University Student Mentoring

Mentor one of our students and support their academic, social and future development.

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Who can apply?

If you are a current university student or have graduated from any degree within the past two years and attend an eligible university, this opportunity could be for you! You can find out if your university is eligible by clicking ‘apply now’.

What does the role involve? 

You will be paired with a young person aged between 10-17 years. You will lead one-to-one sessions, supporting your mentee with academic skills, social and emotional development, and future thinking. You will also attend group events with other mentoring pairs and celebrate your achievements at our annual Mentoring Celebration. 

How often will I volunteer? 

Mentoring meetings are one hour and pairs meet every two weeks throughout the academic year.

I was a little apprehensive about becoming a mentor, but I’ve loved the experience so far! The staff at IntoUniversity are extremely supportive and being able to help my mentee in achieving the goals they set in our first session is a very rewarding experience"
Madhiya, University Student Mentor

Mentor one of our students and support their academic, social and future development.

How do I start volunteering? 

  • Complete our short application below
  • Attend a training and selection session to prepare you for working with young people, including in-depth safeguarding training 
  • If selected to be a mentor, you will be matched with an IntoUniversity centre in your local area  
  • You will be invited to an induction at your centre to meet your team 
  • This role requires an Enhanced DBS with Child Barred List check (England) or PVG Child check (Scotland). IntoUniversity covers this cost and will support you with the application process

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