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Wed 8 Jul 2020
10:00 - 11:15

Venue: Online

Provided by: University Information Services - Staff Learning & Development


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IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme: Mentors' Online Event Part 1

Wed 8 Jul 2020


A contextual, informative and interactive webinar-style event to provide guidance and helpful techniques for mentors enrolled on the UIS Mentoring Scheme and anyone interested in mentoring in general, to support their colleagues and understand how to develop to be an effective mentor.

Target audience
  • All mentors from UIS and the IT Community enrolled on Mentoring Scheme 2020
  • Any potential mentors who might be interested in being a mentor in the future
  • University staff interested in mentoring as a personal and professional skill

This only applies to participants enrolled on the Mentoring Scheme 2020, other attendees do not need to do any pre-work
You will be asked to complete a 'Wheel of Work' questionnaire to help you understand self-reflection. Using a wheel can help you to explore current reality and critically reflect on yourself as a professional, this will be emailed to you on the 30 June, please complete before you attend the online event.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 8 Jul   10:00 - 11:15 10:00 - 11:15 Online Rinku Raina,  Amanda Hepton-Patchett
Topics covered


  • Introduction and objectives: Rinku Raina, UIS Professional Development Manager
  • Self Mentoring: Amanda Hepton-Patchett, ourcambridge Communications Lead
  • Mental wellbeing: Jo Twiselton, Change, communication, engagement and leadership coach - (external speaker)
  • Takeaways and next steps: Rinku Raina

Gain an understanding of the evolving role of mentors in the present context, skills and techniques to improve and enhance your mentoring skills

  • Self-reflection as a mentor
  • Gain an understanding of the benefits about self-mentoring
  • Learn how you can support your mentee by building their confidence
  • Enhance your leadership skills
  • Understand how mentoring enhances wellbeing

Presentations and Q&A

System requirements

The session will be a Microsoft Teams meeting. Please download Teams to your computer or mobile device

Join the meeting with this link:


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