Good practices in mentoring foreign students
Prof. Dr. Melissa Siegel, Professor of Migration Studies, UNU-MERIT
This webinar is specifically targeted at bringing together university staff working with international students in a mentor or coaching role, and the aim of the session is to discuss best or good practices in mentoring, to share ideas and to discuss challenges and opportunities in mentoring international students.
Professor Siegel is hosting this event as part of the EU-funded Intercultural Learning Online project.
This webinar is open to the public - everyone is welcome to join the discussion.
Date: Tues 7 November 2023
Starting time: 15:00 CET
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Meeting ID: 874 8728 6037
About the speaker
Melissa Siegel is a Professor of Migration Studies at UNU-MERIT and Maastricht University where she manages several migration research projects, coordinates the Migration Studies Specialization as part of the Master’s programme in Public Policy and Human Development and formerly headed the Migration Management Diploma Programme. She is Co-Director of the Maastricht Center for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE). She currently holds the Chair of the UNU Migration Network and is a Research Associate at the Center on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford. She is also on the advisory board of the Migration Policy Center, EUI and was formerly on the board of the Hague Process on Refugees and Migration. She has done visiting research fellowships at Harvard University, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and the University of Oxford. She has advised, worked on or headed projects for several governments and international organisations. She is regularly involved in migration-related trainings/capacity building for governments and international organizations as well as teaching at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level. She has also given advice at the United Nations and European Commission on migration issues. Her main research interests lie in the causes and consequences of migration with a strong emphasis on the linkages between migration and development.
Venue: Online (Zoom)
Date: 07 November 2023
Time: 15:00 CET