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Become a WP Ambassador

Working a Widening Participation Ambassador (WPA) is a great way to develop your communication and teamwork skills as well as contribute to a fairer society by tackling barriers to further study. Our WPA’s will work closely with our Widening Participation Officer to help raise aspirations and attainment of young people who are under-represented in Higher Education.

What will Widening Participation Ambassadors do?

Widening Participation Ambassadors will aid in the development and delivery of interactive widening participation and outreach activities. This will include in-house WPA-led taster days, visiting schools and sharing on their student life experience with prospective students. In this role, you will be work with secondary school students from years 7 to 11, as well as sixth form students.

Requirements for the widening participation role

You should be/have:

  1. Confident and approachable
  2. Enthusiastic and optimistic
  3. Great organisational skills
  4. Great communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
  5. Adaptable
  6. Patient
  7. Open-minded
  8. Good sense of humour
  9. Reliable
  10. Professional


If you are a current NCH student who wishes to apply for this role, please submit an application form to by the 31st October 2019.