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What is mentoring?

Mentoring is a “process in which an experienced individual helps another person develop his or her goals and skills through a series of time-limited, confidential, one-on one conversations and other learning activities”

Who can be mentors?

AUSIT members who have at least 5 years of professional experience

Why would I become a mentor?

There are many benefits to becoming a mentor, including:

  • 20 PD points per student mentored
  • One free full day PD (advanced) per year when you take on a mentee.
  • Satisfaction of sharing your knowledge, experience and expertise with the new generation of practitioners
  • Increased enthusiasm for your profession
  • Enhanced leadership skills
  • Opportunity to learn from the students you are mentoring

How do I become a mentor?

If you meet the above criteria, fill in the form (see bottom of this page) and send it to the AUSIT Education mentoring program coordinator (education@ausit.org).

Successful applicants will be invited to a free introductory mentoring webinar. Upon completion of the webinar, the applicants will be added to the mentor’s list.

Who can be mentees?

Students who:

  • are student members of AUSIT
  • are enrolled in an institution that is an AUSIT affiliate partner
  • are in their final semester of their degree or diploma
  • Have at least a Credit average in their results so far
  • Have been endorsed by their course/program coordinator

Why would I become a mentee?

There are many benefits to becoming a mentee, including:

  • Acquiring valuable knowledge from experienced practitioners
  • Observing and learning from professionals
  • Establishing useful contacts and career networks
  • Opportunity to ask questions about ethical dilemmas and other challenging professional issues
  • Receiving useful tips on various professional topics

How do I become a mentee?

If you meet the criteria above, fill in the form (see bottom of this page), have it endorsed by your course/program coordinator and ask him/her to send it to the AUSIT Education mentoring program coordinator (education@ausit.org). Your course/program coordinator will be contacted by our mentoring coordinator when a suitable mentor is found that can be allocated to you.

For more information, please download the document in PDF. All forms are downloadable from the eflash.


AUSIT Education Committee

Institution Endorsement Form
Mentee Application

Mentor Application
Mentoring Record

Referee Form
AUSIT Mentor Program PDF


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