Become a Mentor

The Regent's Mentoring programme is a way for current students to benefit from personal developmental relationships with alumni and friends of the University.

We are always on the look-out for new alumni mentors. Take a look below to see what's involved, and, if you're interested or have any questions, let us know.

Mentees (1)How much time do I need to commit?

We recommend at least one face-to-face meeting with your mentee each month, supplemented by email or telephone contact if you find that useful. From time to time your schedule or the workload of your mentee will mean that you need to miss a meeting. This is fully understandable and won't impair the relationship.

The mentor programme usually runs for a year, with two start dates (in October and February) - although in practice you may wish to remain in contact with your mentee after that time. 

What skills or experience do I need?

You will need five years' professional experience in the workplace. Also essential is a willingness to listen, share the benefit of your experience in work and life, and help your mentee through discussion and reflection. Full support will be given to you by Regent's when you become a mentor.

What are the benefits?

• Satisfaction from supporting the Regent’s University community through helping current students and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow

• Professional networking opportunities with other mentors through special events organised for mentors and mentees

• Official recognition in our publications and online

• Membership of the Regent’s University Mentors’ forum

What are the next steps?

To find out more information on how to become a mentor, please email

"I am always learning from the mentees' new approaches to better communicate with each individual I come across! In addition, they give me an opportunity to appreciate the challenges that they face in an ever-more-rapidly changing workplace." 

Ray Borella, Mentor

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