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Global Mentorship Programme

Inspired by the mission of promoting students' personal, professional and social success, the Global Mentorship Programme (in short 'GMP') builds an open, responsive and globally connected network linking talented and motivated students with world-class industry leaders and experienced GMP alumni around the world. 

The GMP Philosophy

GMP adopts a student-directed, mentor-supported, academic-facilitated, and research-enforced experiential learning approach. It develops students through a dual-mentoring system and brings theory and practice together into the programme design and evaluation. The strengthened “industry-education-research” collaboration has greatly supported students’ holistic development in a changing global environment.

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The GMP Mentors

Our industry mentors include experienced global leaders from corporate, public and social sectors throughout the world. They hold senior management positions such as CEO, Managing Director, Business Founder, Vice President, CFO, Senior Director. Below is a list of the selected organisations the GMP industry mentors work for:

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Our peer mentors are senior year students and alumni currently working or have had internships in leading companies such as Unilever, Hays, HSBC, Deloitte, Meituan. The majority of the alumni peer mentors are graduate or current student at the world's top universities, including the University of Oxford, Imperial College London, Columbia University, WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, University of Edinburg. All the peer mentors have successfully completed the GMP learning and thus can provide tailored support for student mentees.

The GMP mentors come from more than 20 countries and regions, such as: Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, and many other.

The GMP Learning Experience

GMP students will go through three phases of learning supported by mentors and the GMP academic team.  

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The GMP Achievement

Between 2016 Autumn and 2021 Spring, GMP has supported over 350 students from all three faculties to find their career directions, paths and resources. More than 70% GMP students had their further study in the world’s Top 100 universities, among which 40% are ranked as Top 20. Those who directly sought for employment after graduation are working in renown companies and institutions. GMP has received the university’s Lord Dearing Teaching Award and Ningbo Municipal Outstanding Teaching and Learning Award.

Apply for GMP

GMP welcomes applications from students of all years and faculties. Interested students shall fill in the application form distributed by career office at the beginning of the semester and provide any required information. Successful applicants will receive an admission notification and programme details from the programme director.

For further information, please contact: mentorship@nottingham.edu.cn