Making your way in your university and professional life

Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome offers its students tutoring services throughout their university career, from beginning to end. Tutors are professors, doctors, nurses, technicians, researchers, PhD and graduate students, and students in the last years of their studies.

The personal tutor

Personal tutors help students recognize their own potential, the resources available to them facilitating growth of their learning skills, and their ability to cope with responsibilities and difficulties. Tutors accompany students through the entire period of their studies, helping them frame each new experience and challenge within a wider motivational and value-driven context:

  • integration into university life;
  • time management, organizational skills and learning methodologies;
  • planning an exam calendar and self-assessment of exam results;
  • motivation, self-efficacy and relationships with teachers;
  • learning objectives.

 

The tutor-student relationship, besides providing functional strategies, is also an opportunity for dialogue that can deepen the student's self-awareness of his own personality.

The academic tutor

These tutors work closely with the course teachers, helping them organize and manage their courses in consideration of student's needs. Tutors act as the students' spokesperson, to promote a constant dialogue between teachers and students facilitating learning process.

The clinical tutor

Clinical tutors provide support to students during training and internship activities.Clinical tutors provide support to students during training and internship activities.They are the students' figure for the acquisition of clinical skills required toobtain credits for the degree program. Clinical tutors, by focusing on specific objectives, also help students navigate the professional world and make appropriatechoices for the future:

  • monitoring the development of skills specific to students’ career choices, as well as knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, required on the wards and in the laboratories;
  • tracking the acquisition and processing of attitudes and behaviors consistent with the student's career choice (collaboration, cooperation);
  • orientation regarding future professional choices.

Professionalizing tutoring

The professionalizing action of the tutor helps student make choices concerning their professional future and more effective access to work. It influences the choice of course of studies and the acquiring of a methodology to actively search for a job according to skills and personal attitudes. In particular, it helps to develop cross-competences and soft skills (self-awareness, discrimination, effective communication, decision-making ability and problem-solving), which allow students to operate competently on personal, social and professional levels.