UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 12 | Oct.
Local High School Students Offered Mentors
UBC mentoring opportunities for local high school students
will soon be made available via a web-based service called
UBC Mentor Centre.
The virtual centre is being launched this month and is designed
to help teachers secure mentoring experiences for their students.
Opportunities include guided group visits, supervised use
of lab equipment, and e-mail consultations with faculty members
on school projects.
Originated by Asst. Prof. Jane Roskams of the Dept. of Zoology,
the gateway Web site will also be linked to other community
UBC Mentor Centre is a pilot project of the Vancouver School
Board and the faculties of Medicine and Science.
For further information or to volunteer as a mentor, contact
Lucia Wilson at email@example.com.