University of Oulu Alumni Ambassadors 2017

Apply now to become University of Oulu Alumni Ambassador!

Next application round to become a University of Oulu Alumni Ambassador will open in August-September 2018. The Alumni Ambassador Programme is open to current Master's degree students and new students who will start their studies in the autumn term 2018.

Alumni Ambassadors represent the University of Oulu in student recruitment activities in for example social media, Webinars and study fairs. Participants will make good friends, polish communication and presentation skills and get to have a look at the field of HE communications, marketing and public affairs as a potential future career opportunity. Alumni Ambassadors will be compensated for some duties while some tasks remain volunteering opportunities.

We are looking for students who are interested in developing their communication and presentation skills, comfortable in social media (Facebook and LinkedIn but also for example Weibo or V-Kontakte) and want to share their experiences with international applicants. Participants need to be ready to commit to the programme.

Successful applicants will go through a training programme. Some training sessions will be organized over the weekend and after office hours to minimize coinciding with lectures.

You can find the aplication form here once the application period opens.

All applicants  will be interviewed;  we will only consider applicants who attend the interview in person.

Selection results will be announced to all applicants after the interviews. 

More information:
The programme is coordinated by Marketing, communications and public affairs. For more information, please contact Sanna Heikkinen or Karoliina Kekki (


Schedule 2017-2018

When considering applying, please have a look at the shedule of the programme for the academic year 2017-2018. Attending the training sessions is needed to fully understand the role of an Alumni Ambassador. In addition to the schedule below, there will be meetings where we will work on marketing related topics.

1.8.-18.9.2017 at 12.00      
Application period

21.9. at 16.00-18.00      
Interviews in Tellus, Aspire. Please save the date; only applicants who attend the interview in person will be considered.

Selection results will be announced to all applicants by email

30.9.2017 10-16     
Training session 1 in Tellus, Stage

5.-6.10.2017 at 9.00-16.00
Presentation and Selling Skills workshop by Langdons consultants. This is a one-day training; participants will receive a link to sign-up form after selection and pick either September 28 or 29.

12.10.2017 16-18    
Training session 2 in Tellus, Stage

Abipäivät fair at Linnanmaa Campus, together with Oulukaverit

10.11.2017 17-    
University Gala, volunteering opportunity

Studia fair, Helsinki

4.12.2017 17-        
Get-together, venue TBC

14.2.2018 17-        
Graduation, venue TBC


Last updated: 20.9.2017