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Mentor Programme

The University of Borås welcomes almost 400 international students every year. The mentor programme aims to facilitate the students' adaptation to their new environment here in Borås.

For enrolled students
Are you interested in meeting people from different countries, get to know a new culture and learn a new language or train a language you already know? Would you like to share your own experiences from your studies and time in Borås? 

We are looking for current students who are eager to help new international students adjust to life and studies in Borås. Being a mentor is a rewarding experience and gives you the opportunity to make new friends for life. Mentors can be either current Swedish or current international students at the University of Borås. 

For new incoming students
The mentor programme is a chance for you to get in touch with a student currently studying at University of Borås (local or international student) before the semester starts. The students will be a point of contact for you before your arrival and can give you a helping hand while starting your time as an international student at the University of Borås. 

Due to an exceptional high number of requests for the mentor programme for autumn 2018, the spots filled up quickly and therefore the registration has been closed. We follow the first come, first served basis.

Request for Consent

We need your consent to process your personal data in the registration form. The information will be processed by those who administer and provide the mentor services at the university, in order to process your application, offer you an appropriate mentor, communicate with you, and administer the men­tor programme. The information will be stored within the EU/EEA, and erased when it’s no longer required for the specified purposes.

The University of Borås is the controller of the processing, and the legal basis for the processing is article 6.1 (a) GDPR (consent). It’s completely voluntary to consent. If you consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. By submitting this form you consent that the University of Borås may collect and process your personal data as described above.

Read more about how the University of Borås processes your personal data and your rights at the university’s website, http://www.hb.se/dataskydd