The World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) 2017-International Campus Ambassadors Program – Kigali, Rwanda (Funded)

Application Deadline: March 10, 2017 00:00 GMT+2

The World Healthcare Students Symposium (WHSS) is the world’s biggest student conference, a biennial global multidisciplinary summit that brings together healthcare students and healthcare professionals under one roof to learn, discuss and draw inspiration from eminent speakers, policy makers and renowned global health leaders through scientific, educational and cultural programs of this five-day long event.


WHSS also provides a unique platform for delegates to debate, build long lasting networks and friendships and come up with collaborative and innovative solutions to the World’s most pressing global health challenges. With around 3000 delegates expected to grace the World Healthcare Students Symposium in Kigali, WHSS 2017 will be the largest global gathering for healthcare students in history.

The 7th edition will be held in Africa’s cleanest and Rwanda’s capital, Kigali from November 23-27, 2017.


  • ICAs will be awarded scholarship to attend the 7th World Healthcare Students’ Symposium (Scholarship will only cover registration and accommodation fees of the conference)
  • ICAs ‘profiles will be put on the conference website recognizing their commitment towards of the Conference Organizing Committee.
  • ICAs will be awarded certificate of appreciation as part of the Organizing Committee of the Conference.
  • ICAs will help you improve your communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Networking with other ICAs
  • Performance based incentives


  • You must be a student (Undergraduate or Masters) in any healthcare field or a recent graduate within 6months
  • You must be available to work from February till November
  • You must be someone who is influential in your community and at the campus
  • You must show strong leadership skills and commitment to serve under WHSS
  • You must have strong communication and organizational skills
  • You must be able to work online since most of the work will be done via online platforms.
  • You must be innovative and creative in creating programs that engage others to advocate for WHSS 2017
  • You must have good publicity and promotional skills

Main Responsibilities

  • Represent WHSS in the campus and in the health related gatherings (Conferences, Workshop,Trainings and Assemblies)
  • Popularize the concept of WHSS 2017 among healthcare students in your campus
  • Organize and conduct WHSS 2017 Campus info sessions
  • Encourage healthcare students and professional to register and pay for the Conference
  • Attend Monthly online meetings
  • Report directly to and working closely with the Vice Chairperson in Charge of ICAs
  • To contribute towards a good preparation of the conference favorable to the diverse group of attendees


  • WHSS 2017 International Campus Ambassadors (ICAs) will be the liaison officers and voice of WHSS Organizing Committee, reaching out to healthcare students at universities level around the World and promoting WHSS on their campuses.
  • Being WHSS 2017 International Campus Ambassador is a competitive and merit-based position.
  • As a Campus Ambassador, you will engage in many vibrant forms of student outreach activities, class talks, social media campaigns, campus festivals, workshops , conferences and so on.
  • WHSS expect you to leverage on your own networks through associations, clubs, initiatives and other connections to promote WHSS 2017.

Apply Now for the WHSS 2017 International Campus Ambassadors (ICAs) Program

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the WHSS 2017 International Campus Ambassadors



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