Student Mentoring Schemes are now open!

28 September 2016

Mentor and Mentee having a discussion

The University of Westminster student mentoring schemes aim to link you with a professional who will enhance your employability.

Mentoring with help with confidence building, support with applications and interviews, networking and development of the key skills that employers seek. With the help of your mentor as a role model, you will be able to build a solid foundation of skills as you transition into the world of work.

We offer two schemes:

  • The Career Development Centre Mentoring Scheme that is open for all current students
  • The NMC Mentoring Scheme that is open to current UK/EU undergraduate students from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Background

Feedback from a 2015/2016 mentee: “The mentoring scheme had many things that I really appreciated. Firstly, the numerous people you meet is just incredible as they are very engaging and try to help in any way they can. Secondly, it’s the bond that was created with mentor who spared some precious time to help me reach my goals and got to know me as well. Finally, it is the skills and the new experiences that I gained and which is the most valuable thing I got from the scheme.”

Find out more about the Mentoring Schemes on the Engage website

You can apply for a Mentoring Scheme by logging in to Engage

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 4 October

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.