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eMentoring online

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"A truly great mentor is hard to find, difficult to part with, and impossible to forget" 

Our online eMentoring scheme enables students to connect with individuals who have fantastic experience and knowledge of various professions and industries. 

The scheme is designed to help students find mentors who can provide advice and guidance to prepare students embarking on their chosen careers. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please read the Mentor Agreement PDF format before registering.

With your LinkedIn profile it take just 10 minutes to register as an eMentor.

Become an eMentor


Why become a mentor? 

Becoming a mentor will help you to:

  • Refine your one-to-one mentoring skills
  • Play an important role at a vital time in a current student’s life
  • Give advice about your role or industry 
  • Get to know the people who are the future of the international job market
  • Widen your professional network
  • Get the feel-good factor! 

What to expect

What to expect

As a mentor, you might help a mentee to prepare a job application or for an interview, explore a number of different career options, set career goals and start taking steps to realise them, and gain commercial awareness through exposure to your work area.

If you would like to find out more information about what to expect, please visit our FAQs.

How much time?

How much time...

Mentoring for the University of Nottingham is really flexible, can be done from work or home, and anywhere in the world, plus it can easily fit into your schedule.

There are several options available, including the quick "answer a student’s question", as well as supported mentoring for up to three students for 4, 12 or 24 weeks. 


Hear from one of last year's mentors

Paul Little

Paul Little

Chief Operations Officer at NMD Pharma ApS, Denmark

"I find eMentoring very interesting. It helps me to reflect on my life choices and career path. I do it because I enjoy it – I find it fun! It’s given me a connection to a young person who is very talented who wants to come out into the world and make a difference. It’s been very rewarding."

Making a difference to our students


Irum Hashmi

eMentoring mentee
"It's been great to speak to somebody who did the same degree as me. It was a good way to find out about the possible paths I could take and learn from another person's experiences. My mentor really went out of her way to help me and I would like to thank her for being so approachable and helpful!"

Got a question?

If you are interested in mentoring and would like to speak to a member of our team:

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Other ways to get involved


Alumni Relations

Portland Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 823 2408
fax: +44 (0)115 951 3937