Health & Wellbeing Ambassadors

The Health and Wellbeing Ambassadors (HWA) is a professional development opportunity for students passionate about promoting health and wellbeing at UNSW.

HWAs work with the UNSW Health Promotion Unit (HPU) to co-design and deliver health and wellbeing initiatives that are informed by student needs, perspectives and experiences.

Students gain experience in peer education, health advocacy, campaign management, communications and content creation, event management and leadership.

What's in it for you?

  • AHEGS Recognition
  • Free Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Further professional development opportunities
  • Be involved in award-winning program PASH (Sexual Health)
  • Experience in mental health advocacy through Student Minds.

Available positions:

  • HWA Assistants - applications close on Friday 17 November.
  • HWA Volunteers - applications open all year round.

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  • Accredited by UNSW Advantage = Yes
    (For recognition on Australia Higher Education Graduation Statement)

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Community volunteering, Student ambassadors

Interest area / Advantages

Serve society, Value diversity, Foster collaboration, Champion sustainability

Skills required and/or developed

Academic & scholarly skills, Cross-cultural & global citizenship, Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Organisational & time management, Team work & networking

Contacts and more information

Madhav Raman
Health Promotions Engagement Officer
[email protected]

For more information about co-curricular activities, see UNSW Advantage.

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