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Tue 14 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 2

Tue 14 Jul 2020


A contextual, informative and interactive webinar-style online 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 learning styles questionnaire via email, please complete before you attend the online event.


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
2 Tue 14 Jul 2020   10:00 - 11:15 10:00 - 11:15 Online Rinku Raina,  Miranda Carr
Topics covered


  • Recap from session one: Rinku Raina, UIS Professional Development Manager
  • Learning styles: Miranda Carr, PPD Academic Development Consultant
  • Creating the mindset of a life long learner: Jo Twiselton*, Change, communication, engagement and leadership coach - (external speaker)
  • Mentoring best practice: Miranda Carr
  • Mentors sharing their experiences
  • Take aways and conclusion

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

  • Understand learning styles
  • Understand best practice for mentoring
  • Hear from previous mentors and mentees
  • Continuous development

Presentations and Q&A

System requirements

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

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Contact information

If you have any queries or have any problems joining the online meeting, contact Natalie Glasberg via email or through MS Teams chat:

*External Speaker Jo Twiselton:
Techlinks & IT Support Staff

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