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It's nice for my mentors to know that I am someone who can relate to their situation.

We welcome applications from students from a wide range of backgrounds, but especially those with experience of studying abroad themselves.

Become a Global Chums mentor

Join the biggest mentoring scheme across the University, meet new people, gain new experiences, all whilst enhancing your CV!

Benefits of being a Global Chums Mentor

  • Help a new student to enjoy their new University of Exeter life, meet new faces and even make new friends from around the world
  • Develop leadership, cultural awareness, communication, problem solving and organisational skills - it looks great on your CV!
  • Share your own experiences and make some new ones
  • Get recognition for your volunteering through the Exeter Award

How do I apply to become a Mentor?

Click on the tab below for the scheme on your campus:

Global Chums Exeter - Become a Mentor September 2022

We welcome applications from any student who would like to be a Global Chums mentor, but especially welcome applications from international and EU students, as well as those returning from Study Abroad themselves.

If you would like to be considered as a Chum Mentor, it is essential that you are committed to the whole 6 week programme (starting week 1, 26 September 2022). This means you should:

  • Complete the training
  • Email your Chum and reply to their emails and questions
  • Join the Global Chums Exeter Facebook Group
  • Attend the ‘Meet Your Mentor’ event in week 1 and ongoing social events throughout term 1 - the scheme is only ever as successful as its mentors!
  • Respond to the Global Chums Exit Questionnaire

Benefits of being a Global Chums Mentor:

  • Help a new student to enjoy their new University of Exeter life, meet new faces and even make new friends from around the world
  • Develop leadership, cultural awareness, communication, problem solving and organisational skills - it looks great on your CV!
  • Share your own experiences and make some new ones 
  • Get recognition for your volunteering through the Exeter Award

If you would like more information before applying come to one of our zoom drop in sessions

Apply to be a mentor today by completing this online form – deadline 19 August 2022

The information given here will solely be used by the Global Chums Coordinators for the purpose of Global Chums and will not be passed on to any third party, for any other purposes.

Please contact globalchums@exeter.ac.uk if you have any questions.

Global Chums Cornwall – Become a Mentor

We welcome applications from any student who would like to be a Global Chums mentor, but especially welcome applications from international and EU students, as well as those returning from Study Abroad themselves.

If you would like to be considered as a Chum Mentor, it is essential that you are committed to the whole programme. This means you should:

  • Complete the training
  • Email your Chum and reply to their emails and questions
  • Join the Global Chums Cornwall Facebook Group
  • Attend the ‘Meet Your Mentor’ event and ongoing social events throughout the year- the scheme is only ever as successful as its mentors!
  • Respond to the Global Chums Exit Questionnaire

Benefits of being a Global Chums Mentor:

  • Help a new student to enjoy their new University of Exeter life, meet new faces and even make new friends from around the world
  • Develop leadership, cultural awareness, communication, problem solving and organisational skills - it looks great on your CV!
  • Share your own experiences and make some new ones 
  • Get recognition for your volunteering through the Exeter Award

Apply today by completing the form below– deadline 31 July 2022

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