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Objectives

The Global Student Ambassador Programme (GSAP) aims at encouraging all PolyU full-time undergraduate students in UGC-funded programmes to actively seek opportunities to enrich their global awareness and experience. The Programme supports the University’s goals of achieving excellence, diversity and global citizenship by grooming GSAP ambassadors to diversify their global learning experience and conduct various local / non-local ambassadorial activities. Through training, guidance, funding support and events, the programme enhances participants’ intercultural understanding, strengthens their youth leadership skills, and grooms them to become culturally sensitive, open-minded and responsible global citizens who will act as catalysts in promoting internationalization and integration.

Roles of a GSAP Ambassador

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  • Promote internationalization and integration
  • Share with fellow students your university life and study experience 
  • Assist in planning and organising university's activities such as being helpers and coordinators 
  • Be an MC of events, when opportunities arise
  • Be a role model for PolyU students

benefits

Benefits of becoming a GSAP Ambassador

Students will have opportunities to:

  • Develop global outlook, intercultural skills and soft skills
  • Receive funding for global engagements and opportunities for overseas exposure
  • Receive funding for organising local / overseas global learning projects
  • Receive awards for organising global learning projects
  • Promote internationalization and integration among members of PolyU
  • Represent PolyU as ambassadors in various PolyU functions & events
  • Attend training workshops exclusive for participants
  • Get to know more fellow students from other cities/ countries

outcomes

Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the programme, students will be able to:

  • Understand and appreciate cultural diversity
  • Execute integration and cultural exchange
  • Be aware of global concern issues and corresponding responsibilities
  • Develop management skills and other soft skills
  • Nurture leadership
  • Foster sense of belonging to PolyU

eligibility

Eligibility

  • Full-time non-final Year UGC-funded undergraduates
  • Free of disciplinary records in PolyU and Student Halls

Levels of Ambassadorship

There are 3 levels of ambassadorship in GSAP. To start with, participants joining the Programme will become “Trainee Ambassadors” (TAs). They will be required to fulfil some specific requirements and a series of training workshops, before they can progress to “Global Student Ambassadors” (GSAs) and “Honoured Ambassadors” (HAs).

With the advancement of each ambassadorship level, participants are expected to exhibit a higher level of self-initiation, planning, organisation, learning and reflection skills in term of global awareness development.

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Application

  • Interested students can apply online all-year-round (Online Application)
  • Students are strongly advised to join GSAP in their first year of study
  • Applicants’ suitability to join GSAP will be assessed through face-to-face interviews
  • Successful candidates will become Trainee Ambassadors (TA)

Contact Us

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   tel 3400 2609