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StudyNT Student Ambassador Program

Applications are now closed for 2018 and 20 ambassadors were appointed, meet the ambassadors.

More information on the ambassador program is below, with applications for next year opening in February 2019. To register your interest in becoming a student ambassador in 2019 email StudyNT@nt.gov.au

Being a StudyNT student ambassador will complement your current studies while contributing to your personal and professional development. You will help promote Northern Territory education provider as well as showcase all the Northern Territory has to offer as a study destination and place to call home. As an ambassador you will be part of a select team of students who will undertake activities throughout the year.

In addition with up to 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
  • meet political leaders, the business community and academics.

Throughout your time as a 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 benefits, 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.


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 March 2019 (or the end of your studies).

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 the Northern Territory and all over the world you will gain 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 the Northern Territory
  • be an international student (visa number 500) or a Territorian who holds a Department of Trade, Business and Innovation Higher Education Scholarship
  • 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 12 and Tuesday 13 March 2018
    • a professional development session from 1pm to 6pm on Friday 23 March 2018 in Darwin City
    • ambassadorial roles from April 2018 to March 2019 (or the end of your studies)
  • students studying ELICOS or VET may be appointed for one semester
  • StudyNT will take into account study commitments and vacation periods.