Southeast Asian Student Engagement programming and support provides connections to academic, career, wellness and many other services to foster a sense of belonging and community.
Within each area of programming, there is a focus on connection (to each other and the broader U of T community), as well as navigating barriers to access and inclusion.
Southeast Asian Student Engagement is part of Access & Inclusion Peer Programs.
This program is for Southeast Asian students with intersectional identities, including: Racialized, international, 2SLGBTQIA+, mature, Transitional Year Programme students (current & former) and other lived identities.
How The Program Works
Individual appointments in-person or online Monday to Friday, September to March.
Facilitated small group, in-person discussions every Tuesday from 3 – 4 p.m., September to March. Location TBA. Registration is required.
Facilitated workshops and events focusing on connections to supports and Southeast Asian clubs, staff and faculty.
Learn more about how to register for appointments, drop-ins and events under Program Registration.
Program Activities & Schedule25 Oct
Southeast Asian Students & Clubs Welcome
Meet Southeast Asian peers, club leaders, staff and faculty who will share their experiences, supports and advice. Event ends with a social!Register5 Dec
Black, Latin American, Southeast Asian & First Generation Undergrad Students Engaging in Research
African Black Caribbean, Latin American, Southeast Asian and First Generation students discuss research with involved upper year Mentor Navigators and professors from a variety of disciplines who will share their perspectives on: how to demystify research and why this experience is important for undergrads; wayfinding and tips for preparing applications; and the demand for equitable access to opportunities. Presentation, faculty panel and Q&A, breakout rooms - bring your questions!Register
Program Student Team
Identity: Chinese Malaysian, First Generation
Role on Team: Mentor Navigator
Why I became a mentor navigator: To make the university experience less isolating.
Program of Study: Human Geography and Contemporary Asian Studies
Year of Study: 4th
Learn more about Wan Li
Identity: Burmese, Dai, French-Canadian, First Generation, Buddhist
Role on Team: Mentor Navigator
Why I became a mentor navigator: To help create a community that's inclusive and supportive.
Program of Study: Peace, Conflict and Justice, and Contemporary Asian Studies
Year of Study: 3rd
Learn more about Natalie
Book an appointment on the CLNx Mentor Navigator appointment calendar.
Go to the Leadership, Mentorship & Clubs events calendar on CLNx to register for drop-ins.
Watch: Using the CLNx: Registering for events
You will receive a confirmation email regarding your registration. For questions and registration support, please email Adonica Huggins at email@example.com.
Considerations & Exceptions
If you’re interested in further resources, please check out the Mentorship & Peer Programs resource library to learn more.