Dr. May Lim, Academic Mentor, Engineering

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Dr. May Lim  is a Scientia Education Academy Fellow and a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Chemical Engineering. She has worked closely with her Faculty, student societies, UNSW Career and Employment Unit, industry and professional bodies to improve the process for Industrial Training (a form of Work Integrated Learning) for Engineering, and contributed to the development of tools and guidelines for capturing, assessing and evaluating student professional development in WIL. She is also experienced in the development of capstone undergraduate laboratory courses and Level 2 fundamental engineering courses.

Email [email protected] to enquire if May is available to mentor you.

Mentoring for

Learning and Teaching

  • student learning
  • learning and teaching curriculum design
  • assessment and feedback
  • formative peer observation of teaching
  • convening a course
  • integrating technologies into learning and teaching
  • active learning spaces
  • general teaching methods                          

Learning and Teaching Awards

  • development of an application for a UNSW promotion
  • development of an application for a learning and teaching fellowship e.g. Higher Education Academy (HEA)

Generic Mentoring

  • identifying leadership opportunities in learning and teaching, research and social engagement

Conditions for mentoring facilitation

  • one-on-one mentoring
  • 1-2 mentees at any stage

Academic level of potential mentees

  • Lecturer A
  • Lecturer B         


Willing to mentor within my discipline and/or across disciplines