Since its inception on January 12, 2012, Sunshine- the counselling cell at IIT- H, has been committed to
helping the student community. The dedicated team of Sunshine comprises of a Faculty in- Charge, two Psychological Counsellors,
fifteen faculty representatives, three student heads, seven management team members and thirty six student mentors.
The Student Mentor Program is run by Sunshine, the counseling cell of IITH. The student mentors are
selected by the Sunshine counsellors through an interview and are trained in basic counselling skills
thereby, making them competent to help other students in an unbiased manner and enabling them to
run the program in an efficient way.
The student mentorship program is aimed at offering the incoming students, an interface to understand and interact with the diverse student community at IITH. With the institute having a strict anti-ragging policy, the program also doubles up as an excellent ice-breaker.
The objectives of the student mentor program include:
On the whole, the program aims to provide the incoming students with a cordial environment to make their transition to the IITH way of life as smooth and fun-filled as possible.
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