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Call for Repeating Student Tutorship Programme (RSTP)

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

CENTRE FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

REPEATING STUDENT TUTORSHIP PROGRAMME (RSTP)

 Students are invited to apply for a tutorship role within your program/qualification/degree for the remainder of 2020. Tutors will be appointed by the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) through the office of the Student Tracking and Monitoring Officer.

 

The program aims to group repeating students with their peers who are performing well in the courses/programs that the students have been unsuccessful in. It is envisioned that the program will provide an opportunity for students to be academically assisted by their peers who will guide them to the successful completion of the academic year.

 

Qualification Criteria for Tutors

  1. An average of sixty percent (65%) or above for all the modules attempted in the previous academic year (2019) and with none of these modules being repeated in 2020.
  2. Be willing to assist students with academic support
  3. Over and above this, applicants should demonstrate the ability to lead a team, coach, be assertive, a willingness to share knowledge and skills, a positive attitude and act as a positive role model

 

Skills Required:

  1. Interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Time management skills
  3. Ability to work with a small group (3 to 4) of students
  4. Excellent content knowledge and understanding

Applications closes: 28th June 2020 – NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

To apply for becoming a Tutor in the 2020 Academic Year, please follow this zero-rated link

https://www.smu.ac.za/student-tutorship-programme-smp-application-form/

 

Please note for any enquiries regarding the 2020 SMP applications please email: student.tutorship@smu.ac.za

Call for Residence Student Mentorship Programme (SMP)

CENTRE FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

RESIDENCE STUDENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME (SMP)

Students are invited to apply for a mentoring role within your residence for the remainder of 2020. Mentors will be appointed by the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) through the office of the SMP Coordinator.

The primary responsibilities for a Mentor include:

  1. Attend ALL SMP training sessions
  2. Schedule and conduct structured mentorship sessions at least once per week (a total of 4 sessions a month)
  3. Provide regular feedback through sessions reports to CUTL

A central part of your responsibility as a Mentor is to integrate study and life skills with the course content. As someone who has performed well in their modules, you have proven that you have the necessary knowledge, skills, competencies and attitudes to mentor your colleagues in these specific modules. As a Mentor you will need to reflect on your success and share your experience with the mentee’s assigned to you. You will also need to guide your Mentees with regards to their social choices and assist them where necessary with the relevant life-skills.  In your role as a Mentor, you will be involved with different constituencies, including the CUTL, Mentor Coordinators, and your Mentees. It will be important to focus on building relationships with each of these role players in the SMP and the skills gained from these relationships will prove to be valuable to you in your future endeavours.

Qualification

An average of fifty five percent (55%) or above for all the modules attempted in the previous academic year (2019) and with none of these modules being repeated in 2020.

Over and above this applicants should demonstrate the ability to lead a team, coach, assertiveness, willingness to share knowledge and skills, a positive attitude and act as a positive role model as well as taking an interest in the mentoring relationship.

Applications closes: 29th June 2020 – NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

To apply for admission for SMP in 2020 Academic Year, please follow this zero-rated link

https://www.smu.ac.za/student-residence-mentorship-programme-srmp-application-form/

Please note for any enquiries regarding the 2020 SMP applications please email: student.mentorship@smu.ac.za

Call for Applications Student Advisor - Closed

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

CENTRE FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

STUDENT ADVISOR

Students are invited to apply for a student advisor role within the Student Support Unit of the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) for the remainder of 2020. The purpose of this post is to assist the Unit in delivering academic support to students in all Schools. The academic support will be offered in the form of individual and group advisory sessions and workshops.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum academic performance of 65% average in the previous year of study
  • Must have successfully completed a module in Psychology or related field
  • Must not be currently repeating a module
  • Must NOT be employed as a mentor, student assistant or tutor

Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • are in Psychology at 3rd year level
  • are Honours BSc students, Pharmacy 3rd year students, Oral Health Sciences 3rd year (BOH, BDT) and 4th year (BDS) students, Health Care Sciences 3rd year students, MBChB 4th year students and BRad 3rd year students

Knowledge, skills and capabilities and values that will be required

  • Develop and present workshops related to life skills and academic support.
  • Ability to use Blackboard
  • Presentations skills
  • Knowledge of the principles of confidentiality and informed consent
  • Empathy and listening skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (listening, speaking and writing)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team with adherence to deadlines

If you would like to assist CUTL and students at SMU, please forward your CV, Academic Transcript and a Motivation Letter (min 100 words) to Ms Dimakatso Molokomme (student.tutorship@smu.ac.za).

