Access and Widening Participation


Access & Widening Participation Student Ambassador Scheme

The Access & Widening Participation Student Ambassador scheme is a chance for UCL students to take part in the Widening Participation activities we run.

We are not currently recruiting for Student Ambassador roles.

What is the Access & Widening Participation Student Ambassador scheme?

UCL's Access and Widening Participation Office (AWPO) organises events and activities for young people from backgrounds that are under-represented at university. We work with students from non-selective state schools and lower-income families. We also work with teachers, parents, and other supporters, and with specialist groups such as disabled students, care-experienced, estranged students, Black students, mature students, and forced migrants.

Our aim is to raise their aspirations and attainment and to increase their knowledge of their higher education options.

What do AWPO Student Ambassadors do?

Our AWPO Student Ambassadors help deliver our activities. Some activities involve mentoring, tutoring, being part of a student panel, talking to young people about UCL and their experience as students, delivering presentations to school, and attending HE fairs. This is a paid role.

How to apply to become a WP student ambassador?

We are not currently recruiting new ambassadors for the scheme. Information regarding any future applications will be posted here.

The Job Description for the role can be found here

What are the other Student Ambassador Schemes at UCL?

Please note: In addition to the Access & Widening Participation Student Ambassador Scheme there are several other student ambassador schemes being run at UCL. Some of them are paid roles others are volunteering opportunities. Feel free to enquire within your faculty to find out if they run their own Student Ambassador Scheme.

Please find below some other Student Ambassador schemes, you can contact the relevant team to find out more.

Sustainability Ambassador 

Student Recruitment Student Ambassador

Target Medicine Volunteer

Bartlett Outreach Ambassador

MAPS Digital Ambassador

I am a member of UCL Staff, how to book an AWPO Student Ambassador to work at my event?

If you are a member of UCL staff and need Student Ambassadors to support a widening participation activity for UK state school students, teachers or families, please complete this booking form and we will reply to you within a week. 

Student Ambassador Request Form

If you need to recruit students or alumni as casual event support or admin staff, you can post a listing at UCLU JobShop, contact UCL Uni Temps to recruit temp staff, or contact UCL Careers for advice on their job listings services.