Follow these key points to effectively introduce a peer mentoring scheme in your department:

 

✓  Work in partnership with students                 ✓  Reward and recognise mentors

 Have committed staff and organisers      ✓  Give on-going support to mentors

 Recruit and select mentors effectively     ✓  Evaluate your scheme and act on feedback

 Train the mentors                                        ✓  Structured timeline in place

 Suitably match mentors and mentees      Market and advertise effectively

 

Peer Mentoring Staff Handbook for more information on setting up a scheme in your department