University of Southampton
Happiness score is 70 out of 100
4.2 out of 5 stars.
Write a review

University of Southampton Employee Reviews for Student Ambassador

Review this company
Job Title
Student Ambassador11 reviews
United Kingdom11 reviews

Ratings by category

4.1Work-life balance

Sort by

Found 11 reviews matching the searchSee all 143 reviews

Productive and fun workplace

Indeed featured review

The most useful review selected by Indeed
It was a great place to mix around with local and international students while working. My job was to assist the university’s marketing team in promoting the culture and learning experiences at the University of Southampton to the students and parents. My supervisor was superb and helpful. The most enjoyable part was sharing my student's life and experiences staying in halls with the parents and students.
Was this review helpful?

Fantastic role for students

Being able to work at the University that you are studying in can never be a bad idea and this point was emphasised during my time as a student ambassador. The job is very flexible so you can manage it around your studies,
Was this review helpful?

Insights into University of Southampton

Based on 22 survey responses
What people like
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Feeling of personal appreciation
  • Fair pay for job


Was a good place to work, paid well, had good hours. provided help when it was needed. also gave independence to go and get on with work, all around good experience.
Was this review helpful?


As a student worked hours are flexible and well paid. open days are on weekdays and weekends, you can choose which you do and which times, e.g. morning, afternoon or all day


free lunch!


If you don't work for 6 months you have to reregister all forms and ID
Was this review helpful?

Student Ambassador

Actively seek and communicate with visitors to answer any questions they may have about the university. Give a brief talk after leading lectures to address any queries.


Free Lunches
Was this review helpful?

Rate your recent company

Share your experience to help others

Relaxed and fun workplace

Meet lots of parents and potential students. Asked to talk about university life and the geophysics degree program, using my own personnal experiences. All members of senior staff are friendly and easy to talk too.


Relaxed Atmosphere


Limited Work Available
Was this review helpful?

Very good experience

The time spent at University of Southampton as a student ambassador was a very productive and knowledge gaining period, as I got to expand my social skills considerably and become very good at it.


Free lunch and breakfast
Was this review helpful?

Great opportunity

It was a great opportunity to engage with prospective students, assisting them in any way possible on one of the most difficult decisions they would make in their life, deciding which university to go to. I would typically guide a group of students and show them the campus facilities and accommodation. At lunch, I would talk with the prospective students and their families about my experience at the University of Southampton. The most rewarding part of this job was when a student approached me one evening and said that I was one of the main reasons he chose to attend the university because I was so honest about my experience.


Free lunches, good pay


Was this review helpful?

Fun workplace

- Will be responsible for mentoring young adults during a taster course. - Guide prospective applicants and their families on subject specific tours.
Was this review helpful?

Fun workplace

As I work in Open Day which lasts for two days. Each day, I worked from 8am to 4pm. During two days, I am responsible for guiding tours from the university to halls of residence to introduce the life in halls to new students and their parents (who want to know about the University of Southampton). I have learnt a lot during two days at work. I can practice my presentation skills in front of parents and students and my communication skills. My co-workers are students as well, so they are young and very friendly. The hardest part of the job might be that I did not have experience to guide a tour before, so I was a little nervous at the begining of the tour. After the second and third tour, I can manage it and can finish it with satisfaction. The most enjoyable part of the job is that I can meet many people and talk to them. It reminds me the time that I prepared for my undergraduate program.


free lunch, chance of making friends with new people
Was this review helpful?

Productive and enjoyable workplace

I am a very friendly person. My previous typical day at work is that I communicate with many people, welcome people, answer their queries, give them pieces of advice. I often have to work in a team. It's good because I know obviously the role of each member in a team. Teamwork is enjoyable and productive because people share their experience and assist one another in neccessary cases.


Free meals


Finish work late at night
Was this review helpful?

Want to know more about working here?

Ask a question about working or interviewing at University of Southampton. Our community is ready to answer.Ask a Question

Overall rating

Based on 143 reviews

Ratings by category

4.1 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.9 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

Compare University of Southampton with

University of Southampton reviews by location

Learn about University of Southampton in popular locations

  • Companies
  • University of Southampton
  • Employee reviews
  • Student Ambassador
Tell us how to improve this page
What would you add or change?