JD Impact Program

Who can join this Peer Mentoring Program?

The JD Impact Mentoring Program is for incoming Juris Doctor (JD) students commencing their first year of law study at UNSW. 

Program description

The JD Impact Mentoring Program is a Peer Mentoring program that assists new JD students in adjusting to the demands of law student life. The program aims to support new law students by offering a holistic approach to student mental health and wellbeing by emphasising the importance of having a healthy social network, and assisting new students with creating strong social bonds through participation in fortnightly group meetings and social events. It is also an opportunity for mentees to seek advice from more experienced students whose main focus in this program is to maintain the mentees’ mental health and wellbeing.

When does this program run?

Semester 1 and 2.

Program duration

The Program runs from Semester 1 Week 3 to Semester 2 Week 13 for a total of 10-12 sessions. 2 mentors run each session fortnightly for about 30-45 minutes. 

When are registrations open?

Registrations are open now!

How do I register to participate in the program?

Sign up here 

More information

How can I become a mentor?

Register here to become a Mentor. Applications close on 31st January 2017 at 11.59pm.