Mentoring is help by one person to another in making significant transitions in knowledge, work or thinking

Megginson and Clutterbuck, 2005 Mentoring In Action

Mentoring at York is an informal and supportive relationship where a more experienced member of staff assists a colleague to become fully competent in their role.

The University has three mentoring schemes together with departmental guidance for new lecturers (grade 7 undertaking teaching and research):