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Become a peer mentor

Law

The Sydney Law School Peer Mentoring Program starts during the Welcome session and runs during Semester 1 of the JD or LLB programs. The program matches mentors with a group of new students and involves sharing knowledge through mentoring sessions and participating in informal activities until the end of Week 4/5 of semester.

What’s involved 

As a mentor, you are required to: 

  • attend one face-to-face training sessions - Friday 7 February 2020
  • mix with other mentors to share your knowledge and experiences
  • conduct at least three mentoring sessions with your mentee group
  • lead your group through discussions to provide information, tips and direction on life as a Sydney Law student
  • be a point of contact for your mentees during their first semester of study.

For more information, contact the Professional Law Programs Team at law.professional@sydney.edu.au

Eligibility 

You can register to be a mentor if you are in at least your second year of study in the Sydney Law School.

You need to be available to attend the training and mentoring sessions.

How to register 

Towards the end of each year, you can nominate as a volunteer mentor for the following year.

2020 applications are now open.

Training 

You need to attend one training session where you will learn the skills, knowledge and confidence to be an effective mentor.

10am-12.30pm, Friday 7 February
Lecture Theatre 024, New Law School

What happens next

Mentoring sessions

You need to attend sessions with your mentees. The sessions you need to attend will vary depending on whether you are mentoring JD full-time students, JD part-time students or LLB (combined) students. You will usually be allocated mentees that are in the same degree program as yourself.

Session

Details

JD full-time welcome – mentor/mentee session

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101

Friday, 14 February 2020

Time to be confirmed

JD part-time welcome – mentor/mentee session

New Law School Common Room (Level 4 – Law Building)

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

7pm to 8pm

LLB welcome – mentor/mentee session

New Law School Lecture Theatre 101

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Time to be confirmed

Last updated: 26 November 2019

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