Applications closes: 19th June 2020 – NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Call for Student Tutorship Programme (STP) - Closed

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

CENTRE FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

STUDENT TUTORSHIP PROGRAMME (STP)

Students are invited to apply for a tutorship role within your program/qualification/degree for the remainder of 2020. Tutors will be appointed by the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) through the office of the Student Tracking and Monitoring Officer.

The program aims to group repeating students with their peers who are performing well in the courses/programs that the students have been unsuccessful in. It is envisioned that the program will provide an opportunity for students to be academically assisted by their peers who will guide them to the successful completion of the academic year.

Qualification Criteria for Tutors

  1. An average of sixty percent (65%) or above for all the modules attempted in the previous academic year (2019) and with none of these modules being repeated in 2020.
  2. NOT be a Mentor appointed by CUTL for 2020
  3. NOT be a Tutor for any other program for 2020
  4. NOT be a Student assistant in 2020
  5. Be willing to assist students with academic support
  6. Over and above this, applicants should demonstrate the ability to lead a team, coach, be assertive, a willingness to share knowledge and skills, a positive attitude and act as a positive role model

 Skills Required:

  1. Interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Time management skills
  3. Ability to work with a small group (3 to 4) of students
  4. Excellent content knowledge and understanding

Applications closes: 12th June 2020 – NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

To apply for becoming a Tutor in the 2020 Academic Year, please follow this zero-rated link https://www.smu.ac.za/student-tutorship-programme-smp-application-form/

Please note for any enquiries regarding the 2020 SMP applications please email: student.tutorship@smu.ac.za

Call for Residence Student Mentorship Programme (SMP) - Closed

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
CENTRE FOR UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND LEARNING
RESIDENCE STUDENT MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME (SMP)

Students are invited to apply for a mentoring role within your residence for the remainder of 2020. Mentors will be appointed by the Centre for University Teaching and Learning (CUTL) through the office of the SMP Coordinator.

The primary responsibilities for a Mentor include:

1. Attend ALL SMP training sessions
2. Schedule and conduct structured mentorship sessions at least once per week (a total of 4 sessions a month)
3. Provide regular feedback through sessions reports to CUTL

A central part of your responsibility as a Mentor is to integrate study and life skills with the course content. As someone who has performed well in their modules, you have proven that you have the necessary knowledge, skills, competencies and attitudes to mentor your colleagues in these specific modules. As a Mentor you will need to reflect on your success and share your experience with the mentee’s assigned to you. You will also need to guide your Mentees with regards to their social choices and assist them where necessary with the relevant life-skills. In your role as a Mentor, you will be involved with different constituencies, including the CUTL, Mentor Coordinators, and your Mentees. It will be important to focus on building relationships with each of these role players in the SMP and the skills gained from these relationships will prove to be valuable to you in your future endeavours.

Qualification

An average of sixty percent (60%) or above for all the modules attempted in the previous academic year (2019) and with none of these modules being repeated in 2020.

Over and above this applicants should demonstrate the ability to lead a team, coach, assertiveness, willingness to share knowledge and skills, a positive attitude and act as a positive role model as well as taking an interest in the mentoring relationship.

Applications closes: 5th June 2020 – NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

To apply for admission for SMP in 2020 Academic Year, please follow this zero-rated link https://www.smu.ac.za/student-residence-mentorship-programme-srmp-application-form/

Please note for any enquiries regarding the 2020 SMP applications please email: SMP@smu.ac.za