Information for Schools

The University of Chester is involved with school mentoring as part of the government’s initiative to increase the number of students from backgrounds where there has been low participation in Higher Education.

School Mentoring Timeline 2016/17 




28th September

Mentoring Recruitment Period begins


Interview Applicants

30th October

Training Day

November and December

DBS and Reference Checks; Initial School Visits


Initial Mentee Evaluations

18 December - 5 January

Student Winter Vacation

26th March – 13 April

Student Easter Vacation

April/ May

Final Mentor and Mentee Evaluations

30th April - 16 June

Work Related Learning (2nd Year Students)

21st May - 8 June

University Exams and Assessments


Project Ends


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