Optometry and Vision Science Peer Support Program

About the program

The Optometry and Vision Science Peer Support Program can help new Optometry and Vision Science students make the transition to university life as smoothly as possible, by providing support, opportunities to meet new people and benefit from the experience of other students. The program includes group mentoring sessions and events like Eyemazing Race, a BBQ and Trivia Night!

When does this program run?

Term 1

Week 1 to Week 8 of term.

New student (mentee) registrations

The program is open to Optometry and Vision Science new students or new students who major in Vision Science.

Registrations for Term 1 2021 are now closed.

Mentor applications

Mentors must be Fourth Year of Bachelor Vision Science/Master of Clinical Optometry students.

Applications to mentor in Term 1 2021 are now closed.

Current third year Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Clinical Optometry students will receive the link to the peer mentor application invitation in their student email account with the application closing deadline. They will receive an face-to-face interview with the School's Peer Mentor Coordinator and Program Administrator.

More information

Michelle Wanandy, Program Coordinator

Phone: (02) 9385 4639

Email: m.wanandy@unsw.edu.au

Website: www.optometry.unsw.edu.au