Global Ambassador Program

Engage. Connect. Collaborate.

Student volunteers at Orientation

Lakehead University’s brand new Global Ambassador Program is the ultimate opportunity for students to represent Lakehead University and express their proud voice and spirit of Lakehead to future students and alumni around the world. 

It acts as a stage for collaboration, knowledge creation and exchange among Lakehead’s diverse student body, which represents over 80 nations around the world. Our Global Ambassadors are enthusiastic, globally-minded, inclusive and inquisitive. While enriching the student experience on campus and in the community, the program is a platform to express the proud voice and spirit of Lakehead to future students and alumni globally.

Represent Your University - Join the Global Ambassador Program! 

APPLY NOW

Are you eager to share your Lakehead experience with your home country or be the face of Lakehead for future students? Global Ambassador Program applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now open! Please apply online now. If you have any questions, please email socialmedia.intl@lakeheadu.ca.

Global Ambassadors are the Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

As a Global Ambassador, you will represent Lakehead's diverse campus and student body. Together with the team of Global Ambassadors you will enrich the student experience on campus and share your Lakehead pride with future students. You may also have the opportunity to advance and become a leader within the Global Ambassador Program. As a Global Ambassador, you will participate in activities like...

  • Representing and connecting with future students in your home country through digital channels
  • Marketing campaigns; being featured in photoshoots, testimonials, etc.
  • Attending and support on-campus events
  • Volunteering with community organizations
  • Engaging and encouraging students to participate in activities and events
  • Supporting the planning and development of digital media

Global Ambassadors represent Lakehead’s diverse campus and student body. In turn, they embody the following qualities: 

  • Enthusiastic
  • Globally minded
  • Inclusive
  • Inquisitive 
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Friendly
  • Creative thinker
  • Imaginative
  • Approachable
  • Cooperative
  • Flexible
  • Open-minded

Frequently Asked Questions

How to apply?
Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now open! Please apply online now. The online application will take roughly 10 minutes and can not be saved, so please be prepared to complete the entire application. 
What are the qualifications? 
Lakehead International is seeking motivated and outgoing students to participate in the Global Ambassador Program. To be considered for the Global Ambassador Program, you must meet the following requirements before applying:
  • Have a passion for representing Lakehead
  • Be a current student
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a minimum average of 70%
What are the benefits of being a Global Ambassador?

As a Global Ambassador, you will receive both intrinsic and extrinsic rewards.

  • Involvement with your campus community
  • Social events and lasting friendships
  • Ambassador swag and free food
  • Volunteer experience
  • Public speaking and communications skills
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Leadership skills
  • Networking opportunities
  • Cross-cultural knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Co-Curricular Record recognition
Who should I contact for more information?
Jordan Ball
International New and Social Media Officer
Lakehead University - International Enrolment
socialmedia.intl@lakeheadu.ca
(807) 346- 7909

How can I include Global Ambassadors in my event?

To request the volunteer services of the Global Ambassador Program team, Lakehead University staff and community members are welcome to email socialmedia.intl@lakeheadu.ca. Please note that requests are considered based on Ambassadors’ availability, the timing of the opportunity, and its applicability to the Ambassador role.

Recommend a student to become a Global Ambassador

If you would like to recommend a current student to the program, please send Jordan Ball an email at socialmedia.intl@lakeheadu.ca with their contact details and little about what makes them a great fit!