Postgraduate mentoring gives you the opportunity and discuss issues about living and studying as a postgraduate at Essex with current, more experienced, postgraduate students.
The first few weeks may be the time when you have the most questions and may benefit from the opportunity of talking with a mentor. It's also likely that you'll have questions as you approach the different stages of your studies.
Our mentors are postgraduate research students or students in the second year of their Masters. They take part in the scheme on a voluntary basis.
To find a mentor, contact your Department Peer Mentor Coordinator at any point during your studies.
The scheme has the flexibility to accommodate the different stages and challenges of postgraduate study. A mentor could support you in different ways by: