Why students lead U:PASS sessions

Q: Students lead in U:PASS for a wide variety of reasons – to mentor, to gain leadership skills, to improve communication skills, to get educational experience, to see what it’s like working for UTS. What’s something you feel you have gained in one (or more) of these areas over the last fortnight? Why? (You may also choose another area if you wish!) 🙂
A: I think I provide a variation of an expected generic answer each session report for this section. Of course, all that stuff about leadership skills, communication skills, experience and the such is all true. However in terms of “why students lead U:PASS” I think I’ve reached a point where there’s only one real reason that matters now.

I love it!

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About Georgina Barratt-See

Georgina manages the UTS U:PASS (UTS Peer Assisted Study Success) program, which assists students in 50 first and second year subjects with study sessions run by trained student facilitators. Georgina has 14 years experience in the Higher Education sector with interests in student leadership, mentoring, first year experience, teaching and learning.

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