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Sign up to Peer Mentoring

By BLloyd 29 Aug 2018

The University of Leicester Students' Union run a fantastic Peer mentoring Scheme to help you find your feet in first year



We have a team of experienced current students, trained and ready to act as your Peer Mentor to support you in your integration into university life. This support can range from helping you to locate the best places for cheap food to where you need to go if you want to join a society. As a mentee you can engage with the scheme as little or as much as you would like. Mentors are trained to provide an alternative method of support from personal tutors, parents, friends etc.  
 

How does it work?

If you sign up to the scheme you will be allocated a Mentor and be part of a mentoring group. We try and match on department, course, common interest and any other special requests you may have. Your Mentor will send you a welcome email introducing themselves and providing any hints and tips they have in transitioning into University life, they are a fantastic sounding board as they were once in your shoes.

Our Mentors will send emails throughout the first term and invite you to various events. One of these events will be the meet your mentor event, coordinated by the Lead Mentors, giving you the opportunity to meet your mentor group.  There will be tea, coffee, a retro sweet shop and the opportunity to win a £50 voucher for the local shopping centre.

Find out more about the Peer Mentoring Scheme and sign up now! 

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