Our student contact and mentor system provides peer support and friendly faces to help new students get the best start to university life.
What are STYCs and STYMs?
Second/Third Year Contacts (STYCs) help welcome students in their first week at University.
Second/Third Year Mentors (STYMs) provide all new undergraduate students with a student peer supporter throughout their first year.
Become a STYC or STYM
In your second or third year? You could become a STYC or STYM!
Enhance your CV and boost employability skills
Improve your listening and communication skills
A recognisable volunteering opportunity
Get regular training to equip you with the skills needed
Receive full support from your college staff
Meet new students from around the world
How to apply
STYCs and STYMs are generally recruited in Summer Term. Each college has its own application process and will be in touch with more information nearer the time.
If you’d like to ask any questions beforehand about STYCs and STYMs in general, feel free to get in touch with your college team.