Industry mentoring for business students

Lucy Mentoring is a Macquarie Business School program empowering women and gender diverse students through connections with professionals from the business world.

About Lucy

The program provides eligible students access to a network of successful professionals in the industry. Students in the program receive one-on-one mentoring from an industry professional with whom they can work towards their professional development and career goals. Mentors and students also attend events throughout the program where they will have the opportunity to meet other program participants, hear from inspiring guest speakers, and learn from engaging workshop facilitators with extensive industry experience.

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2024 Program time frame

Both mentors and mentees should commit to spending approximately 20 hours mentoring or being mentored during the program. To successfully complete the Lucy Mentoring Program and obtain the certificate, it is essential you attend all the sessions and submit the reflective journal mentioned below.

    Student Applications Open 9am 19 February
    Student Applications Close 5pm 14 March
    Mentee interviews March
    Workshop 1 30 April
    Lucy Mentoring Program Launch 8am - 9.30am 8 May
    End of program event 6pm - 8pm 24 October
    Reflective journal due 25 November

    Become a Lucy Mentee


    To be eligible to participate in the program as a mentee, you must:

    • Identify as a woman, or a gender diverse student
    • Be enrolled in a Macquarie Business School degree
      • Undergraduate: completed a minimum of 80cp
      • Postgraduate: completed a minimum of 40cp
    • Remain enrolled in units throughout the course of the program
    • Have a consistent pass rate (or above)
    • Commit to attending all events and engaging with your mentor

    Preference may be given to students in their penultimate or final year of study.


    Applications for 2024 are now closed. Submit an Expression of Interest below to be notified when applications open for 2025

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    Past testimonials

Izabella Lloyd-White profile photo

The Lucy Mentoring Program is the real deal. No fluff, just tangible results. If you're serious about personal and professional growth, this program is a game-changer. Highly recommended.

Izabella Lloyd-White Bachelor of Commerce with Bachelor of Information Technology
Manasbi Poudel profile photo

Lucy Mentorship is a truly transformational journey that makes you ready for your future. It elevates you to new heights and helps you gain the confidence to grow into a better leader of the future.

Manasbi Poudel Master of Business analytics