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What is the Mentorship Program?

The Mentorship Program is to support the well-being and success of new students to Alexander College. The Peer Mentorship program is designed to help new students achieve academic success, to encourage their personal and professional growth, and provide assistance to them during their first academic year at Alexander College.

Benefits of Being a Mentor:

  • Develop mentorship and leadership skills
  • Develop an understanding of the Alexander College Community
  • Develop a sense of belonging to the Alexander College Community
  • Have a meaningful opportunity to give back to the Alexander College Community
  • Understand and encourage the sharing of multiculturalism with their mentee
  • Understand and learn about Canadian culture and share it with their mentee
  • Receive a letter of recommendation

Who are mentors?

Mentors are students thriving in their academics and actively involved in Campus life and organizations such as:

  • Alexander College Student Association
  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Student Workers
  • And many others…
Peer Mentorship Program at Alexander College
Two students studying together outside the campus

Requirements and Expectations:

  • Enrolled with Alexander College for two terms
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Interested in helping new students to adapt to Canadian Culture
  • Respectful of fellow student’s privacy
  • Time management skills
  • Works well with others, i.e. students, faculty and staff

Time Commitment:

Variable depending on needs of mentee but a minimum of 3 hours per week.

Who are Mentees?

Mentees are new first year students whom:

  • Must be in their first term at Alexander College
  • Must meet with the Student Support Officer
  • Works well with others