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The Student Mentor Scheme at Cardiff University supports students to make the transition to university life.
First year students (mentees) are matched with current undergraduates from the same School and they meet on a regular basis to discuss a wide range of topics including study techniques, budgeting and module choices. The scheme also provides the opportunity for student’s across different year groups to get know each-other, hence developing the sense of academic community in the university.
In addition to the benefits outlined for the mentees, the scheme presents an opportunity for mentors to enhance key transferable skills often required by employers such as communication, organisational and leadership skills.
This section provides details of how the mentor scheme has been introduced in different schools across the university along with how it can work alongside other support mechanisms such as personal tutoring etc. to enhance the overall student experience.
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