What better way to learn about University life than to ask a peer mentor, a current student who can give you the benefit of their first-hand experience.
You can request a peer mentor at any point in your student journey, even before you arrive on campus.
If you have any questions for a mentor before you start your course let us know and we will connect with a mentor via email.
Our student peer mentors are first, second, third year and postgraduate students, trained to provide a safe and confidential space for you to talk freely and ask questions. They can provide reassurance and guidance, signpost you to services and help build support networks.
We’ve a diverse pool of peer mentors for you to connect with, from various backgrounds and differing experiences - each has their own unique experience and insight to share.
Our new Believe, Achieve, Mentor and Empower (BAME) Programme has been uniquely designed for students that identify as Black, Asian, Mixed Heritage or Minority Ethnic.
By sharing their knowledge you are benefiting from the peer mentors lived experience, which can help you get a head start and make the most out of what the University has to offer:
Peer mentors can share their learning experiences and advice. For academic and assessment support please contact:
Pastoral mentors provide both online or face-to-face guidance and navigation to students who’ve already started their studies. You can request a pastoral mentor at any point during your studies - even before you arrive.
The Believe, Achieve, Mentor and Empower (BAME) Programme has been uniquely designed for students that identify as Black, Asian, Mixed Heritage or Minority Ethnic. The programme aims to improve the experience of Black, Asian and Mixed Heritage and Minority Ethnic students, enhance learning, celebrate success and support collaboration.
The Believe, Achieve, Mentor and Empower programme will support students from a range of different cultural backgrounds to create a sense of community and mutual understanding.
Please note you can request this from January 2022
To request a peer mentor complete this online form.
Please ensure you mention any specific request or needs that you may have, so that we are able to fit you with the best-suited peer mentor.
If you have any questions please email email@example.com.
Share your knowledge and experience to help guide other students through university life by becoming a peer mentor.
As a student peer mentor, you’ll be trained to provide reassurance, guidance and navigation to other students, by giving them a safe and confidential space to talk freely and ask questions. Find out more here.