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Welcome Week Ambassador Application 2016 – University of Reading

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Welcome Week Ambassador Application 2016


 Sunday 11 September to Saturday 24 September 2016

Closing date for applications is Thursday 2nd June, interviews will be held week commencing 6th June 2016.

Being a Welcome Ambassador is a great opportunity to get paid for sharing your passion about being a student at the University of Reading whilst helping new students arrive, settle in and enjoy the start of their time here.

Welcome Week delivers a series of activities from Heathrow 'Meet & Greet', registration support and information desk queries, through orientation tours and a Campus Carnival, to Accommodation Talks, VC Welcome Talks, the Module Fair, a Joint Honours induction, and the Reading Experience Event.

Key to the success of these events and supporting all new student activities are our team of student Welcome Ambassadors.

We are looking for current students with the following qualities:

Passionate about studying at the University of Reading

Sociable and keen to engage with other students from all backgrounds

Good knowledge of campus, particularly support services and opportunities available

Friendly, hardworking and pro-active

Excellent level of spoken English (additional languages a benefit but not essential)

The work involves welcoming new students to the University of Reading and supporting the set up and operation of a series of key activities including:

Meet & Greet Heathrow service for International arrivals - Fri 16th to Sun 18th Sept inclusive (RailAir Travel and Heathrow expenses included)

Registration and Helpdesk support - Thurs 15th to Fri 23rd Sept inclusive

Accommodation Talks - Thurs 15th to Sun 18th Sept inclusive

VC Welcome Talks - Mon 19th Sept

Academic Success & Module Fair Event - Tues 20th Sept

Joint Honours Inductions - Wed 21st Sept

Reading Experience Day - Wed 28th Sept

Walking and Bus tours - various days

Information Point support - Thursday 15th to Fri 23rd Sept inclusive

All shifts will be paid at £7.20 per hour (including compulsory training week commencing 12th September). Whilst applicants with availability for all shifts would be preferred we would welcome applications from students working in other student engagement roles at the University. Please outline any limitations of availability for ambassador shifts on your application email including any visa restrictions.

To apply please complete application form found at  Welcome Week Ambassador Application Form 2016and email to








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