Global Ambassador Program

Engage. Connect. Collaborate.

Lakehead University’s 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 globally. 

Our Global Ambassadors are enthusiastic, globally-minded, inclusive and inquisitive. While enriching the student experience on campus and in the community, the program acts as a stage for collaboration, knowledge creation and exchange among Lakehead’s diverse student body, which represents over 70 nations around the world.

Represent Your University - Join the Global Ambassador Program!

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 are accepted on an ongoing basis. Click here if you would like to submit an application. If you have any questions, please email

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 supporting 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?

If you are interested in joining the Global Ambassador Program, you can complete a brief application in less than 5 minutes.


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 60%
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
(807) 343 - 8010 ext. 7909

Resources for Lakehead Faculty & Staff

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 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 with their contact details and little about what makes them a great fit! 

Student volunteers at Orientation