The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Welcome and Mentoring Programs run from Welcome Day, Monday 17 August 2020 until Week 8 of semester (the International Welcome and Mentoring Program runs until Week 12).
As a senior FASS student and Student Mentor, you’ll be matched with a small group of first-year students based on your field of study and major/s (where possible). You'll share your expertise, encouragement and advice with your mentees during Welcome Week and throughout the program.
Depending on your student status, you can get involved with one of the following programs:
Joining the Welcome and Mentoring Program gives you the opportunity to:
Once you've completed your mentoring, you'll also receive a Completion of Program Certificate to add to your CV.
Becoming a Student Mentor requires you to commit to 15 hours of student engagement in addition to the completion of training modules. Semester 2 Welcome Day preparation and participation makes up 4 of the 15 mentoring hours required.
You will need to:
The Mentoring Coordinator and Student Affairs and Engagement Team are always available to support you throughout your mentoring experience. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can volunteer to be part of the Mentor Leadership Team and further build your leadership skills. Your help and input will also be recognised by a certificate presented at the end of the program acknowledging your additional contributions.
As a member of the Mentor Leadership Team, you will be involved in activities such as:
Information about the Mentor Leadership Team and the opportunity to sign up will be provided at the first mentor training session.
You are eligible to apply if you have completed at least one semester of a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences degree.
You can find out more about the Mentoring Programs and how to register by emailing the Student Affairs and Engagement team at email@example.com.
To find out more about the student mentor experience, including testimonials, videos and more information, visit our Information for Student Mentors Canvas page. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Leadership Awards recognise outstanding leaders in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who have made a significant impact in our community through volunteering, student leadership and work-integrated learning programs. Students can be nominated by university staff or their peers across a variety of categories including Student Leader of the Year (Domestic and International), Student Partner of the Year, Student Mentor of the Year (Domestic, Dalyell, and International) and Outstanding Impact.