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Student Mentor Scheme


Description of service

The Mentor Scheme aims to assist first year students make the transition to university life by matching new students with continuing undergraduate students from within their school.

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Which schools

Which schools are involved

The scheme is still relatively new to the university and currently has 8 schools participating.

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Selection process

Selection Process

Do you fancy becoming part of the Cardiff University Mentor Community? You will need to complete an application form and selection interview but will gain employability skills and great experience in return.

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Training and Support for Mentors

Once selected all Mentors must attend a full day of training provided by a team of external professional consultants as well as an additional half day training. A handbook and online support is provided as are regular meetings.

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Meet the mentors

Meet the Mentors

In 2014-2015 we will have over 200 Student Mentors all volunteering to make Cardiff University the place to study. Click below to meet some members of this dynamic team.

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Mentor Consultants

Mentor Consultants

We also have 'Mentor Consultants'. These are Senior Mentors who have already received training and their Mentor Certificate and have experienced at least one semester of Mentoring. Their role is to assist the new Mentors settle into this new community.

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Certificates and Celebrations

We like to reward our Student Mentors and all students will receive a Mentor Certificate and be invited to a special celebration event once they have participated in the scheme for a semester.

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Still have a query? Here are some FAQs which might provide the answer.

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