Interested in a bright employment future?

Bright Futures Mentoring Program

It provides a learning experience that connects the classroom to the ‘real world’.

The next Bright Futures Mentor Program begins in Term 2, 2024.

You can apply for an industry mentor starting Monday, 22 April 2024.

The program is a collaboration between Alumni and Giving and Careers & Employability

Professional mentoring relationships:

  • Enhance connections between study and work
  • Assist with the transition from university to employment
  • Provide opportunities for professional development, networking and idea exchange between experienced professionals and the next generation of leaders
  • Involve alumni and industry back in the life of the University in a meaningful way.

* Eligibility – Undergraduate students who have completed at least 6 units. Postgraduate Masters and PhD students from Term 1 of studies.

Mentor overseeing research in the laboratory

Are you an Alumni or an industry professional?

Interested in mentoring a Southern Cross University student.

Key dates Term 2, 2024 Program



Mentee applications open

Monday 22 April, 2024

Mentee applications close

Sunday 12 May, 2024

Mentors/Mentees advised of match

Thursday 16 May, 2024

Bright Futures program concludes

Friday 9 August, 2024

Program evaluation to be completed by

Sunday 8 September, 2024