Peer mentors from across the University gathered at the Great North Museum: Hancock last Monday to celebrate another successful year of the scheme.
Mentors and staff coordinators enjoyed drinks, food and an array of Christmas tunes as awards were given out for the best mentor from each Faculty and for the best Co-ordinator across the University.
Student mentors were nominated by the students they were mentoring and comments made were displayed on tables around to room:
‘My mentor was always positive and put 100% effort into helping every individual in our group.’
‘It is often more helpful to have a student’s perspective on an issue rather than just a staff perspective.’
The Coordinator of the Year was Alison Graham from the School of Biology.
The festive celebrations aimed to thank all students and staff for the time and effort they put into making the scheme such a success.
Well done everyone!
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