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Information for uni 2 beyond mentors

‘A caring community which shares love, equality, and happiness through providing students with disability social and academic support, so that the deserved rights of students with disabilities are protected.’
– uni 2 beyond mentor

MENTOR RECRUITMENT HAS NOW COMMENCED FOR SEMESTER 2, 2017

What is a uni 2 beyond mentor

uni 2 beyond students receive peer support through matched mentors. A mentor is a trusted peer who provides support and guidance to assist uni 2 beyond students to have a rich and fulfilling experience at the university both academically and socially. Mentor roles are flexible and depend on mentor and mentee interests availability

Academic mentors

This role might include:

  • Sitting with the uni 2 beyond student in class.
  • Regularly enquiring how university is going, how is the day going.
  • Assisting in understanding course content through brief discussions before and after class.

Social Mentors

This role might include:

  • Informing and inviting the mentee to social activities.
  • Facilitating new social connections.
  • Inviting/supporting the uni 2 beyond student to join a club or society .
  • Meeting up every now and then. This could be for coffee, lunch or other activities you both enjoy

What uni 2 beyond offers for its mentors

  • Mentor training.
  • Regular social events to meet other mentors and exchange experiences.
  • Guidance and support.
  • Letter of reference upon completion of the mentor role.

Mentor flyer: uni2beyond/mentor

Application form: Complete the online registration form at the following link,  Mentor Application Form.

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