University mentoring programs that make impact at scale

Increase student satisfaction and retention. Maximise your alumni network engagement. Provide development opportunities for core staff.

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Connecting your alumni

  • Increase alumni network participation
  • Offer better job placement for current and former students
  • Supercharge alumni fundraising
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Improving student experience

  • Connect students for learning and development
  • Improve student wellbeing
  • Support diversity and inclusion initiatives

Developing university staff

  • Connect faculty to prevent burnout
  • Improve university staff retention
  • Offer tangible staff benefits

“We help students from social mobility cold spots and areas of disadvantage across the country. By offering mentoring opportunities, it means that every student of ours can have a relationship on a 1:1 level. We found that Guider was the simplest platform to use and we also found we got on well with the people at Guider. So it was the synergy and the user friendliness that allowed us to take the plunge and use Guider.”

Naomi Ambrose 
CEO, The Talent Tap

The Talent Tap

 How we work together

We provide expert support throughout the journey from set-up to proving ROI.

Customise your experience

Design your platform according to your brand’s look and feel. Tailor your programs to your people to ensure you hit your learning and development goals.

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Consult with our learning experts 

One of our experienced Customer Success Managers will be with you every step of the way. We provide proactive support, bespoke advice and identify growth opportunities.

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Make matches that make sense

Connect your people to share experiences and learn from each other, with the help of our world-class matching algorithm. Easily manage and track your relationships.

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Prove your success 

Mentoring and peer learning can look different in every business but success is defined by you. Our reporting dashboard tracks the metrics you need to demonstrate impact.

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Transforming student experience through mentoring 

Mentoring is tailored to the needs of the individual and forms a central part of your student support system. A university mentoring program will:

  • Connect new students from day 1
  • Welcome them into the student community
  • Increase student inclusion
  • Prevent student drop out
  • Embed a mentoring culture across your university
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Creating a strong and engaged alumni network 

Building an alumni network that extends the reach of your university is essential. Our mentoring platform allows you to:

  • Create a tangible benefit for your alumni
  • Bring people together in one easy-to-use online hub
  • Encourage philanthropy through the creation of real value
  • Build your global reputation

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The Business Case for Mentoring: get the e-book

We know how hard it is to get internal investment for mentoring, particularly with specific tailored programmes.

This toolkit has been created to help you champion mentoring in your organisation, and create a business case for us to support you.

The business case for mentoring

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Why is mentoring and peer learning so effective for universities?

Both mentoring and peer learning draw on the expertise of your people and create lasting connections for learning and growth.

In a university setting, your greatest asset is your people. Setting up formal channels for students, staff and academic faculty to connect through mentoring multiplies learning and support across the organisation.

What is mentoring software?

If you’re considering starting a mentoring program, you’ve likely come across mentoring software, such as Guider. There are different types of mentoring software but they are all designed to facilitate the organisation and management of effective mentoring programs.

This includes matching mentors and mentees, scheduling sessions, and tracking progress. If you want to scale your mentoring program effectively, mentoring software is essential. You can learn more about mentoring software on our blog.

How does mentoring software work?

Here at Guider, our mentoring software works using a sophisticated matching algorithm with a 96.5% matching accuracy. Users input their information and are matched with several potential mentors, giving them the power to choose. They are then able to communicate, book meetings and find additional resources through the platform, which also provides real-time metrics to help hit your success criteria.

To find out more about how Guider’s platform works, take a look at our guide.

Can I run multiple programs at once with Guider?

You can indeed! With our mentoring software you can set-up and run multiple programs with ease.

Create programs that send targeted support to different groups and run them all in one place. With Guider, you can truly make mentoring accessible to all.

Can I connect my alumni network with Guider?

Our mentoring software works for alumni networks too and provides an attractive benefit. Connect people from anywhere in the globe through remote mentoring and facilitate lasting relationships between your alumni.

Find out more about how we can transform your university in our guide.

When can we get started?

Today! Get in touch with our team and book a meeting to find out how we can help you make the most of mentoring in your university.
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