The role of student ambassadors in university recruitment
Sheri Rhodes Principal lecturer, Mental health nursing
Clare Sherwin Adult nursing student, Faculty of Health and Sciences, Staffordshire University
Lisa Smith Mental health nursing student, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury
Recruitment to nursing programmes is becoming increasingly difficult. At Staffordshire University we applied to a project called Higher Education Full Circle for the funding of paid student ambassadors to help with our nurse recruitment programmes. Two nursing students took on the role while continuing with their training. This article discusses the work of the student ambassadors.
Nursing Standard. 20, 34, 44-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.05.20.34.44.c4141Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review