Taking part in our mentoring scheme has a number of benefits for both mentor and mentee.

Benefits for mentees include:

  • build their professional network
  • share and discuss challenging issues
  • gain support by having someone to talk to in difficult times
  • build confidence in potential ways forward
  • work through tactics to manage relationships with others
  • talk through ideas or decisions
  • debate potential strategies with an informed and supportive sounding board
  • expand their perspective through the mentor’s experiences.

Benefits for mentors include:

  • gain new perspectives
  • learn from other contexts
  • reflect on the experiences discussed to support their own development
  • engage with the intellectual challenge
  • gain personal satisfaction from helping others
  • improve their interpersonal skills
  • build their reputation.