The Buddy mentoring programme facilitates integration with the local and academic community and cultural adaptation in a new environment for international students. Mentor - Polish student - supports colleagues from abroad in matters not only related to studying in a foreign country. A candidate for a Study Buddy mentor should be a responsible, communicative and open to contacts with foreign students.
Buddy mentor is ressponsible for:
o Welcoming the student to Leszno, assistance in matters related to the arrival, including assistance in accommodating students in the student dormitory,
o Guiding students around the city (city center, shopping mall, nearest shops, pharmacy, etc.),
o Assistance in matters related to studying, assistance in completing the documents necessary to settle the matter at the university,
o Help in contact with the Erasmus + institute coordinator and International Office,
o Assistance in setting up a bank account, assistance in purchasing a mobile phone card, monthly public transport ticket, showing students how to buy tickets on a city bus/ train,
o Informing about interesting events planned in the city, help in organizing events and integration trips for foreign students.