UCIC Ambassador

Activity

UCIC Ambassadors assist UCIC with activities such as sharing their current student experience on social media/ networks, providing information for prospective international students by attending UCIC-led initiatives such as information sessions, conversion activities (phone-calls), Q&A Webinars.

Eligibiliy/Selection criteria

UCIC Ambassadors must have a personable, positive outlook, be willing to share their student experience, have a good understanding of campus and city life in Christchurch. They should be active on social media/ networks and have a good understanding of using technology (such as computer skills, using smart phone, email, social platforms)

It would be an advantage if students are international students, or have a second language, or have previously studied at UCIC.

Training

UCIC will provide training and direction for UCIC Ambassadors

Hours involved in the activity

12 hours minimum. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of one learning and development outcome.

Contact

Tam Le
Marketing and Communications Manger
UCIC
tam.le@ucic.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against one of the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point that best represents your learning outcome.

  • A4 Learning - You recognise that learning in a different cultural setting can be challenging and may require different or new approaches.
  • B1 - Communication- You communicate effectively with students, UC Staff and the wider community. 
  • B2 - Initiative and enterprise- You take opportunities to create and implement new ideas for your particular audience.
  • B4 - Learning- You see areas of self-development that could be improved on and apply what has been learned to different areas.
  • B5 - Planning & Organising - You create clear goals for each project and monitor how the project is going.
  • B6 - Problem Solving- You notice current or possible issues and develop options to resolve those issues. 
  • B7 - Self-Management - You evaluate your own work performance and make goals for skills you want to develop in the future. 
  • C1 - Communication- You adapt your communication to suit the audience.   
  • C2 - Initiative and enterprise- You develop creative ideas for new situations and find creative ways to produce better results
  • C4 - Learning- You can solve an issue with an original idea.
  • C5 - Planning & Organising - You plan resources and prepare for any sudden change.
  • C6 - Problem Solving- You test what works in a situation and apply solutions to a problem.
  • C7 - Self-Management - You take responsibility for your own work practice and actively put idea into action.  
  • C9 - Technology - You use computer skills to create projects, selecting the best applications to use to produce particular work.
  • D1 - Communication- You communicate with an overseas organisation and explain thoughts clearly to be better understood. 
  • D2 - Initiative and enterprise- You plan ways to make improvements to usual practice with other language users in mind. 
  • D4 - Learning- You know when you need to learn something new such as a new language and cultural tradition. 
  • D5 - Planning & Organising - You coordinate tasks for a range of people.
  • D6 - Problem Solving- You resolve issues for international students. 
  • D7 - Self-Management - You identify skills that could make you more productive when working with other language users. 
  • D9 - Technology - You refer to international sources when identifying which information is the most relevant to the project.
Matrix intersection points for UCIC Ambassador (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

Are you interested in participating in this activity?