The Memorial Ambassador Program is an opportunity for students to represent their university while developing professional and personal skills. This is a volunteer role in which students attend a variety of events on campus and in the community as ambassadors to the university. The program is administered by Student Life in partnership with the Division of Marketing and Communications, the Office of Student Recruitment, and Alumni Affairs and Development.
Who are our Memorial Ambassadors?
Advay is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in business administration, and I'm currently working on building my own startup. He has volunteered with various organizations including being on the board of MUNSU (where he participated in 11 committees) and the Business Administration Undergraduate Student Society. He is also the residence/internationalization office liaison at the Student Volunteer Bureau and an organizer with Migrant Students United. Apart from that, he is a mental health advocate and has completed over 50 training sessions in mental health.
Alison has just completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and is returning as a Humanities and Social Science student. In her spare time, she is an active volunteer with Nu Delta Mu: St. John’s, an avid documentary watcher, an outdoor enthusiast, and a Success Mentor for first-year students. Alison is looking forward to the next year of being an Ambassador before heading off to graduate school.
Antonia is in her last year of a bachelor of recreation though the school of human kinetics and recreation. Throughout her degree, she has been involved with MUNSU as well as many other clubs and societies, MUCEP positions and the Student Life office.
Brianna is going into her 4th and final year of her undergraduate degree for her Bachelor’s of Science with a major in Behavioural Neuroscience. Her goal has always been to apply to Memorial University’s School of Medicine and she’s doing just that for the 2021 application cycle. She keeps a busy schedule between 2 jobs, studying, volunteering, and extracurricular activities but she wouldn't have it any other way.
Claire is a Bachelor of Science student in Biology and Psychology, from St. John's, NL. She is an active volunteer in her community, has a passion for science and medicine, and loves hiking and spending time outside. Claire is excited to see what exciting opportunities lie ahead in her future!
Corrie is a Biology student who is conducting an honours project on Rhodiola rosea (roseroot) and works at the MUN Botanical Gardens. She is passionate about the environment and medicine and enjoys hiking and photography in her spare time.
Dante is a fourth-year student pursuing a double major in business and philosophy. He holds positions at various organizations across MUN including Paradigm Hyperloop, Enactus Memorial, and the IBSC. In his free time, he likes to read and play the violin. Dante looks forward to helping promote the many possibilities of Memorial University through the Ambassador program.
Elea is in her final year at Memorial completing an International Bachelor of Arts with a major in political science, minor in French and the Aboriginal-Indigenous certificate. Elea is involved with various organizations on and off-campus and is excited to see what this year as an Ambassador brings!
Ivan is a second-year BBA student focusing on Finance, with a minor in Computer Science. He is a verified listener at 7 Cups, an online therapy provider. He is passionate about leadership and personal development. Ivan believes in learning from every interaction in life.
A third-year business student enrolled in the BBA program. She is actively involved with various activities on campus (especially with the Student Experience Office!). She enjoys travelling, hiking & watching movies in her leisure period. Jannatul believes that a strong willingness and the ability to never give up are the key traits for achieving the ultimate goal in life. She also believes that it's the responsibility of every student to contribute to the community and so, every student should take up the opportunities for contributing to their community. She is excited to promote these opportunities as an Ambassador among the MUN students this year.
Jinesh is a fourth-year student at Memorial University, majoring in Computer Science Honors. He is passionate about Public Speaking and takes initiatives like a leader. He is the Executive of the Indian Youth Association in Newfoundland and loves hosting shows around the city. Jinesh is simple but charming and makes room in every heart.
Katherine Dibbon is a MUN student from St. John’s Newfoundland and is pursuing a joint degree in Political Science and Chemistry. She is keen to mentor other young leaders and is passionate about encouraging action with respect to gender equality and inclusion. Katherine is a member of the Beijing +25 Youth Task Force supported UN Women, Co-Chair of the Premier’s Youth Council, Co-Chair of the St. John's Youth Advisory Committee, President of Youth with Minister Osborne’s District Association and a member of MP Seamus O’Regan’s Youth Advisory Council. She has served as an ambassador with World Vision Leadership, the RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee, PLAN Canada and the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation. Katherine is a SHAD fellow (Carleton) who hopes to pursue a career in medicine or international development and foreign affairs.
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Nawshin is a fourth-year Microbial, Molecular & Cell Biology major. Nawshin is a Dean’s List Award Recipient, a former Resident Assistant for MUN Residences, has volunteered at Operation Lead for Fall Welcome 2019, as a Mentor for the MUN Mentors program, and more.
Noel and is a second-year business student at MUN. She has worked in the customer service industry for the past four years and hopes to get back into it when she graduates. Noel enjoys putting in the extra effort to make someone’s day a bit better. She has a passion for baking and exploring new places and experiences. She plans to make the most out of her next three years here at MUN and is excited to represent this campus!
Rebecca is a fourth-year kinesiology student, with medical school in her sights if all goes to plan. She's been a registered massage therapist for the past decade and uses those skills as an avid volunteer with HockeyNL and hockey in NL. Rebecca also spends time volunteering with Artistic Swimming NL as a judge and board member. On-campus, she's thoroughly enjoyed helping plan Welcome activities as an Operation Lead and hosting a radio show on CHMR. She spends as much of her spare time around the ocean as possible, often adventuring with her dog alongside. Rebecca is thrilled to be a first-year Ambassador!
Reem is a fourth-year student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. She enjoys volunteering for various events and organizations, both on and off-campus. In addition to being an ambassador, Reem is actively involved in various campus clubs, societies, and volunteer organizations. She enjoys thinking innovatively and making the most of new opportunities, and feels excited to take on the role of a Memorial Ambassador.
Sadia is a third-year Law and Society major. She also minors in Sociology and is working towards a criminology certificate. Sadia is the social media/communications director of the Mooting Society. She is also a peer mentor for first-year students. She is passionate about the Criminal Justice System and hopes to go to Law school one day. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and volunteering.
Samiha is a first-year undergrad student pursuing a Bachelor of Science with a Joint major in Economics and Statistics. She is originally from Sylhet, Bangladesh and joined MUN in the Fall of 2019. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering. She has volunteered with several organizations of MUN. She is currently an Operation Lead for Welcome Week 2020. She also volunteers with Make Midterm Matter, Peer Network Program and MUN Mentors. Besides these, she has completed the Bronze level of the Volunteer Incentive Program. Apart from volunteering, she loves binge-watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S and streaming cooking videos on YouTube.
Shahbaaz is a Term III Computer Engineering student. He has been involved with the community both on and off-campus. He is involved in the communities because he believes as engineers, they contribute so much more to society than just to industries. He loves volunteering, cooking, and robotics.
What do Memorial Ambassadors do?
- Attend Spring and Fall training events.
- Attend alumni and donor events on- and off-campus.
- Assist with speakers at Memorial's Student Leadership Conference
- Escort the President and other university officials at Orientation.
- Attend scholarship dinners and receptions.
- Assist with campus tours for prospective students.
- Greet and direct guests at spring and fall Convocation events.
- Represent Memorial during on-campus recruitment events.
Know the Benefits.
- Develop and use professional skills such as communication, dining ettiquette, and leadership.
- Enhance time management and organizational skills.
- Network with staff, faculty, and community members.
- Connect with Memorial through the partnering departments.
- Build relationships with fellow Ambassadors.
- Expand knowledge of the Memorial University community.