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Bright Futures: Alumni-Student Mentoring Program 2016

Bright Futures: Alumni Mentoring Program

The Bright Futures SCU Alumni-Student Mentoring Program will assist students to gain valuable skills and real-world expertise. The program gives students the opportunity to make personal industry contacts and be mentored by a professional in their desired field/industry.


The Alumni-Student mentoring program aims to:

  • Improve student employability and develop skills and expertise through mentoring.
  • Develop relationships between students and alumni, possibly leading to future employment.
  • Involve alumni back in the life of the university in a meaningful way.
  • Provide alumni with a potential source of high-quality employees.

Mentor applications, eligibility and time commitment

Mentors are invited to apply to become mentors in this program and will be allocated to a Mentee, subject to suitability. Mentors commit to a minimum of 3 scheduled contacts with their Mentee (via Phone, Skype or in person).

Apply to be an Alumni Mentor

Key Dates:

19 February 2017Mentor applications close
19 March 2017Mentee applications close
21 MarchMatched Mentors and Mentees notified
21 March - 2 AprilMentees contact Mentors to arrange first meeting (phone, Skype or face to face)
AprilComplete first Mentor and Mentee meeting
MayComplete second Mentor and Mentee meeting
JuneComplete final Mentor and Mentee meeting
30 JuneBright Futures program concludes
JulyReturn Bright Futures evaluation and feedback to program coordinator

Mentee applications will be open from 3 February to 19 February 2017.

Further details

If you have any further enquiries, please email