Qatar-UK Alumni Annual Networking Gala 2017
Saturday 18 August 2018 - 00:00 to Tuesday 04 September 2018 - 00:00

Interested in shaping the direction of our Qatar-UK Alumni Network?

Apply now to become an alumni board member.


*This opportunity is only open for members of Qatar-UK alumni network*

If you are not yet registered as a member of Qatar-UK Alumni Network, please complete the membership form before nominating yourself for the board member position.

Expected contribution of the board members:

  • Appointment term: 2 years starting September 2018
  • Estimated monthly contribution: 5-8 hours 
  • Attending all board meetings reoccurring every month or quarter
  • Alumni board members should whenever possible take an advisory role to shape the theme and type of engagement with network members
  • Alumni board members are expected to actively promote the network to relevant potential members and key influencers
  • In addition to that, board members are expected to take on specific roles assigned prior to any event.  These roles may include:
  1. To actively promote upcoming alumni events to potential members
  2. To actively promote LinkedIN group to potential members and contribute to its content
  3. To represent the alumni network with the local press /media
  4. To act as an MC during the alumni networking events
  5. To support the British Council in seeking cash and in-kind income to ensure sustainability of the programme
  6. To attend Study UK exhibitions and pre-departure briefing sessions
  7. To take on the lead in organising some small-scale activities/events 
  8. To work with Study UK team to produce alumni stories to inspire the next generation
  9. To provide logistical support during events; mainly meeting and greeting guests.

Application requirements: 


Selection Criteria: 

  • Member of Qatar-UK Alumni network
  • Self-nomination 
  • Leadership skills 
  • Media skills (basic)
  • Advocacy on behalf of UK education
  • Resource availability to meet expected contribution listed above 

Key dates:

  • 18 August - Call for applications
  • 4 September - Deadline for applications at 12 midnight (Qatar time)
  • 17 September - Shortlisting and selection of board members
  • 23 September - First introductory meeting