Passionate about LSHTM? Share your experiences and encourage future students to join us. Become one of our student ambassadors.
Roles of student ambassadors
Whether you are studying one of our intensive or distance learning programmes, an ambassador your main role will be to help prospective students learn more about the study opportunities at LSHTM. Ambassadors may be requested to participate in a number of ways, depending on their particular set of skills/capabilities and preferences. This would include:
- Answering queries from prospective students about your programme, life at LSHTM or distance learning study via email and/or in online chat sessions
- Assisting at our Virtual Open Days and course webinars
- Contributing to promotional materials (such as programme brochures, website profiles, videos or media articles)
- Contributing to our social media activities including our Facebook page and student blogs
- Participating in student focus groups and market research
- Participating in student panels at information sessions (involving public speaking)
There will be a number of opportunities available to our ambassadors throughout the year and you can put your name forward for as much work as you feel you can do, however we expect our ambassadors to participate on a regular basis.
The benefits of being a student ambassador
- Being an official representative of LSHTM
- Helping to forge a community spirit and build links throughout LSHTM's global community
- Having a platform to develop your interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
- Opportunities for academic and social networking with fellow students and staff
- Official recognition of your work to add to your CV
Who are we looking for?
As a student ambassador, you should be:
- Confident, with strong communication skills
- Enthusiastic (about LSHTM and your programme)
How to apply
Intensive study students: applications are now closed.
Distance learning students: please complete our Distance Learning Student Ambassador application form. The deadline to apply is Sunday 17 January, after which we will hold information sessions with successful applicants.