2019 Ambassador program

2019 Student Applications now closed.

Want to experience the best of the Sunshine Coast?

Become a 2019 Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassador:

  • Meet other amazing students from all over the world
  • Explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast
  • Have fun experiencing the many attractions, events and sights
  • Immerse yourself in the best of Australian culture
  • Make the most of your time here on the Sunshine Coast
  • Enhance your CV for future employment opportunities

Further details on the 2019 Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassador program can be found below.

Applications now close 8pm Sunday 10th March 2019.

Hear from the 2018 Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassadors:

To be eligible as a Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassador applicant you must:

  • Be a student at an approved Sunshine Coast education institution
  • Be enrolled as a student from February 2019 to December 2019
  • Be aged over 18 years of age
  • Have a valid Student Visa
  • Be of strong reputation with an engaged and compelling social media presence
  • Love living and studying on the Sunshine Coast
  • Commit to the program for the entire duration (until December 2019)
  • Commit to approximately 12 hours per month for this program (including attendance at events and workshops, participation in activities and social media responsibilities)
  • Commit to using Study Sunshine Coast and Visit Sunshine Coast social media handles in all relevant posts

As a Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassador you will have one of the most important and fun jobs on the Sunshine Coast! Your role will be to showcase the beautiful Sunshine Coast to the world by:

  • Posting on social media(images and video) about events, attractions and activities on the Sunshine Coast. One destination post per week using relevant Study Sunshine Coast and Visit Sunshine Coast social media handles
  • Attending relevant networking and engagement events and workshops
  • Attending a social media training and welcome event
  • Media appearances and interviews to promote the Sunshine Coast
  • Attending six to eight families exploring the amazing sights and attractions on the Sunshine Coast
  • Writing blogs about your adventures and experiences on the Sunshine Coast to be published across Study Sunshine Coast digital channels (minimum of four blogs and/or interviews for the duration of the program)
  • Participating in photo shoots where required


You will get to experience the Sunshine Coast like never before and explore everything the region has to offer including opportunities to:

  • Enhance your CV for future employment opportunities
  • Meet other amazing students from all over the world
  • Explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast
  • Have fun experiencing the many attractions, events and sights of the Sunshine Coast
  • Gain exposure to local and national media and key Sunshine Coast influential figures and local personalities
  • Receive social media support
  • Be involved with the community and assist with event volunteering
  • Connect with key businesses, community groups and organisations

No remuneration or payments shall be made to Study Sunshine Coast Student Ambassadors for their involvement in the program

Study Sunshine Coast (SSC) is an initiative of the Sunshine Coast Council. SSC plays an important role in promoting the Sunshine Coast as a study destination and provides a central resource of information regarding studying, living and experiencing the Sunshine Coast region.