Cultural Mentors are students who provide valuable support and advice to commencing international students. Cultural Mentors are provided with training and the opportunity to develop communication, organization, and interpersonal skills. Being a Cultural Mentor is a rewarding role and a wonderful opportunity to make new friends, get involved in fun activities, and contribute to the successful transition of new students at UNSW. This opportunity is approved by UNSW Advantage as being eligible to appear on your AHEGS.
Application for T3 is now open!
Application opens: Wednesday 14 July 2021
Application closes: Thursday 5 August 2021
Online Interviews/Group Activity
Wednesday 25 August, Thursday 26 August, and Monday 30 August 2021
Compulsory Cultural Mentor Training Dates:
Training 1- Central Peer Support Training (Flexible dates)
Training 2- Cultural Mentor Training(TBC: Friday 3 September 2021)
What do you get for being a Cultural Mentor?
A rewarding experience to help new international students grow and thrive under your guidance and mentorship,
A chance to learn about different cultures while interacting withinternational students and facilitating workshops,
An opportunity for a deeper connection with the wider UNSW community supported by networking and co-facilitating withinternal stakeholders for events during orientation week and throughout the term,
A sense of belonging built by creating and facilitating a safe and supportive communitytogether with the students and other Mentors
An opportunity to improve your interpersonal skills, communication skills, leadership skills and have your work recognized on your AHEGs.
What are some of the roles and responsibilities?
Interested in the program but want to find out more before committing?
Watch this short 15 mins Information Session to find out more!