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Student ambassadors have the opportunity to get involved with a wide range of events.

Examples of typical work

Student ambassadors working for the Student Recruitment Office are trained and normally work on the following events:

HE/Schools careers fairs

Student Ambassadors attend careers fairs held in schools and colleges and assist in the promotion of Exeter as an institution. They also provide a useful insight into the student experience.

Leading campus tours

Student ambassadors lead our campus tours (usually every weekday on the Streatham Campus, twice weekly at St. Luke's Campus and weekly at the Penryn Campus during term-time)

Supporting/leading incoming visits from schools and colleges

Student Ambassadors assist in the programme of activities offered to incoming school visits. This may range from running a campus tour to delivering presentations on student life, choosing a course, or managing finances.

Residentials/Summer Schools

Student ambassadors are employed to work on campus-based residentials, which aim to provide students with an insight into University life.

Open Days/Offer-Holder Visit Days

Student ambassadors take a central role in the running of our pre-application Open Days and Offer-Holder Visit Days held at various times throughout the year.

UCAS Higher Education Conventions

Some student ambassadors attend the UCAS Higher Education Conventions held around the country and assist in the promotion of the University and its student experience.

Uncover Higher Education (HE) Programme

Student ambassadors are engaged in regular tutoring sessions working within schools and colleges in the South West in a bid to increase awareness of Higher Education and the opportunities available.

Modern Foreign Languages Tutoring Programme

Language specialist student ambassadors work in schools and colleges aiming to increase awareness of modern foreign languages and demonstrate possible progression routes.

Exeter Progressions/Realising Opportunities

Student ambassadors will have the opportunity to work on the Exeter Progressions programme which supports young people in years 11-13 with the university decision making process. The University is also part of the national Realising Opportunities programme and student ambassadors support this programme engaging in an e-mentoring platform with students across the UK.