Dare to Be Mentoring


Dare to Be is a mentoring scheme open to all DMU students. It aims to improve student confidence, self-belief and motivation. At the heart of the scheme is a focus on attainment, promoting students to do well in their studies and reach their full potential. Student mentees are matched to a mentor for one-to-one mentoring, which takes place during the academic year.

Dare to Be has been successful in matching mentees and mentors and the feedback we receive is extremely positive with the majority of participants saying they would recommend Dare to Be to a friend or colleague. We are delighted with the impact and reach of the scheme and hope to have continued success for the future.

Dare to Be mentors include DMU staff, alumni and honorands. The scheme aims to enhance a mentor’s understanding of the issues facing our students and provide a way for the mentor to share their experiences and provide guidance to mentees. In this way, mentoring is seen to be mutually beneficial.

Interested to see what students, who have taken part, say about the scheme? Then take a look at the following short video. 

Applications for the scheme will reopen at the start of the 2019/20 academic year.

Dare to Be Mentoring for students

Dare to Be Mentoring for DMU staff, alumni, honorands

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