How to find a Student Mentor

Are you new to CQUni in Term 2 2017? First of all, congratulations and welcome to the CQUni student community. Now is the time you might start to feel both nervous and excited about your first term as a uni student, and might be wondering what student life is really like, and what to expect along the way.

This is where our dedicated group of Student Mentors can help! Keep reading to learn about how to connect with a Student Mentor and get prepared for your first term.

It’s all on UCROO

If you haven’t already signed up to our digital campus UCROO (pronouned you-crew), now is the time to create your account and start connecting.

Not only is UCROO the place to go to buy secondhand textbooks, connect with your peers, and student services, it’s also the home of the Student Mentor Program.

How to join a Mentor Group

Once you’re on UCROO, look in the left hand selection menu and click the ‘Mentors’ button. This shows you a list of all the available groups. All you have to do now is choose a group you’d like to join – the choice is yours!

Mentor Groups for Term 2 2017 will open in the first week of July.

Mentors

What do Student Mentors do? 

Our Student Mentors have volunteered to assist new students in their first term of study. Advice provided is of a general nature about topics such as timetables, room locations, handling stress, exams and enrolment. They won’t provide any academic assistance, rather they can refer you to the correct point of contact. They are also able to share insights from their own uni experiences.

New students should also visit our Enrolment Made Easy webpage and check out the #How2Uni blog, which has been written to help guide you through your first term at university.

Ashleigh Truscott (https://cqunilife.com)

I am a CQUni alumnus, who graduated back in 2010. Straight after graduating, I took a job in media, and later returned to CQUni working full-time as Student Communications Assistant. I remember all too well the panic fuelled ‘all-nighters’, getting lost on campus, confusion over systems, and the general feeling of being unsure. I'm excited to share my experiences and provide some insights into university life.


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