Who we are and what we do

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We’re your Student Mentor Scheme Team, here to offer you help & support whilst you live in university accommodation.

All 12 of us are students at Birmingham, so we know what living in halls is really like!

We can help you with information, guidance and support on lots of issues - including wellbeing, accommodation, academic and financial queries

Our opening hours are 4 - 8pm during term time

Student Mentors Team 2016 taken in mermaid square at the Guild of Students

Make A Difference…Become part of the Welcome Team!

The Student Mentor Scheme are now recruiting for Welcome Team 2017! We’re looking for approachable, confident students to be a part of the team that welcomes new students into University accommodation and helps them settle into University life.

Click here to apply. We’re looking forward to reading your application!

If you have any questions about the role or application process please call 0121 251 2395 or email mentors@guild.bham.ac.uk

Meet the Team


Accomodation Site: Pritchatt's Park

Course: Psychology

Year: 2

Interests: Music (I sing), movies, (easily obsessed with) TV series and travelling

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Accomodation Site: Mason

Course: Modern Languages (French, Italian, Translation studies)

Year: 2

Interests: Swimming, Swim teaching, Watching films, Zumba

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Accomodation Site: Victoria Hall & Selly Oak Court

Course: Economics

Year: 3

Interests: Football (West Brom fan, unfortunately), Gym, Running, American Football, Politics, Travelling, Music…

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Jake L

Accomodation Site: Tennis Courts

Course: Psychology

Year: 3

Interests: Travelling and mountain trekking. Photography and going to lots of gigs and festivals.

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Jake S

Accomodation Site: Shackleton and Aitken

Course: BA History and Political Science

Year: 3

Interests: Writing, including predominantly poetry and script writing, playing bass guitar, and listening to music, both live and in my headphones.

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Accomodation Site: Chamberlain

Course: BA Geography

Year: 3

Interests: Radio presenting, blogging, travelling and anything else that is music related!

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Accomodation Site: Liberty Gardens and Liberty Close

Course: Biological Sciences with a Year of Study in Continental Europe

Year: 4

Interests: Travelling (Erasmus ?), choral singing and swimming

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Accomodation Site: Liberty Court

Course: BA (Hons) English

Year: 2

Interests: Interior design, pointless facts/trivia, documentaries (anything Attenborough)

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Accomodation Site: Jarratt Hall

Course: Psychology

Year: 3

Interests: Triathlon

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Accomodation Site: Pritchatts Park

Course: BA Sociology

Year: 3

Interests: I absolutely love singing, I used to sing in the National Children’s Choir of Great Britain and now find great joy in looking after the members. I also enjoy walking my two lovely dogs and spending time on the coast.

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Accomodation Site: Tennis Court

Course: Human Biology

Year: 3

Interests: I absolutely love animals (especially my dog and cat). I don’t have any specific hobbies but I love to try new things and obviously have a big interest in science!

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Accomodation Site: Maple and Elgar

Course: French and Italian

Year: 4

Interests: Sushi, Caramel latte, Reality T.v, Karaoke & Fab n Fresh :)

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Welcome Week

Moving somewhere new can be pretty overwhelming – so, during Welcome Week, we host a whole range of events to help you settle into your new University Accommodation. There’s a whole host of things going on, from movie marathons to mocktail and casino nights! Whatever your interests, take a look at our planner and come and join us.

Come and see Student Mentors

Visit our Student Mentors in The Hub at the Vale:

Monday to Friday during term time,
between 4pm and 8pm
or call 0121 415 8568 student mentor welfare office image







To ensure that you get what you need from us, when you need it, we have created a set of promises which we will always aim to deliver.

Meet your officer team

Every year, you elect fellow students to your Officer Team, who represent you and lead your union. Each Officer has their own roles and remit which you can view below. You have a chance to make sure your elected Officers are doing what they said they will, by attending Officer Question Time held each term.

 Ellie Keiller - Guild President 2016-17
Natalie Cox - Activities & Development Officer 2016-17
Chris Wilkinson - Education Officer 2016-17
Izzie Nicholds - Housing & Community Officer 2016-17
Rose Bennett - Postgraduate Officer 2016-17
Brandon Hattiloney - Representation & Resources Officer 2016-17
Georgie Freeman - Sports Officer 2016-17
Ross Strong - Welfare Officer 2016-17

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