Peer Mentor Student Coordinator
Each School/Department has a Peer Mentor Student Coordinator. This position requires you to lead the team of Mentors. You will be there to answer enquiries, promote the scheme and report back to the Academic Staff in your department as well as the Peer Support Coordinator. We recruit for this position in February. The opportunity profile offers more information on the role.
We recruit for our Peer Mentors in every School/Department in Semester 2, If you are interested in helping others transition to University, offering ongoing support, sharing the experiences and knowledge that you have gained in your time at University and helping refer people to the different service campus then this is the Voluntary role for you! The application process will be available on this page from March onwards.
We offer an initial interactive training session and then continuous support with advanced training and drop in sessions offered to allow you to get the most from your role. The opportunity profile contains further details about what we ask of you in the role and what you can expect from us in return.
Peer Mentor Training - May 2016
We offer an initial interactive training session and then continuous support with advanced training and drop in sessions offered to allow you to get the most from your role.
PALF Semester 2
PALFs, or Peer-Assisted Learning Facilitators, find that their role helps with their own understanding of their course, as well as improves their confidence, presentation skills and, working with the Peer Support Team, furthers their personal development while looking great on their CV.
We're currently recruiting for Semester 2 PALF’s in Maths, Business, Art and PHIR for the modules: Vector Spaces, Business Modelling, Introduction to Modern and Contemporary Art and Design, Research Methods and Crafting a Dissertation. If you've taken any of these module previously, you're eligable to apply to become a trained Facilitator.
We are also currently exploring the chance of extending to other departments too.
If you'd like to have some more information read the full opportunity profile, or if you you'd like to apply to become a PALF click here.
PhD Support and Social Network
If you are interested in Volunteering for the PhD support and Social Network please find out how on their webpage here.
If you have a suggestion of how you would like to help or improve the Peer Support Project we are always interested to hearing from you. If you are interested in expanding the Mentoring Scheme to a group of students you feel would benefit, if you want a PAL session attached to a module, if you run a study group or have any other ideas at all please contact us here.