“Mentoring is a one-to-one, non-judgemental relationship in which an individual voluntarily gives time to support and encourage another. This relationship is typically developed at a time of transition in the mentee’s life and lasts for a period of time”
- Men in Primary – an opportunity for male primary trainee teachers to have a mentor* who is a male primary school teacher.
- Momentum – a mentoring programme designed to build students’ confidence and boost employability.
- BAME Match – an opportunity for Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) students to get support from a BAME mentor who has experience of living or working in the local community.
- LGBT+ Uni-Amex mentoring – a professional-to-student mentoring programme delivered jointly by the University of Brighton Careers Service and the Pride Network at American Express®.
Mentee Erette De Vera said: “Having someone who can listen and give guidance can make a huge difference. Having a mentor really does make an impact.
“I can definitely say I’m more confident than I’ve ever been. I am so thankful for all the help I’ve received.”
Mentoring is just one of the many services provided by the University of Brighton’s Careers Service.