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
Applications to join the College STYC and STYM teams open during Semester 2 each year. All current undergraduates who will be moving into their second, third or fourth year of studies in September are eligible to apply.
Exact dates and deadlines will be confirmed individually within colleges, and details about how to apply will be emailed to all college members and/or shared on your college social media. You will also have the opportunity to attend information sessions to find out more about the roles, application process and have your questions answered.