Transitions Mentoring 2021

Transitions Mentoring 2021

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This digital badge recognises that the candidate was a Postgraduate Research Student Mentor for the Researcher Development Programme's Transitions Mentoring scheme. They successfully ran 1-2-1 Mentoring sessions, offering mentoring support and guidance to a first year PhD student. By being a mentor for the Doctoral College entails the following skills: • Reflection on current practice and research journey • Empathy • Communication • Listening • Guidance and support • Problem solving • Handling multiple responsibilities • Cultural awareness


University of Surrey


PGR Transitions Mentors are expected to deliver monthly 1 hour Mentoring sessions for their first year PGR mentees. In these sessions they will offer a range of motivational advice and guidance to help their mentees settle into their research role at the University of Surrey. They will have completed formal Mentor training and be part of an evaluation at the end of the Mentoring course.

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