Beyond Barriers student mentoring calendar

Applications for the 2021/22 programme will open on 1 September 2021 and close on 17 October 2021. Training will take place in early November and the scheme runs for six months from November until May 2022.

Please see below for the programme's event calendar (dates are subject to change). The application form link will be available here from 1 September.

2021/22 Beyond Barriers Student Mentoring programme calendar

Student information sessions (for mentees only, optional)

DateIntended for
13 September, 10.30am  Mentees
16 September, 2.30pm  Mentees
21 September, 12.30pm Mentees
23 September, 12.30pm  Mentees
29 September, 2pm Mentees
4 October, 11am Mentees
6 October, 2pm Mentees
8 October, 2pm Mentees
11 October, 12.30pm Mentees
14 October, 12.30pm Mentees

Application deadline

DateIntended for
17 October, midnight All

Mentor training (compulsory for mentors to attend one of these sessions)

DateIntended for
1 November, midday–1.30pm Mentors
2 November, 8.30am–10am Mentors
2 November, 6.30pm–8pm Mentors
3 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentors
3 November, 6.30pm–8pm Mentors
4 November, 8.30am–10am Mentors
4 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentors
5 November, midday–1.30pm Mentors

Mentee training (compulsory for mentees to attend one of these sessions)

DateIntended for
8 November, 10am–11.30am Mentees
8 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentees
9 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentees
9 November, 6.30pm–8pm Mentees
10 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentees
10 November, 6.30pm–8pm Mentees
11 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentees
11 November, 6.30pm–8pm Mentees
12 November, 10am–11.30am Mentees
12 November, 2pm–3.30pm Mentees

Mentoring session with Ian Roberts

EventDateIntended for
Mentor workshop 23 November, 6.307.30pm Mentors

Monthly drop-in sessions (optional)

EventDateIntended for
Sessions for mentees  From 11 January, 12.30pm–1.30pm Mentees
Sessions for mentors From 13 January, 12.30pm–1.30pm Mentors

Mentor workshops (optional)

EventDateIntended for
Mentor workshop: topic TBC 19 January, evening  (exact time TBC) Mentors
Mentor workshop: topic TBC 26 January, evening (exact time TBC) Mentors

Mentor networking session (optional)

DateIntended for
Date and time TBC Mentors

Mentee workshop (optional)

EventDateIntended for
Mentee workshop: topic TBC 9 February, time TBC Mentees

Celebration event

DateIntended for
 25 May 2022 All

Please note: all booking links for online events and details of venues for any in-person events will be confirmed soon.

If you have any questions, please contact the team on 020 8417 4038 or email us at