This website is designed for you, a mentor supervising students in practice, to give you all the information you need to support students in a practice learning environment.
You will find useful resources such as assessment forms and guidance notes available on the relevant pages for your profession.

Visit our pages below for more information and guidance for each section of Health and Social Care. For more information about the faculties, visit the faculty pages for the Faculty of Medical Science or the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.

Read the information and guidance related to the implementation of the Enhanced Practice Support Framework in your practice area.

Read about the Myprogress project.

Urgent - out of hours contact

NOTE: Mentors MUST follow their own Organisation internal escalation process before making a decision to use the contact numbers below.

When the University is closed and our Mentors have an urgent student concern, which cannot wait until the University re-opens, they can use the contact numbers below to speak to University staff urgently:


Direct line to ARU security team: 01245 683628

Cambridge (for Cambridgeshire)

Direct line to ARU security team: 01223 417734

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