Brush up on your leadership skills, meet like-minded students outside your network and contribute to the graduate student community at Monash.
What’s special about the MGA’s Mentor Program?
Unique: This is the only peer-to-peer mentor program at Monash for graduate coursework students across all faculties.
Flexible: The program is online and you will be able to conduct meetings around different schedules.
Personalised: Mentors and mentees will be paired by the MGA’s Mentor Coordinator based on faculty/department.
Structured: The program commences with a welcome session to kick off the program, followed by six mandatory touch points throughout the semester. This consists of four consecutive touch points from Week 2 to Week 5 and two further touch points between Week 6 to Week 9 of Semester 2.
Engaged: Mentors will be well-prepared and trained for the program. Students can expect a high level of engagement and mentors can expect to receive excellent leadership skills development.
Guided: Mentors will be guided and nurtured by the MGA’s Mentor Coordinator throughout the program.
Are you keen to get involved? We’re looking for students who:
- are currently enrolled in a graduate degree at Monash with two semesters under their belt;
- have mastered the ins and outs of the new online learning environment;
- are willing to draw from their own experience to help first year students navigate the graduate student journey;
- can commit to regular online meetings and make time to invest in a mentor-mentee relationship.
Program dates: 26 July to 18 September 2021 (Week 1 to Week 8)
If this sounds like something you would like to be part of, sign up to be a coursework mentor by Friday, 2 July 2021.