A cross-institutional mentoring scheme for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) academics and researchers is in place.
The scheme is aimed at BME academics and researchers from post-doc to lecturer level
The mentors are academics and researchers from any ethnic background at senior lecturer level or above
Mentoring is based on exchanging experiences, ideas and feedback between the two parties. It helps to promote understanding of formal and informal structures, enhances opportunities for staff to develop and build skills and knowledge and enables continuing professional development and personal growth.
Fulfilment from facilitating personal development and encouraging others
Networking with like-minded colleagues
Assisting others along a path you have already been successful on
Advancing equality and diversity in higher education
Enhancing skills such as coaching and constructive criticism
Obtaining career advice and direction
Help with identifying and clarifying issues, problems and obstacles
Sourcing new ideas and practices
Gaining the opportunity for networking across a broader spectrum than provided by the day-to-day environment
The FAQs by mentees and mentors can be found here.
Expressions of interest
If you are interested in becoming a mentee, please download the mentee expressions of interest form.
If you would like to become a mentor, download the mentor form.
Expressions of interest should be received no later than 16 December 2016.
If you would like more information contact: Sonal Bharadva, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Advisor equalities(AT)ucl.ac.uk.
|Last updated: 09th November 2016|