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Being a StudyNT Student Ambassador will complement your current studies while contributing to your personal and professional development. You will help promote Northern Territory educational facilities as well as showcase all the Northern Territory has to offer as a study destination and place to call home. This is an exciting initiative which will see you be part of a select team of students who will undertake activities throughout 2018.

In addition to five professional development days, you may have the opportunity to:

  • attend formal receptions and dinners with local and international business people
  • present to meetings on your experiences as an international student
  • rub shoulders with our political leaders, business community and educational institutions.

Throughout your time as a 2018 StudyNT Student Ambassador the message you will be delivering is that Australia’s Northern Territory offers an amazing range of education options with plenty of employment and work experience opportunities, all surrounded by a vibrant and multicultural community.

Outside of your chosen studies, the StudyNT Student Ambassador Program gives you learning opportunities you won’t find in the classroom. You will be immersed in the StudyNT community via functions, community events, forums, social media and networking.

While there are plenty of perks, endorsing the Northern Territory as a place to live and learn comes with a lot of responsibility. For this reason we want to build a team of confident young people who will represent StudyNT professionally and most of all are passionate about our message and this amazing place where we live.

We’ll give you the support, tools and training to be successful. The rest is up to you.

Want to become a Student Ambassador?

Key dates for 2018 program:

Applications open

Chief Minister's Welcome to International Students, Parliament House,
Wednesday 21 February 2018

Enquiries to StudyNT@nt.gov.au

Applications close Midnight Sunday 11 March 2018
Interviews Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 March 2018 in Darwin City
Advice to candidates - successful / unsuccessful Thursday 22 March 2018
First professional development session> 10am to 4pm on Saturday 24 March 2018 in Darwin City

FAQ's

I’m really busy with study and working part-time. How much time is involved?

Being an ambassador involves a combination of up to 30 voluntary (unpaid) hours and up to 30 casual (paid) hours between April 2018 and the end of your academic year.

This could be during the day, evening or weekend. We will work with you and your schedule.

What are the benefits for me?

Besides working with a great group of students from all over the world you will gain free training, practical work experience, meet businesses, governments and community leaders, and be recognised as a StudyNT Student Ambassador.

What are the requirements to be an ambassador?

To be eligible for a 2018 StudyNT Student Ambassador position you must:

  • be at least 16 years of age on 1 January 2018
  • reside in Darwin
  • be an international student (visa number 500) or a recipient of a Department of Trade, Business and Innovation Higher Education Scholarship and studying at Charles Darwin University
  • study at one of the following Northern Territory education institution:
    • Charles Darwin University
    • a government or non-government senior secondary school
    • a private vocational education and training (VET) organisation
    • an English language (ELICOS) training centre.
  • Be available to attend all of the following events in Darwin City:
    • an interview on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 March 2018
    • a professional development session from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 24 March 2018 in Darwin City
    • ambassadorial roles from April 2018 to the end of the 2018 academic year
    • students studying ELICOS or VET may be appointed for one semester
    • StudyNT will take into account study commitments and vacation periods.
Sounds good. What’s next?

Applications for the 2018 program are now open, enquiries to StudyNT@nt.gov.au