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Key aims of the Peer Support Programme

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Mission Statement 

The Buddy up Scheme provides new and existing students the opportunity to form supportive partnerships that are mutually beneficial and add to the York St John University student experience. 


Key Aims of the Scheme

  • To provide each first year student with a Buddy who can support them as they settle in to University and promote engagement in University life.
  • Encourage students to develop friends and support networks so they are better equipped to deal with challenges they may face whilst being a student.
  • Provide current students with the opportunity to develop skills through mentoring which will enhance their CV and further career prospects.