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Background

The "INSPIRE" Mentorship Programme aims to enhance students’ holistic education experience and facilitate both their personal and professional development through a robust network of role models and prominent leaders of the PolyU community.

During this mentoring partnership, mentees are expected to make full use of such a precious experience in order to: 

  • Explore personal and professional development areas as well as untapped potentials;
  • Make valuable contacts and expand personal network;
  • Keep abreast of up-to-date business and operational practices as well as workplace culture; and
  • Seek constructive feedback for self-improvement.


Programme Duration

Oct 2020 – Aug 2021 (may be renewed on a yearly basis upon mutual agreement between the mentors and mentees)


Eligibility

  • PolyU students of any disciplines
  • Both PolyU undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Highly proactive and committed with a strong desire to learn from a mentor


Mentors

Click HERE for the list of mentors. (More mentors are coming. Stay tuned with us!)


Activities

Mentees should attend ALL of the following activities:

  • Compulsory Mentee Briefing Session;
  • At least three face-to-face meetings and/or e-mentoring activities with mentor yearly;
  • Constant personal contact with mentors through various forms of e-communication;
  • A yearly gathering of mentors and mentees in late August 2021; and
  • Other special programme(s) organised by SAO, if any.


Mentor-Mentee Pairing

  • Student applicants will submit an Application Form to indicate their preferences.
  • Student applicants’ CV and profile will be reviewed by mentors before the commencement of the programme.
  • Pairing results will be subjected to mentors’ requirements and availability.
  • Successful student applicants will receive a confirmation email from SAO.


Application, Matching and Result Announcement

  1. Review the Guidelines for Mentees for programme details and mentees’ responsibilities.
  2. Successful student applicants will receive a confirmation email from SAO. The mentoring period will last for a minimum of one academic year and may be renewed on a yearly basis upon mutual agreement between your mentor and you.


Enquiries:

Contact Person: Ms Cynthia Lam

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Subject line: "INSPIRE" 2020/21)

Phone: 3400 3768