School of Psychology

Student Mentors

Find out about Student Mentors based in the school and how they can help you.

About Student Mentors

Mentors are students themselves, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

They have been through the worries and difficulties of studying and are here to share their insight and skills with other students. Mentors are trained and are paid for their work. Psychology student mentors are current Psychology students.

The Mentoring Scheme provides all students with support on a range of academic issues. Mentors can help with big and small problems. The scheme provides the opportunity for students to discuss difficulties and develop skills specific to Psychology.

What they can help you with

Student Mentors can assist with:

  • essay structuring
  • preparing lab reports
  • advice on texts and reading lists
  • revisions skills and planning
  • specific questions
  • confidence and work worries
  • time management
  • help with presentations
  • computing and the web.

How to get help from a student mentor

Depending on if you're an undergraduate or a postgraduate, the process is slightly different.

Undergraduates

The student mentors advertise their drop-in sessions and contact details via emails and also via forum posts on the 'student mentors' Conversation tab on the 'Psychology Undergraduates' Canvas site.

Postgraduates

The student mentor advertises their contact details via emails and also via the 'student mentors' Conversation tab on the 'Psychology Postgraduate Taught Students' Canvas site.