Mentor-Mentee Program

A Mentor provides support, a sounding board, knowledge, encouragement, guidance, and constructive feedback to the mentee by developing a genuine interest in the growth of their abilities and talents.

A Mentee actively seeks support and guidance in their career and professional development from an experienced planner. A mentee always has ultimate responsibility for their career and professional development.

The relationship is based upon encouragement, constructive feedback, openness, mutual trust, respect and a willingness to learn and share.

Role of Mentor

  • Contribute to the development of the future of the planning profession; > Improve management, leadership and communication skills;
  • Expand professional networks;
  • Transfer of skills and knowledge;
  • Recognition of skills, knowledge and commitment the profession;
  • Increase awareness of current theories and ideals taught in university;
  • Reflection on current projects and office practice;
  • Personal satisfaction from making a contribution to the industry;

Role of Mentee

  • Develop communication skills and knowledge;
  • Build professional networks and a support system;
  • Increase confidence and self-esteem;
  • Discuss and learn theoretical and practical issues with a planner;
  • A confidential opportunity to discuss workplace/University issues;
  • Receive support and guidance to achieve career goals;

Please click on the below link for further details:

Mentor-Mentee List