Student Life Ambassadors
Being a Student Life Ambassador provides you with an opportunity to:
- Gain real-life work experience.
- Acquire knowledge and skills in event management, career services, project management, counseling related activities etc.
- Meet new people, including fellow students, liaise with staff and key stakeholders of the campus.
To be a Student Life Ambassador, you must be an undergraduate student of Monash University Malaysia, in any year of study and passionate in the areas related to Student Engagement and Development, Student Advisory and Support, Career Services, Counselling and Study Abroad. As a Student Ambassador, you will also be entrusted to represent Monash University Malaysia as part of the Student Life delivery team, in making a memorable impression on current, new and prospective students as well as parents.
Student Ambassadors will have opportunities to develop experience within the following areas:
- Event management.
- Key projects development and management.
- Opportunities to participate in student development programs.
- Support student well-being and support initiatives.
- Participate in Monash Abroad related activities in promoting study abroad opportunities.
- Participate in Career Services related activities and events.
- Responding to a broad range of inquiries across the student life cycle.
If you are interested to take part in the programme, you must complete the application form by Friday, 29 March 2019.
Student Ambassadors are required to:
- A welcome meeting at the start of the programme.
- A catch up meeting at the start of every semester (three times per academic year).
- Opportunities to participate in leadership programs (selection is based on merit).
- All Orientation activities (3 per calendar year).
- Participate in at least 2 events/initiatives a year.
- Experience in organizing events.
- Self motivated, enthusiastic with good problem solving skills.
- Ability to work independently and also as part of a team.
- Committed, responsible and reliable.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Innovative and creative.
- Ability to have fun!
- Provide the necessary information, materials and resources for you to successfully implement your chosen activities.
- A certificate of recognition upon the successful completion of the the program to include in your CV and cite in job applications.
Q1. How much time do I need to dedicate to the programme?
We ask that you volunteer at least 35 hours over an academic year (two semesters).
Q2. Is there the opportunity for paid work?
On occasion, there are opportunities for paid work – but these are ad hoc. Student Life staff will introduce these to you if they become available.
Q3. Can I get a reference at the end of the year?
Yes, if you take part in the program you can cite us in a job application as a reference. We will have a log of your activity over the academic year.
Q4. I’m struggling to find the time to work on Ambassador activities. What should I do?Speak to the Student Life Ambassador staff and explain your situation. We can then explore how we can work with you going forward.