The English School believes that every young person can benefit from the mentoring program, from their early school years until they successfully enter adulthood. The English School’s Mentoring Initiative is a project, in collaboration with the alumni community of the school, to facilitate the creation of meaningful mentoring relationships between experienced graduates and students, focusing on their educational, professional, and personal progress.
What is a Mentor?
A mentor is an experienced and trusted adviser. Someone who has more work or life experience than you do, regardless of age. Someone that you look up to and that has achieved some things in their lives that you also hope to achieve. Someone that you can see similarities between who they are or what they have done and what you aspire to do or be as a person.
Why You May Need A Mentor
- Gain insight into a potential career
- Improve social skills
- Discover new options and opportunities
- Set goals for the future
What it takes to become a Mentor
- Be our graduate or a member of the university community (teaching, administrative staff)
- Have at least 5 years of work experience after graduation
- Be able to allocate time during the program
How is the Initiative implemented?
The Alumni Relations Office organizes mentor visits at the School throughout the year, giving students the opportunity to meet with graduates and ask them questions about their experiences, their career path, their studies and ask for guidance or advice.