Making your way in your university and professional life
Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome offers its students tutoring servicesCampus Bio-Medico University of Rome offers its students tutoring servicesthroughout their university career, from beginning to end. Tutors can beprofessors, doctors, nurses, technicians, researchers, PhD and graduatestudents, as well as students in the last years of their studies.
The personal tutor
Personal tutors help students to recognise their potential and the resourcesPersonal tutors help students to recognise their potential and the resourcesthey can draw on to facilitate the growth of their learning skills, as well as theirability to cope with responsibilities and difficulties. Tutors accompany studentsthroughout their study period, helping them to place each new experience andchallenge in a broader, motivational and value-oriented context:• integration into university life• time management, organisational skills and learning methodologies• planning a personal exam schedule 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 anopportunity for dialogue that can deepen the student's awareness of his ownpersonality.
The academic tutor
These tutors work closely with the course teachers, helping them organise andThese tutors work closely with the course teachers, helping them organise andmanage their courses in consideration of the students’ needs. The Academictutors act as the students' spokesperson, in order to promote a constantdialogue between teachers and students, facilitating the learning process.
The clinical tutor
Clinical tutors provide support to students during their training and internshipClinical tutors provide support to students during their training and internshipactivities. They guide the student in the process of acquiring the clinical skillsnecessary to obtain the required credits for the degree course. By focusing onspecific objectives, clinical tutors also help students to orient themselves in theprofessional world and make appropriate choices for their future:• monitoring the development of skills specific to a student’s careerchoices, as well as knowledge, attitude, and behaviour required on thewards and in the laboratories• tracking the acquisition and processing of attitude and behaviourconsistent with the student's career choice (collaboration, cooperation)• orientation regarding future professional choices.
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.