Activities, PAL

‘It’s not just the academic, it’s everything.’ Our PALs reflect on their experience this year

Not only was Friday the end of term, it was also the Peer Assisted Learning awards event, celebrating the students who were instrumental in the success of the PAL scheme this year. PAL has gotten bigger and better this year. There were over 100 new PAL Mentors, sessions in 15 academic departments and over 1000… Continue reading ‘It’s not just the academic, it’s everything.’ Our PALs reflect on their experience this year

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Activities, PAL

How to make the most of uni – join in, create balance

You don’t just go to university to get a degree. Join in and make sure to create a balance – two good pieces of advice from Lorentina who this year has become a PAL Mentor. Here she talks about what she plans to get out of her second year at uni and beyond.     Find… Continue reading How to make the most of uni – join in, create balance

Activities, PAL

Help new students to settle in and thrive at Goldsmiths

As a Peer Assisted Learning Leader, you get to pass on all your hard earned wisdom to new students, supporting them socially and personally to settle in and get the best out of their first year at Goldsmiths. Sounds interesting? Miriam, who runs the scheme talks to us about what you do as a PAL and… Continue reading Help new students to settle in and thrive at Goldsmiths