Peer schemes

Scheme name
Who can be mentored?
Who can be a mentor?

When does it run?

Global Buddy
Any international student
Any Brookes student can be a buddy to an international student


Buddies for new staff
Any new staff member    
Any Brookes staff, usually chosen from the same part of the organisation to buddy a new staff member    

Depends but usually a few months

Research Staff Mentoring
Research active staff at any level from post doc to professor    
Research active academic staff    

Annual call for applications every year in May

Aurora programme
Programme is open to nominated academic and support staff.    
Mentors are usually senior Brookes staff.    

Up to a year but depends

Peer Writing Skills scheme
Students studying Drama, English Literature, History, History of Art and Japanese    
Trained students in Dept English    

Usually each semester

Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Scheme
Students who need help with core modules    
Students in a higher year who have completed the modules    

Usually each semester

Hospitality Peer Mentoring

First year Hospitality students    
Final year Hospitality students (in 4th year). These are the student in the Bacchus scheme    

Part of a module

Brookes Engage Mentoring

Year 12 students from schools in Oxfordshire    
Any Brookes first or second year student    

Depends but up to a year