2016 XJTLU mentor and student pairing and career celebration


The online selection of our external mentors has closed and students are eager to meet their new mentors who will help them get their careers underway. The XJTLU Career Development Office and External Mentor Committee collaborate to hold this event which is aimed at Year Three students as well as academic department representatives.

Part one:

New external mentor training

Venue: Foundation Building, room 351

  • 1:30-2:15pm New mentor training
    • 1:30-1:45pm Current mentors’ experience sharing
    • 1:45-2:15pm Coaching on communicating with students and Q&A session
  • 2:15-2:30pm Presentation of appointment letters to mentors by Vice President Dr Minzhu Yang

Part two:

Academic staff and EM industry group engagement

Venues: Foundation Building, rooms 804, 805, 806, 807 and eighth floor (east and west corridor open area)

  • 2:30-3:00pm Industry group communication
  • 3-3:30pm Avocation group communication

Part three:

Ceremony to mark student and mentors' pairing

Venue: Central Building, G13W

  • 3:30-3:45pm Mentors and students sign in
  • 3:45-3:50pm Welcoming speech from Dr Yang
  • 3:50-3:55pm Presentation of Chu Zhaohong’s gift of calligraphy to the University
  • 3:55-4:05pm External mentor video
  • 4:05-4:10pm External mentor project review and plan
  • 4:10-5:15pm External mentor and tutees discussion
  • 5:15-5:55pm Release of balloons to celebrate the start of students' career journeys
  • 6 -7:00pm Further discussion and buffet