Applications for the 2024 Study Melbourne Ambassador Program are now closed.

Please read the Role Description (including Eligibility Criteria) and Terms and Conditions carefully before you apply.


This is a volunteer opportunity for current international students studying at a Victorian tertiary education provider.  The program will run from March to December 2024.

The Study Melbourne Ambassador program enables international students to grow their network and develop valuable leadership and interpersonal skills. While no financial remuneration is provided, we will support Ambassadors with development opportunities, including teamwork, communications, and leadership skills training in a professional environment.

Should you be selected as a Study Melbourne Ambassador, you will:

  • Be able to develop employability skills by participating in and co-designing Study Melbourne's leadership and employability programs with our team and delivery partners
  • Have the opportunity to represent Study Melbourne at official events and functions to build your social and professional networks
  • Be offered the exclusive professional development training program to develop your leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Attend social and cultural events to enrich your student experience in Melbourne and Victoria
  • Receive a gift bag with Study Melbourne merchandises and a certificate upon completion of the program


As an Ambassador for Study Melbourne, your responsibilities will include:

  • Representing Study Melbourne, speaking at public events and attending official functions
  • Supporting the planning and delivery of Study Melbourne student events, services and activities, both virtually and in person
  • Providing insights and feedback for the Study Melbourne team, relevant government bodies and external suppliers on issues, trends, and opportunities for international students
  • Participating in consultative groups to inform and co-design student programs
  • Supporting the growth of Study Melbourne’s community and social media channels
  • Sharing your Ambassador experience across social media channels to drive engagement with the international student community
  • Committing to an average of 5 hours per month of activities (this may vary from month to month)


  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience engaging with stakeholders and promoting events, programs or services to international students or young people via social media
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills; able to multitask and prioritise
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to lead and influence others to achieve desired outcomes
  • Have or be willing to apply for a Working with Children Check (volunteer category)


Tertiary students who meet all the following criteria are invited to apply to the Study Melbourne Ambassador Program 2024:

  1. Are at least 18 years old
  2. Are an international student enrolled in a Victorian tertiary institution (university, TAFE, private college) for the academic year 2024
  3. Will be located in Victoria until the end of 2024
  4. Will be available for a minimum of 5 hours per month from March to December 2024
  5. Have / or be willing to apply for a Working with Children Check (volunteer category)


Read the Role description and Terms and Conditions for more information about the Study Melbourne Ambassador program.

To apply, you will need to complete the online application form, including a series of motivational and experiential questions and submit:

  • a one page resume (CV) with contact details of one referee (personal or professional)
  • a short video (maximum two minutes) explaining why you would make a great Study Melbourne Ambassador.

Successful applications will be notified in late February 2024. If you require further information regarding this role, please contact:

We look forward to your application!

Applications for the 2024 Study Melbourne Ambassador Program are now closed!