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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

Student ambassadors at an open dayA 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.

There are also digital work opportunities such as Unibuddy - an online platform for Student Ambassadors to communicate with prospective students.

Widening Participation (WP) Student Ambassador

Student ambassador giving a campus tourA 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.

Video testimonial by Jess Rajput – Widening Participation Student Ambassador

Student Ambassador Alumni

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Stephanie Willmott

Becoming a Student Ambassador, participating in both Recruitment and WP activities was one of the best things I have ever done. The whole experience has benefitted me greatly

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​Muhammad Ahmad

I applied for the Student Ambassador role so I could earn some money…it gave me more time to invest in my studies as I did not have to worry about commuting to work…

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Demi Akande

Participating in the Student Ambassador scheme at St.Mary’s gave me an appreciation for collaboration as information and ideas could be exchanged...

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Simeon Thorne

As a student Ambassador I was able to gain skills that are relevant to succeeding in my course as well as in work beyond University...

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Working with Schools and Colleges

If you think our student ambassadors could help your school or colleges with anything, please email studentambassadors@stmarys.ac.uk

Apply to be an Ambassador

If you are a current St Mary’s student and would be interested in becoming a student ambassador, we would encourage you to submit an application.

Student Ambassadors benefit from: 

  • Great CV experience and we will provide references for future job applications
  • Flexibility to fit around your lectures and studies
  • Earn London Living Wage
  • Flexible working hours with jobs available throughout the year 
  • Meet and work with fellow students
  • Opportunities to promote and represent St Mary's at events for young people

Further information, job descriptions and how to apply can be found on SimmSpace.

Speak to a Student Ambassador 

If you are internal staff requesting Student Ambassadors for an event, please email: studentambassadors@stmarys.ac.uk.