Peer Mentoring


Peer Mentoring Scheme 2024

This scheme is set up to support students with their transition to the University of Leicester, they will be able to provide you with tips, guidance, information about the city of Leicester and where to find things etc..
We are looking for Mentors to support students who are starting at the University of Leicester in September 2024, if you will still be a student next academic year, then you are able to sign-up to become a Mentor now by completing this form. We will then be in touch with you with the details of the next steps.

Why should I become a Mentor?

  • Use your knowledge and experience to help new students realise how exciting and enriching University life can be here at Leicester.
  • Become a vital component in the transition period for new students, whilst gaining lots of transferrable skills
  • Pass on hints and tips about the best places to eat, visit, explore or study and where to find interesting things to do.
  • Make a difference in other peoples’ lives.
  • Receive full training and support to get you ready for the role
  • Accreditation provided to recognise you for the valuable work that you play

For more information about, see Benefits of being a Mentor

How will the support be provided to students?

  • This support will take place through a mixture of in person, through email and messaging, we will also be facilitating Meet your Mentor Events and other events to ensure Mentees receive well rounded support from their Mentor and the scheme. 
  • Providing a warm & friendly welcome straight away, someone students can ask questions about university life, specific support and signposting if students have any difficulties during their first year.


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