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Meet International Support Student Mentors

International Support is responsible for running our International Student Mentors scheme. The scheme is a volunteering project, and current International Students volunteer their time to support us in a whole host of events and activities - welcome week, trips and events, and the social programme, to name a few!

Our Current Mentors

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PhD, School of Ocean Sciences Sijing Shen

"My favorite part of being a mentor is witnessing the joy on students' faces as they successfully navigate the challenges of adapting to a new country with my help."

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BSC Accounting and Finance Minhajul Kahir Mehrab

"I love being a mentor because it allows me to witness the joy and satisfaction students feel as they navigate and conquer the challenges of adapting to a new country, thanks to my guidance."

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PhD Media Tathagata Ganguly

"My favorite part about being an International mentor is meeting new students from across the world and sharing experiences of being a student at Bangor.”

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PHD Education Onohomen Audu (Celestine)

"As a member of international student mentors, I always feel so excited to welcome new students at the airport and to see the joy on their faces with the assurance that someone is waiting to receive, support, and answer any questions they may have."

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BSC Biomedical Sciences Trish Mutonono

"I am excited to be a student mentor because it is an opportunity to help all international students navigate their way at Bangor University by sharing my own experience and the knowledge I have gained so far. I look forward to connecting with everyone and making our university journey an unforgettable experience."

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BSC Psychology Rahul Kumar

"I'm a digital student ambassador for Oxford International Group for Bangor University International College (BUIC), but being an International Mentor at Bangor University allows me to engage in fun activities and meet students from various countries in person and being a Psychology Student eager to learn about different journeys, I explore every opportunity. You'll likely see me everywhere, whether as an International Mentor, Student Ambassador, or Student Rep for BSc Psychology—so don't hesitate to say hello!"

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PHD Geography Perpeta Ifiomor

"I arrived late and missed the Welcome Week, and I found it difficult to know where things were, and I wished I had someone to direct me or signpost me, so I want to give students a better experience."

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PHD English Literature Manas Ganguly

"I am looking forward to being a mentor to engage with new students and to help them adjust to a new environment."

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PHD English Literature Madison Ramsey

"I remember when I first came to Bangor, and I felt scared and alone. I don’t want anyone to feel like that, so I am here to support you."

Do you want to be an International Support Student Mentors?

Are you an enthusiastic, friendly international student and would like to volunteer with the University’s International Student Support Office to help new and existing international students? Have you ever wanted to make a difference and be part of a team that celebrates diversity and works for a better university?

International Student Mentors are students who volunteer to play a key part in the support programme offered to international students studying in Bangor.

We will shortly be recruiting for International Student Mentors for the 2024-2025 academic year!

  • To be effective ambassadors for Bangor University by contributing to improving the Bangor Experience for new and existing students.
  • To play an important role in supporting Bangor social media efforts by fuelling exposure, engagement and referrals.
  • To provide enthusiastic, efficient and reliable support for a range of induction; welcome and year-round activities
  • To act as a point of contact for international applicants wishing to receive additional information about living and studying in Bangor.
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Up and Coming Social Events and Trips

For our future trips and events, please follow our Instagram @bangorinternational or visit our online shop.

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