Become a mentor

Mentors are current Swinburne students who assist new students with settling in to university life. Becoming a mentor is a rewarding experience and will help you develop skills valued by potential employers.

Why become a mentor?

What we expect of mentors

Students need to meet certain criteria before applying to become a mentor. You should have:

  • good communication and time management skills
  • an ability to regularly meet with mentees
  • a willingness to share experience and encourage others
  • shown successful engagement with university life
  • completed a semester of study at Swinburne with satisfactory academic results.


If you have any questions about becoming a mentor, please email us at