Tag Archive: Mentoring

Feb 09

Become a STaR Mentor

STaR (Student Transitions at Reading) mentors are current student volunteers that are committed to helping others and genuinely want to make a difference to a new student’s start at the University of Reading.  Non-final year Undergraduate, International Foundation Programme and Postgraduate Research students from any academic subject can apply. Students that apply to become a …

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Aug 26

How we do mentoring in Careers at Reading

Written by Natalie Tarling, Careers Mentoring Officer THRIVE Mentoring The term ‘mentoring’ has its origins in the literature of ancient Greece. Homer, in his epic ‘The Odyssey’, recounted the story of Odysseus who was away from home for 20 years. In his absence, Telemachus, the baby son he left behind, grew up under the supervision of …

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