This Peer Mentoring program is exclusively for all incoming first year students enrolled in Medicine.
This program divides 7-8 first years with 4 mentors from older years.
There are 4 'mentoring sessions' which include the below topics, with additional events run throughout the program:
Term 1 only
There will be 6 mentoring sessions throughout the first 6 weeks of Teaching Period TP1
All first year medical students are automatically assigned to a group of 4 mentors.
Mentors from Years 2-6 enrolled in Medicine or Medicine/Arts at UNSW are eligible to apply.
For our mentors, this program officers an outstanding opportunity to demonstrate excellence in Effective Communication, Teamwork and Self-directed learning and critical evaluation skills relevant to portfolio submissions. More globally, the personal development evident in building meaningful friendships with your mentors is an honourable and respectable aspect in giving back to our student community.
Mentor responsibilities are as follows:
Upon completion of the Mentoring Program, MedSoc will award you a Certificate of Appreciation if the above requirements are met, including attendance at least ⅚ of your allocated mentoring sessions.
An application link will be available on the MedSoc Facebook page when applications open. You can also email the program coordinators on the contact details above for more information.