Mentoring at UoL

The University considers mentoring for high potential employees, it is committed to developing its staff and encouraging staff to understand more about all parts of the University. The Organisational & Staff Development team run workshops that are aimed at mentors and mentees if the need to refresh skills is required. Other mentoring processes exist within the University for specific groups and purposes e.g. Aurora, Induction and Academic Mentoring. 

Professional Service Staff

Mentoring is defined as a professional partnership in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentee) in their developing and achievement of the mentees objectives. Mentoring can help a mentee with their professional, personal and career growth. 

Mentoring Scheme

The University’s Mentoring Scheme is available for staff to read and address key issues like confidentially, ethics, training and the process. 

Mentoring Scheme  [5pgs, 653KB]

Mentee Application

To make an application to be assigned a mentor, potential mentees are asked to complete the below form and submit it to the Organisational & Staff Development team via email. The content of this form will be used by the matching panel to assign an appropriate mentor. 

Mentee Application Form  [1pg, 34KB]  

Mentor Application

If you would like to be a mentor and mentee a colleague within the University. You are asked to complete the below form and submit it to the Organisational & Staff Development team via email. The content of this form will be used by the matching panel to assign an appropriate mentee.

Mentor Application Form  [1pg, 37KB] 

Academic Mentoring 

All new members of academic staff will have an appointed mentor to assist in their induction process. The rationale behind this is that even experienced academics need advice and guidance concerning policy and procedures operating at both School and University level. For new academics the need for ongoing support on all aspects of academic practice is particularly important.

Mentoring Guidelines

Successfully operating a mentoring relationship will vary from individual to individual. However, general guidance covering the core stages of the scheme is available in the document below:

Mentoring Guidelines  [2 pgs, 32KB]

Selecting a Mentor 

Details of the academic mentors available for selection are on the form below. Please follow the steps on the form to submit your preferences. 

Mentor Selection Form  [1pg, 54KB] 

 

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Contact Details

Organisational & Staff Development
1st Floor, Stewart House
32 Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DN

Tel: (020) 7862 8101 / 8098 / 8082