Getting started with ambassadors

Your guide to recruiting and managing a diverse cohort of ambassadors

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Inside, you’ll discover:

 

  • How to find and recruit perfect-fit student ambassadors: for in-person and for digital

 

  • Training ambassadors to set them up for success

 

  • Keeping your ambassadors motivated – whether through payment, scholarships, or incentives

 

  • Building a resource for your student ambassadors

Learn more about managing ambassadors in our blog:

Why should I become a student ambassador?
30 April 2021 Why should I become a student ambassador? Every student ambassador’s motivation for joining Unibuddy is as unique [...]
Staff ambassadors: tips for writing the most engaging blogs
05 April 2021 Staff ambassadors: tips for writing the most engaging blogs Unibuddy’s blogging function is no longer exclusive to [...]
Empowering your ambassadors with the information they need: finance
15 February 2021 Empowering your ambassadors with the information they need: finance Unibuddy is all about authentic peer-to-peer interactions between [...]
Empowering your ambassadors with the information they need: accommodation
08 February 2021 Empowering your ambassadors with the information they need: accommodation Unibuddy is all about authentic peer-to-peer interactions between [...]
What is a student ambassador?
19 November 2020 What is a student ambassador? More and more universities are utilizing their current students as their best [...]
How to Run a Student Ambassador Program: 4 Keys to Success
16 November 2020 Running a successful student ambassador program The key to making peer-to-peer a success are the student ambassadors [...]
4 things we learned at the Unibuddy Global Conference
21 October 2020 4 things we learned at the Unibuddy Global Conference Our largest ever event has come to an [...]
Finding a chat app for your student ambassadors
12 October 2020 Finding a chat app for your student ambassadors You know the power of chat. Conversational marketing is [...]
Top 5 student recruitment strategies for Higher Ed
05 October 2020 Top 5 student recruitment strategies for Higher Ed A popular question among many top institutions is how [...]
What’s it like being a Unibuddy ambassador?
07 September 2020 What's it like being a Unibuddy ambassador? Catherine is a Postgraduate Organisational Psychology student at Birkbeck University. [...]
Still using LinkedIn to connect grad students?
14 August 2020 Still using LinkedIn to connect grad students? You probably know that the best way to yield and [...]
Your students: the key to online student recruitment in the coronavirus age
07 July 2020 Your students: the key to online student recruitment in the coronavirus age Guest blog by Rob Speekenbrink, [...]
Managing your ambassadors remotely
14 May 2020 Managing your ambassadors remotely There has never been a more important time to have a digital student [...]
Recruiting digital student ambassadors remotely
There has never been a more important time to have a digital student ambassador scheme. As prospective students and applicants [...]
Building Student Ambassador communities

When launching a digital ambassador scheme it can be tempting to focus solely on its potential for prospective students…but make sure you don’t forget your ambassador communities and the vital role they play! 

Unibuddy’s Inaugural Netherlands Summit | Report
Attendees from higher education institutions across the Netherlands joined us in Utrecht this week for the inaugural Unibuddy Netherlands Summit. [...]
What makes a great digital student ambassador?
21 January 2020 What makes a great digital student ambassador? There are plenty of qualities that you are used to [...]
How user generated content can help your higher education marketing
16 January 2020 How user generated content can help your higher education marketing Are you utilising User Generated Content in [...]
How to run a successful Buddy program
02 December 2019 How to run a successful Buddy program My experience as an International Student Buddy, then later coordinating [...]
The Unibuddy Conference 2019: post-conference report
01 November 2019 The Unibuddy Conference 2019: post-conference report Over 150 attendees from higher education institutions across the world joined [...]
What ambassadors want: 3 top tips for a fulfilled, happy and motivated ambassador scheme
19 March 2019 What ambassadors want: 3 top tips for a fulfilled, happy and motivated ambassador scheme I became a [...]
New Rules — ambassador recruitment gets a Dua Lipa makeover
05 November 2018 New Rules — ambassador recruitment gets a Dua Lipa makeover Bring some of Dua Lipa’s attitude to the recruitment [...]
Student ambassadors are your authentic voice — but how do you keep them motivated?
02 October 2018 Student ambassadors are your authentic voice — but how do you keep them motivated? Student Ambassadors are the face [...]
7 ways to make the most of your ambassadors on Open Days
13 June 2018 7 ways to make the most of your ambassadors on Open Days It’s June, the official start [...]

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