Interested in becoming a BFPG Student Ambassador?

  • The BFPG runs a Student Ambassador programme across the UK to promote its mission of supporting greater public understanding of the UK’s foreign policy choices.
  • Becoming a BFPG Student Ambassador has many perks, and looks great on your CV!

Why become a BFPG Student Ambassador?

This is an unpaid and voluntary position. It is an amazing opportunity for anyone interested in foreign policy or more broadly UK politics and policy.


  • Ambassadors will be featured on the BFPG website, and have the chance to have articles published alongside those of respected foreign policy experts.
  • Ambassadors will be given the opportunity to organise events in conjunction with local and national institutions.
  • Ambassadors will be part of an exclusive national network and have the opportunity to attend BFPG events, such as All Party Parliamentary (APPG) meetings in Parliament, private roundtables with foreign policy experts from institutions such as the Foreign Office and the British Council, as well as an annual ambassador gathering.
  • The BFPG will facilitate a structured training programme throughout the year to Ambassadors to encourage continued skill development.
  • The Student Ambassador programme will provide opportunity to develop and demonstrate crucial skills in the following areas: event management, leadership development, social media marketing and policy writing throughout the academic year before traditional internships take place.

Next Steps

If you are interested in becoming a Student Ambassador, the application period is now open. This programme is exclusively for students (undergraduate and postgraduate) currently enrolled at UK universities. At present we are only accepting applications for the Student Ambassador programme from students enrolled at the following universities:


  • University of Manchester
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Leicester
  • Durham University
  • King’s College London
  • University of Leeds


To apply please email your CV and a one-page cover letter to the Student Ambassador Programme Co-ordinator Chris Hetherington at Additionally, if you would like further information about the Student Ambassador Programme please send your query to: Please note that, whilst we are currently only accepting applications from these universities, we would still like to hear from you even if you are at other Universities, and can still offer some opportunities such as the possibility of submitting articles to be published on the BFPG website.