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Learning from your peers: Why everyone should have a mentor


​Join us for the first Trinity Alumni Business Network meeting of 2018; centred around the value of mentoring in business, and why everyone should have a mentor.

Our business networks encourage interaction between alumni and current students, and we are delighted to have three great guest speakers to share their stories and expertise:

  • Leeds Trinity alumnus Tim Hodgson who is Director of Westcourt Group - a regional property development business based in Harrogate;
  • David Shindler - an approved Training Partner of The Mentoring School and licensed to deliver the award-winning specialist National Apprentice Mentoring qualification; and
  • Leeds Trinity alumnus Mark Cook who is Deputy Head Teacher at Skipton Academy.

What's happening?

6.00 – 6.30pm    Arrival and Refreshments
6.30 – 6.40pm    Welcome by Andy Gilliland and introduction to the panel
6.40 – 7.00pm    Tim Hodgson: My success story and advice to others
7.00 – 7.20pm    David Shindler: Why you should have a mentor 
7.20 – 7.40pm    Mark Cook: The relationship between schools, colleges and business
7.40 – 7.45pm    Panel questions     
7.45 – 8.30pm    Hosted themed tables including mentoring, finance, business start-ups, postgraduate study and more


Thursday 8 February 2018
6.00 - 8.30pm


Lambert's Yard
162-163 Lower Briggate

Who should attend?

The event will be of particular interest to students and alumni in business, those teaching business in schools and colleges, and anyone who has an interest in being a mentor or any students who may like a mentor.

Dress code​

Smart casual

How to book?

Tickets for this event are free, please book your place via Eventbrite​.

Further information

If you have any queries, please contact Brett Arnall, Alumni Relations Officer, by email or call 0113 283 7221.