Graduate Mentorship Program

The Graduate Mentorship Program matches new graduate students with their more experienced peers to be supported as they adapt to graduate school life.

Mentors introduce new graduate students to graduate studies at Memorial, help them develop effective study habits, make them aware of support services on campus, get them involved in campus and community events, and most of all, provide a friendly, familiar face around campus. Mentors can also share their personal experiences during their graduate studies and help new graduate students to understand their expectations about graduate studies at Memorial. 

If you are interested in applying for this program, please see Become a Mentor or Request a Mentor sections of this page. If you have any questions, please reach out the program facilitators:

Nevra Ozoren Sener:
Wendy Ihama:

Request a Mentor

If you are in the first, second or third semester of your graduate program, CLICK HERE to apply for the graduate mentorship program!

Requesting a mentor is easy! The first step is submitting a request for a Mentor through an online application form. We will then search for a Mentor that meets your needs and interests and will reach out with a match. Matching will be subject to mentor availability.

Deadline for requesting a mentor for Fall 2022 semester:
October 3, 2022 at 5 pm

Become a Mentor

If you are in the fourth semester or more in the graduate program, CLICK HERE to become a mentor!

This program helps you to connect new graduate students with Memorial University’s community, share your personal experiences and study skills during your graduate study and enhance the communication skills through meeting new people. Also, you can gain leadership skills, broaden your network and contribute to the strengthening of Memorial’s culture among peers.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be beyond your third semester of graduate study at Memorial;
  • Be familiar with the graduate studies of Memorial University and opportunities/supports for graduate students;
  • Be committed to creating an inclusive, supportive campus environment;
  • Be available to meet time commitment of the program, at least 10 hours during the Fall 2022 semester;
  • Be available to meet with a mentee (online or in-person) during the Fall semester at least 10 hours.

Deadline for requesting a mentor for Fall 2022 semester:
October 5, 2022 at 5 pm