Become a Mentor
All of our mentors are Oxford or Cambridge educated, and so are perfectly equipped to prepare our mentees with their applications to Oxford and Cambridge.
Benefits of being a mentor:
Requirements and expectations
To be eligible as an OMS mentor, you must be an Oxford or Cambridge student or graduate. This is so our mentors can provide personalised advice and share insight, experiences and challenges they faced with our students.
The responsibilities of the OMS mentor are to:
The OMS will run from March to December, and the following time commitment can be expected:
Participation on the Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme as a mentor will therefore involve approximately 20 hours of volunteering from March to December, enabling a good portion of time to improve the knowledge, skills and attainment of OMS students.
Note that in order to commence mentoring, mentors are required to undertake mandatory online training on (i) our frameworks and mentoring approaches (February) and (ii) UCAS brainstorming and review methods (June). Training certificates will be issued upon successful completion.
Qualities we desire in mentors:
Gotoco'ers and members of Edu-venture:
Insight Outreach is pleased to partner with Gotoco to welcome Gotoco’ers and members of Eduventure societies as IO mentors and provide them with professional training and an opportunity to join our social mission. If you are a Gotoco’er or member of Eduventure, then please note this on your application and you will be fast-tracked to the final review stage.
Interested? Apply now!
All of our mentors are Oxford or Cambridge educated, and so are perfectly equipped to prepare our students with their applications to Oxford and Cambridge on our Oxbridge Mentoring Scheme.