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by bennolan1 Contact
Topic: Other
Tags: recruitment
Views: 93
Becoming a Student Connect Mentor There would be no Student Connect Mentor Programme if it were not for fantastic students stepping up to the mark and taking on the role. The programme is run through a tiered system. It begins with Una and the team who represent the connection to the academic staff. Una coordinates with the two Programme Coordinators, who in turn work with the six Mentor Leaders. The Mentor Leaders each have a group of Mentors that they work with and of course, the Mentors are the direct link to the First Year Students. So, apart from Una, the entire programme is run by students looking out for other students! Becoming a Mentor is rewarding and fulfilling. The programme aims to foster and encourage friendship within a mentor group from the beginning and lets new students know that they have a peer to whom they can go in confidence to help them with any issue they may have. It is a platform that allows you to share the knowledge you have gained about our... read more
by R.Elliott
Topic: Other
Views: 26
Hey all,For those of you thinking about becoming a mentor next year, and I highly suggest that you do consider signing up. It is a huge benefit to your CV and it is also a chance to help new first years coming into the university.The link is here: doesn’t take a huge amount of effort but it is really beneficial.I’ve gathered together a few thoughts from current mentors of the programme so that you can get the opinions of those who are running the show right now. These are the people who are sending you the emails and answering all of your questions.“When I remember myself as a first year student, I was clueless on what’s going on in the campus or where I would find my labs/venues/lecture theatres. Thus, I believe that the mentoring program is an integral part in every student that’s new to the university. It helps orient first years, and inform them on a weekly basis on various topics covered in the mentoring blog... read more