Top of page
Global Site Navigation

Student Intranet - My Studies

Local Section Navigation

Help us improve our content by rating this page.

Page rating system

Please leave a comment about your rating so we can better understand how we might improve the page.

You are here: Main Content

Becoming a mentor

Becoming a mentor

Characteristics of a mentor

Peer mentors are trustworthy, committed and enthusiastic students who are a part of the ECU community. They are good communicators who provide support to new students to make them feel welcome and make their transition into university life a little easier. Being a mentor gives you the opportunity to pass on the tricks you have learned about surviving and thriving at ECU!

Being a mentor

What's in it for me?

  • The opportunity to help others
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills
  • Receive professional development training
  • Establish networks with students and ECU staff
  • Certificate of participation
  • Develop vital employability skills to take beyond your studies

Mentors are required to:

  • Commit to being a mentor for one semester
  • Attend and participate in mentor training prior to commencement of semester
  • Support mentees
  • Provide accurate and relevant information provided in the mentor training
  • Maintain contact with mentees throughout the semester
  • Attend mentor events where possible
  • Act as a positive role model

Become a mentor

For more information on becoming a mentor, please contact the Careers and Leadership Services team at careers@ecu.edu.au or on (08) 6304 5899.

Skip to top of page