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Launch of SQA HND Ambassadors China 2020

SQA Ambassadors 2021

An SQA Ambassador is a student who embodies all that is best about the SQA programme. Their commitment, their academic achievements and their passion make them a great ambassador for all that an SQA qualification enables them to achieve.

SQA want to acknowledge the best of our students through the SQA Ambassador scheme. Each year, we honour one inspirational and enthusiastic student from each university that is delivering SQA qualifications in China.

Ambassador rules

1. Eligibility

The SQA Ambassador scheme is open to all universities in China that offer SQA qualifications.

Nominated students should:

  • reside in China
  • have been accepted by SQA onto year one or two of the SQA programme.
  • have met SQA’s English language requirements for entry from the foundation year onto year one of the SQA programme.

2. Entry Requirements

  • Each centre may nominate one student to become an SQA Ambassador.
  • Please structure your nomination around the qualities we expect to see in an SQA Ambassador — in no more than 300 words.
  • Entries should be submitted in English.
  • You must include a photograph of the nominated student.

Photo Guidelines

The photo does not need to be in a classroom setting it can be an informal snap shot.

The photo submitted should be:

  • a recent image of your student
  • a plain colour photo - no black & white or other filters

The student should:

  • be smiling
  • be facing forward and looking straight at the camera
  • not be wearing sunglasses

3. How to Enter

  • Nominate your student through our online nomination form.
  • Nominations must be made online. No paper-based entries will be accepted.

4. Entry Period

Online nominations open on Monday 14 December 2020 and must be submitted by Friday 26 March 2021.

5. Ambassador selection

  • The nominee will be conferred SQA Ambassador status in April 2021.
  • There is no monetary equivalent for SQA Ambassador status.

6. Promotion

  • SQA reserves the right to edit and use entries for public relations and educational purposes.

General enquiries can be made by email to