Our mentors are an alliance of alumni, enterprise and community partners and individuals who provide mentorship to our students and programme participants.  Our mentor programme matches the knowledge, skills, experience and entrepreneurial capability of the mentor with the mentee need.  

IdeasLab are looking for mentors who want to give back to the community and contribute to student innovation and entrepreneurship. We welcome mentors from start-ups, academia, industry and social enterprises across the following sectors:

  • Financial and Legal Services 
  • Digital Transformation
  • Medtech
  • Creative Industries

 If you would like to join our programme as a mentor our ask is that you would attend a mentorship training session with us and once a suitable opportunity arises we will connect you with it.  The commitment will be 1 hour a week over a 4, 8 or 10-week block depending on your availability. 

If you are interested please email and we will get in touch. 

What is in it for you?

  • Becoming part of IdeasLab community means becoming part of a vibrant community of innovators and entrepreneurs across our region.
  • An opportunity to give back and also develop you own skills as a mentor.
  • Opportunity to work with, teach and learn from an amazing student cohort from diverse backgrounds and with a broad range of talents.
  • Opportunity to attend and network at our on campus events throughout the year.
  • Mentors will also receive a certificate of participation as a token of our appreciation!

Meet the IdeasLab Mentors