Project information

One Degree Summer Mentoring

Once students have completed the One Degree Mentoring Programme, alumni will have the opportunity to join a week long series of workshops, courses, and mentoring sessions aimed at giving them the initial skills to prepare for the next stage of their academics and career progression.

August 2017 - September 2017

Charity information: The Adnan Jaffery Educational Trust

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  • Need


    The One Degree Mentoring Programme is only the first phase of the journey we aim to provide to our young adults. Once we have got them through the GCSE exams we aim to support them through the options of academics and careers with the help of mentors and career advisers. The lack of access to networks and realistic advice can often reduce confidence and aspiration levels. Our summer workshops will help identify options, source opportunities and introduce the students to a series of contacts.


    Our workshops, hosted at Hult Business School, will provide the students with the following:
    - CV writing skills
    - Interview skills
    - Career lectures from industry experts
    - Aptitude assessments
    - Group and individual exercises
    - Career networking
    - Alumni networking
    One Degree then aims to stay involved and in touch with the student alumni via online support and several annual events.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Keep students engaged in One Degree


    » Alumni group and individual sessions

    What success will look like

    More student engagement in One Degree activities after the Summer Workshop

    Aim 2

    Expose students to networks and contacts


    » Career mentoring and work shadow opportunities

    What success will look like

    Student and mentor attendance at the workshops

    Aim 3

    Provide students with academic and career options


    » Aptitude testing, career presentations, CV writing and interview skills

    What success will look like

    Career and academic mapping post Summer Workshops

  • Impact


    The One Degree Mentoring Programme offers short term help by helping the students through their GCSE exams. It also introduces the benefits of being involved with One Degree after this programme.
    The One Degree Summer Workshops provides practical and long term options and solutions for the students to use. It also allows us to more effectively map the students progress into further education and careers.



  • Budget

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  • Background



  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Read more about the Charity running this project.