Student Ambassadors: Closing Our Gap


Canterbury Christ Church University
Other - See Job
Variable (approx. 1 to 2 hours per month, occasionally more if required)
Smart Casual




At Canterbury Christ Church University, we are proud to attract students from all backgrounds, cultures and walks of life, and supporting our students to reach their career aspirations is something that we are passionate about. The role holder(s) will help us to conduct research, run focus groups, contribute to curriculum design, and play a role in other activities that will enable us to work towards creating an inclusive learning and working environment. This role will consist of hybrid working between home and campus.

  • Work alongside academic leads to develop and design curricular that it is diverse and accessible to all students;
  • Participate in research and activities that help to develop sense of belonging and inclusion for BAME students in the University community;
  • Foster an ethos of supportive relationships between staff and peers;
  • Attend, contribute and lead focus group meetings with students;
  • Collect and report on feedback from students to academic leads and members of the Students’ Union;
  • Contribute to curriculum design and assessments;
  • At the end of the internship, produce a report/toolkit with resources that aim to improve racial equity in education.
  • Have the ability to demonstrate innovation and a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Demonstrate the potential to develop, establish and maintain productive professional relationships with student peers and staff;
  • Demonstrate skills in Microsoft Office programmes (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.);
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop good organisational and time management skills;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work under own initiative and as part of a team, using strong interpersonal skills
School of Psychology and Life Sciences, Canterbury Christ Church University
Applicants are required to submit an expression of interest. For your expression of interest, please state your programme, year of study and why you are keen to be part of the School of Psychology and Life Sciences Closing Our Gap working group. Expressions of interest must be no longer than 500 words and will be assessed on your ability to demonstrate innovation and a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Please submit this to by the closing date.
Closing date for applications: Midnight on Thursday 9th December 2021
Proposed interview date: 17th December