Peer Mentoring (Hospitality & Tourism Management students)

Second year students of IHM(6109) and CAM (6110) of their UG degree mentor the incoming first year student transitioning from school for period of one academic year.

Outline of Activity

HTM Peer mentoring provides second year students with an opportunity to learn how to empathise, advise and encourage transitioning students from school to Ulster University and the department of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Learning Outcomes

To learn how to:

1) communicate and empathise on personal challenges for a new student and advise on University Protocols

2) socialise and encourage peers to identify and belong to the HTM department

3) Work in a team to design and implement student centred socialisation events

4) Assist with HTM department marketing events for new UG student applicants

Assessment Details

300 word reflection on the key learning from volunteering as an HTM Peer Mentor.

Level of Commitment

22 hours covering mentoring and reflective activity

Related Staff

Nikki McQuillan

Lecturer in Events Management
Department of Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt
+44 28 9536 7407
BA-02-013 - Belfast campus

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