Our mentors are our greatest assets. If you are thinking about becoming a mentor, read on. We welcome you and know you will enjoy your role assisting new students.
Being a mentor is a rewarding activity. Mentors participate for a variety of reasons, but most agree that they receive as much from being a mentor as they give.
As a mentor, you will:
It was great and the training was excellent, there was a strong support network from mentor staff and an overwhelmingly positive response from my mentees.
Being a mentor is invaluable for students in any faculty. The benefits extend to the faculties as well, by fostering camaraderie and cooperation among its undergrads.
As a mentor you have the opportunity to:
Mentors are required to:
To be a mentor, you need to be a current student at UWA.
Each year the program recruits more than 400 mentors to support new students in Semester One and Semester Two.
Registrations to be part of the program for Semester 1 are now open! UniMentor's Recruitment, Training and Development Program are all managed through Career Hub.
To be part of the program, you must first complete the registration form on the Career Hub website. If you have not used Career Hub before use your UWA student ID and pheme password.
After registration there are 5 Key Stages to qualify as a UniMentor
STAGE 1: Complete 3 elements of Mandatory UniMentor Training;
Element (a) Online Training Module (b) UniMentor Development Day (c) Cultural Competency Training
STAGE 2: Book into and attend 1 of the Orientation Briefing Events;
STAGE 3: Book into and attend the UniMentor Campus Tour and Link up Events and submit your Group Submission form;
STAGE 4: Book into and attend the UniMentor Week 2 Event
STAGE 5: Maintain Continuous Contact with your Mentees.
It was a fun and enjoyable experience and it felt good helping people during what can be a nerve-wracking time.