Application for mentors
Thank you for your interest in this Faculty coordinated program.
The Faculty is looking for committed Business and Law students to provide volunteer support and guidance to newly commencing students.
Volunteer mentors are chosen for their:
- ability to assist and support new students in their transition to University
- commitment to helping others and supporting their University community
- enthusiastic, approachable, motivated and reliable nature
- communication skills and interest in developing leadership skills
- knowledge of University and Faculty support services
- good, consistent academic results with a WAM (average academic results greater than 60%).
All the information you need about becoming a mentor is available here. If you have any question, please contact the Program Manager or the respective Mentor Coordinator before applying.
Just a quick reminder:
- give study tips based on their own experiences
- advise students broadly on how to go about answering coursework
- assist students to develop independent learning skills
- refer students to resources and services available in the University community.
- directly answer assessment questions
- provide a copy of their own course notes or assignments
- write assignments
- be a unit tutor.
Benefits for mentors:
- develop skills in communication, organisztion and leadership
- acquire experiences which you can add value to your CV
- networking opportunities with other mentors and mentees
- a sense of achievement of helping others by sharing your own experiences.