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by Una McDermott Contact
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We are currently recruiting volunteer mentors for NUIG’s Student Connect Programme. The key benefits of the programme to first years and to you are shown below:

The key benefits of this programme or 1st Years is that it provides:

Ø First-hand knowledge of university life from a current student who knows exactly the concerns of incoming First Years.

Ø A capable confidante with whom you can rely on and go to without any hesitation.

Ø The mentoring programme is aimed to foster and encourage friendship within a mentor group and aid in the successful integration into university life.

The key benefits of this programme for Mentors are:

Ø All volunteers receive an ALIVE Certificate at the end of the Programme

Ø Develop communication and leadership skills through training and interaction with mentees.

Ø Enhanced employability attributes (In a recent study, 43% of employers deem the skills gained through volunteering similar to those of work experience)

Ø The opportunity to meet new people and make friends

Ø Personal satisfaction and the chance to share your knowledge and experience with new arrivals


If you are interested in applying,  the form is available at: