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Graduate Ambassador Program


2016 Graduate Ambassadors

About the Program

Graduate Ambassadors are current Melbourne School of Design (MSD) students who work with the School to create a rich and supportive community for current and prospective students.

Graduate Ambassadors help to promote the disciplines of the built environment by sharing their experiences about studying at the MSD.

Meet our Graduate Ambassadors

Ceci Esperanza Lathrop Baeza
Master of Urban Design

Jay Barnes
Master of Construction Management

Natalie Chiodo
Master of Architecture

Zack Dahdoule
Master of Architecture

Tommy Aik Meng Heng
Master of Architecture

Isla Hooloomann
Master of Property

Sarah Jepsen-Meek
Master of Urban Planning

Vinnie Ngo
Master of Property

Sui Ken Poon
Master of Architecture

Shwiti Ravisankar
Master of Urban Design

Nicole Tan
Master of Architecture and
Master of Construction Management

Shelley Xu
Master of Architecture

Junya Yu
Master of Landscape Architecture

Isaac Chen Zhiren
Master of Architecture


More information

Graduate Ambassador Responsibilities

Ambassadors will participate in marketing, recruitment and alumni events such as:

  • Open Day, prospective student information sessions and Pre-Semester programs to speak about their studies and transitioning to life at Melbourne
  • Run workshops for prospective students to promote the disciplines of the MSD
  • visit schools to promote the disciplines of the built environment
  • talk about their discipline learning experience at industry and alumni events
  • contribute to social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • participate in photo and video shoots as required

The position requires a minimum time commitment of approximately 30 hours across the year.

Benefits of being a Graduate Ambassador

This is a volunteer based opportunity designed to assist students in gaining work experience and valuable leadership and marketing skills.

While no financial remuneration is provided, Ambassadors will be supported with Professional Development workshops and experiences to develop interpersonal and communications skills in a professional environment.

Who can apply?

Graduate students who have successfully completed at least 1 semester (50 credit points) of study of a Masters level MSD program (with a minimum 70% average).

Pathway students who have successfully completed a University of Melbourne Bachelor degree with a minimum 75% average and are now enrolled in a Master degree at the Melbourne School of Design.

Successful students will be selected based on their ability to demonstrate passion and dedication for their program and an interest in gaining leadership and marketing experience.

How to apply

Applications for the 2017 Graduate Ambassador Program are now closed. Applications for next year’s program will open in early 2018.