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Become a peer mentor

Engineering and IT

The Engo Peer Mentoring Program is designed to connect first year commencing students to a peer network in order to provide in order to support students as they transition into life at the University. As a mentor, you'll guide a small group of students during Welcome week, and continue to support them throughout the first 8 weeks of semester through regular meet-ups and communication.

What's involved

You will need to commit around 20 hours to the program. You will be required to:

  • attend two training sessions before Welcome week: Tuesday 27 November and Thursday 14 February 2019. These will go for 2 hours each. 
  • complete one online training activity in December.
  • participate in our welcome for first-year students on Thursday 21 February 2019 where you will meet the students you are mentoring.
  • meet face-to-face at least two times during the course of the program between weeks one and eight.
  • complete a 500-word mentor report and provide feedback on the program.

Additional benefits

As a peer mentor you will receive training in group leadership and communication skills. You will also receive a certificate of recognition from the Faculty of Engineering and IT. There will also be free career development and social events during the program.

ENGO mentor league

If you have already been an Engo peer mentor, you are eligible to apply to be on the Engo mentor league. This team will take on additional leadership roles such as guiding new mentors, as well as helping to coordinate Orientation activities and social events. If you would like to volunteer for this position, please complete this application. We will contact you with more details after your submission. If you have any questions please contact feit.seal@sydney.edu.au

How to register

Applications for Semester 1 2019 are due by 21 November 2018.

For further information, contact the Student engagement team at feit.seal@sydney.edu.au

Student Engagement and Leadership

Last updated: 21 November 2018

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