Mature Age Peer Support Program

About the Mature Age Peer Support Program

MAPS is designed to introduce you to other mature age students, non-recent school leavers, professional workers and all that UNSW has to offer. MAPS includes group mentoring sessions and the opportunity to attend events, seminars and activities run by UNSW departments and Arc (UNSW's student union).

When does this program run?

Term 1 and Term 3

Week 1 to Week 8 of term.

New student (mentee) registrations

The MAPS Program is for new students who are 21 years of age or over, took a break after high school or have worked professionally before starting or returning to study.

Registrations are now open for T1 2021! Please complete the mentee registration form here, https://unsw.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6Ls8s2Kadp3Fwup.

Mentor applications

Mentors must have completed at least one semester of study at UNSW and have the experience of being a mature age student, non-recent school leaver or professional who started or returned to study after working. Successful applicants will be contacted via email and required to attend the Central Peer Support Training.

Mentor applications for T1 2021 are now open!

Please contact complete the mentor application form here, https://unsw.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5gz5di7LN6PshGB.

Successful mentors will be required to attend the Central Peer Mentor Training and MAPS Program Briefing Session before the program commences.

More information

Peer Connections @ UNSW

Email: peermentoring@unsw.edu.au

Location: Ground floor, John Goodsell Building, Kensington Campus