Mentoring is widely recognised as a valuable tool for helping graduates with the transition into their careers or further studies.
Our Faculty of Natural Sciences Alumni Career Mentoring Programme enables our mentors to help the next generation of Stirling students, giving first-hand knowledge of the experiences of their early career.
Our mentors stay in touch with students and help by:
The mentoring project was a great opportunity to explore what options are out there and to hear from someone who used to be in a similar situation made it even more interesting.
Eszter Karath, student
I was very pleased to be given the opportunity to be a mentor. There’s a gulf between academic qualifications and real experience. Anything, such as this mentoring programme that can lessen the gap, is a good thing. Students need the practical skills.
Duncan Perrin, mentor and risk management surveyor