Find a mentor

If you’re looking for a role model to inspire and support you during your studies, join the hundreds of students who sign up for our mentoring scheme each year.

Benefit from a professional mentor


Our mentoring scheme is a great opportunity for you to make connections and get advice from an industry professional. Hear from some of our students and their mentors.

Your mentoring questions answered

What is a mentor?

  • A mentor is someone with experience and expertise that can help develop the career of a mentee.
  • A mentor guides, advises and inspires the career development of the mentee.

How does the mentoring scheme work?

Here at Greenwich, each faculty have their own mentoring scheme suited to the needs of students and mentors.

With each scheme, we'll support mentors and mentees with workshops, one-to-ones, and regular catch-up sessions with our staff to make sure you're getting the most out of mentoring.

What will I get out of the scheme?

Mentoring schemes offer plenty of personal and professional benefits. 

For mentees, you'll be able to:

  • Get valuable advice from an established professional
  • Explore your chosen industry
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Gain industry contacts
  • Build your confidence and boost your job prospect

For mentors, you can:

  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Be trained in mentoring and coaching
  • Boost your CSR activities 
  • Find graduate talent

How do I apply?

General queries should be directed to the central Employability & Careers Service (ECS) 

  • Telephone: 020 8331 8810
  • Email: mentoring@gre.ac.uk
  • The mentoring scheme is a great opportunity to get to know yourself better as an individual and make you more employable after graduating. I definitely feel more confident in finding a job that I like.

    - Victoria Lionel, BSc Forensic Science with Criminology

  • After working alongside my mentor, I feel a lot more confident about my future career prospects after university and open-minded about my options.

    - Hannah Chester, BSc Biology

  • By being a part of this mentoring scheme, I have been able to gain confidence and experience that wasn't possible just through university.

    - Naomi Hooper, MEng Chemical Engineering

  • My tutor encouraged me to go and take a placement with the local council. That’s where I developed my interests further.

    - Raphael Bobie, BSc Hons Public Health