students to make informed decisions about their future.

A WP Ambassador needs to be passionate about their Course subject, Higher education and raising the aspirations and attainment of young people.

Why become a Student Ambassador?

Working with schools and colleges

If you think our Student Ambassadors could help your school or colleges with anything, please email

If you are internal staff requesting Student Ambassadors for an event, please email

Apply to the Student Ambassador scheme

All students are welcome to apply to become a student ambassador. You must be studying at St Mary’s University and have at least one year of academic study remaining. You must also have right to work in the UK.

Please make sure you've read through the job packs carefully before completing your application form.

We strongly recommend you seek support from our Careers Service to complete your application form, particularly if this is a new process for you. You can email them at or make an appointment in the Library Hub.

If you have any questions or queries in relation to completing your application form please email us at

Disability Confident

St.Mary’s is a Disability Confident Employer. This means we are committed to being an inclusive place to work and study for students and staff with disabilities. Find out more.

Spotlight on Student Ambassadors and diversity

Many students and staff have commented that our ambassadors increasingly reflect the huge diversity of students at St Mary’s University. We asked Sonia to tell us how this came about...

Read the full interview